Competency assessment LEDA

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Assessing knowledge, skills, competency and behaviours by any means whether formal or informal against frameworks such as SFIA.

Guidance notes

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Assessments may be performed in a number of contexts - such as, but not limited to, recruitment, career progression, professional development planning or accreditation/certification. 

Activities may include -  but are not limited to...

  • evaluating and selecting assessment options
  • adopting or adapting assessment methods, tools, and techniques
  • taking into account the context of the assessment and how the results of the assessment will be used.
  • aligning assessments with ethical, legal and regulatory requirements. Ethical, legal and regulatory requirements are necessary to ensure integrity of assessments and when handling personal data.

Competency assessment: Level 6

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Champions the importance and value of assessment and of appropriate assessment methods, tools and techniques. Develops organisational policies, standards, and guidelines for assessments. Leads in the introduction and use of assessment methodologies and tools. Establishes an assessment practice and pool of assessors within the organisation. Establishes quality assurance to ensure internal and/or external consistency and reliability of assessment outcomes. Ensures the quality of assessments across different user groups.

Competency assessment: Level 5

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Provides advice and guidance on the selection, adoption and adaption of appropriate assessment methods, tools and techniques. Plans assessments based on the context of the assessment and how the results of the assessment will be used. Manages execution of assessments to ensure they deliver the required outcomes with acceptable quality. Monitors and moderates reviews performed by other assessors. Manages reviews of the benefits and value of assessment methods and tools. Identifies and recommends improvements to assessment methods and tools.

Competency assessment: Level 4

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Performs routine and non-routine assessments of knowledge, skill, competency or behaviour using specified methods. Provides advice and guidance to support adoption of assessment methods and tools. Moderates assessments conducted by other assessors. Reviews and improves usage and application of assessment methods and tools.

Competency assessment: Level 3

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Performs routine assessments of knowledge, skill, competency or behaviour using specified methods.