Core Competency Assessments

Course core competencies

To ensure the highest standard of student proficiency and competence all our courses are based upon a set of core course competencies that follow the guidelines set out in the UK's National Occupational Standards:

  • Core knowledge
  • Coaching application
  • Continuing professional development
  • HR, compliance, governance and risk.
  • Company coaching models.
  • National occupational standards.
  • Staff development
  • Making the management difference
  • Well being at work, staff welfare
  • Managing your personal stress..
  • Achieving individuals targets and KPI'S
  • Appraising staff and the importance of personal growth.
  • Influencing and communication.
  • The HPO Model / minimum standards..
  • Promoting positive change.

All of our assessments work in tandem with the standards set by NOS and assess all students via:

  1. Core knowledge at the end of each section by sitting a multi-choice exam
  2. Various course case study exercises
  3. Multi-course dissertations
  4. Recommended course reading
  5. Case study one-day face-to-face skill assessment. NOS core competencies measured and assessed
  6. Case study client session assessments
  7. Practice modules
  8. Personal and Corporate case studies.

End of section Assessments

At the end of each section to check your level of understanding there is a multi-choice open book assessment. You can have 3 attempts at this and the passmark is 60%. If you fail 3 consecutive times, you will need to email your course tutor for guidance and support. All of the multi-choice questions will have 1 answer only. You must select the answer that you feel is the best from the choice you have, and tick the appropriate box and move on to the next question. This is an open book assessment.

  1. Modular Assessments
  2. Section case studies
  3. Written assignments
  4. Written practical case study assessment and presentation
  5. Scripts
  6. Practice assignments
  7. Monthly Summary and Tutor Support

At the end of each course section please ensure you complete the monthly course tutor feedback sheet and mail in to your tutor attaching all exercises completed from the section. The only exception is end of section multi-choice exams. We assess those within the platform.

Final Assessment

At the end of the course you will be invited to attend an assessment. You will be asked to demonstrate the course modalities you have studied and answer questions centred on our course core competencies, based on a number of client case studies.

This assessment can be completed face-to-face, Skype or via distance correspondence.

Any queries call our student helpline on 01462 431112 or email [email protected].

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