A Code of Professional Practice for Validation and Moderation

Shelley Gillis, Andrea BATEMAN, Berwyn Clayton

National Quality Council | Published : 2009


The Code of Professional Practice contains a set of high level principles as general guidance on how to conduct assessment validation and moderation within a vocational education and training (VET) setting. This Code firstly explains the rationale behind its development. Secondly it explains the technical terms validation and moderation and provides a clear distinction between the two terms. It also contains a set of principles that should underpin assessment validation and moderation in the VET sector.