Taqa Assessors Award
To judge whether evidence is sufficient, authentic and current it is important as an assessor to attend standardisation meetings and to keep up to date with the regulations of the relevant awarding body. If in doubt it is important to double heck.
Evidence is deemed to be sufficient if it is understandable and presented in a clear manner, contains content deemed appropriate for the level of the award and meets all the learning criteria, regulations and requirements set out in the assessment plan.
To check for authenticity the candidate must have confirmed that this is their own work; the assessor must deem it to be original work and the assessor must have checked that any testimonies are from bona …show more content…
The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 – This covers the content of brochures such as what information should be included, the legal contract between tour operator and client, the price of holidays and whether the price can be changed after sale, alterations allowed to the package sold, cancellation terms, liability, insolvency, bonding and insurance required by tour operators.
Aviation Legislation – thi5s covers safety standards on aircraft, environmental concerns, air accident and investigation procedures, consumer protection (ATOL), Aviation Insurance, Reduced Mobility, Denied Boarding, Compensation, Health and Safety and ground handling.
ABTA – The Association of British Travel Agents – Provides bonding and consumer protection for people buying a package from a travel agent.
– Air Travel Organisers Licence – Provides consumer protection for anyone buying air travel and accommodation separately rather than in a package from a travel agent.
All assessment methods can be adapted to be used with learners who have special needs. For example a learner who has dyslexia may be more comfortable with visual or audio assessment, but computer programmes may enable them to submit written evidence easily by speaking and allowing the computer programme to