Assessment results are recorded as “competent” or “not yet competent”. In case of “not yet competent”, the candidate is provided with opportunities for further coaching and re-assessment. If not satisfied about the outcome of the assessment, the candidate may lodge an appeal within a specified period. For a person to be declared competent he/she needs to demonstrate the ability to perform tasks and duties described in the unit standards to the standard expected in employment. The most important feature of the CBA system is that each candidate’s achievement is measured against the unit standards rather than against the achievement of other candidates.
During the assessment process, assessors must ensure that their decisions are based on quality evidence. This means that the evidence must be: