There are different types of assessment that are carried out for different purposes and at different times. The attached fact-sheet details information on informal, formal, initial, formative and summative assessment, and guides you on how, when and where to use each type.
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The role of an assessor can be varied and different depending upon the organisation you work for, your vocational specialism and any regulations of your awarding organisation. The principles of the assessor role however are very similar. The attached fact-sheet sets out in detail the expectations of how to become an assessor and understanding the role when qualified.