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especially on the CORE COMPETENCIES .The heart of the Assessment Tools Development Process is the preparation of the practical projects which will enable the assessor to determine whether or not the candidate has the competence/s required by the qualification.

. The Practical project for a qualification assessment may consist of 1 or more projects which will include the competencies covered by the Assessment Tool. knowledge and proper work attitude.  A project may cover various competencies that can enable the candidate to demonstrate his skills.

the cost including time duration must be seriously considered in the development of the project. While it is necessary that all competencies must be observed during assessment. .

We should ask the question. for competency-based assessment. we should choose materials which are readily available and with the lowest possible cost. However. we may choose to develop project on the most complicated competence. When the qualification involves competencies which have related skills and knowledge. this would not be a good model. without necessarily sacrificing the quality of the assessment process. since fulfilling this would mean that the other competencies downstream can also be achieved. the project. 'Is using these materials not affecting the skills requirements of the job?'  In .

Working drawings and measurements must be clearly prepared. but still the project must use the standard sizes of the materials as used in industry. . Design of the projects where measurements would allow for recycling of materials must be pursued. such that only the important components showing the competencies measured must be present. using Auto CAD or similar software.The size and configuration of the project must be properly managed. Project must be developed to simulate the actual practice in industry and not what has been usually done in the training laboratory or workshop.

Welding Carbon Steel Plates ( SMAW) Elements 1. 6G 2. . Group related competencies with similar skills & knowledge requirements 2. Groove weld: 1G. 3F. Welding Carbon Steel Pipes (SMAW) Welding Project for Assessment: “ Welding of Carbon Steel Pipes in 6G “ Recommended procedure: 1. 2G. Fillet welding in 1F. 3G. 3G. 2F. 4G. 4F 2. Project using the most complicated competence Example: Assessment in Welding Level II ( Philippines) Competencies 1. 4G Lap & T joints 1. 5G. Groove weld: 1G.Some example consideration in the development of Practical Projects A. 2G. Determine the most complicated competence as basis for the project.

Level III Level II Level I .B. Project development – Progressive type by qualification level.

Proper use of hand or power tools 5. the Assessor verifies the knowledge of the candidate in the above aspects. Work procedures 2. by asking questions . Identification & use of materials 4. This is the role of the oral questioning part of the practical task assessment. Measurements of the quality of finished product . Tolerance must be observed. Machine operations 3.A. If the answers are unsatisfactory. Assessment Procedures for Practical tasks . A rating sheet must be used to compare the finished product to the specifications in the drawing and in the test package. Observation of Safety ( If any of these is observed to be defective or risky. Observation by the Assessor on the following: 1. the assessment should stop.) B.

and a possible alignment be carried out. supplies and materials you will use in this project. . Perform panel repairs (beating and split. equipment. The owner requested for a repair. Write down on the worksheet the list of tools.AUTOMOTIVE BODY REPAIR – L II Practical Project Sample PROJECT A . You are required to carry out body repair according to workshop standard procedures and operational safety. Time = 2 hours A. metal finishing incorporating filler and plastic) Situation: A car has a damage due to an accident on the middle portion of the front right side of the door panel.

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If this is not properly done by the candidate in this worksheet. This could be Materials & Tools requisition forms. the tools and materials he needs to repair a car of a customer. .Note: In this project a typical situation is depicted in the service center. The worksheet is a document which is prepared by the candidate to assist him in the performance of the core competence required in the project and is included in the some Assessment Tool package. the assessor can conclude that he does not possess the competences covered in the assessment. or Accounting worksheets required by the Accounting Assessment Tool. where the assigned mechanic has to request from the stock room. because he does not know what tools and materials to be used.

Sample Worksheet 1 Task 1: Accomplish the necessary data to complete the task: MATERIALS REQUISITION FORM Requested by: ITEM NUMBER __________________________ ITEM DESCRIPTION QTY UNIT Requested by: (Signature) _____________________ Requested on: (Date) _____________________ Stores-in-charge: (Signature) _______________________ Issued on: (Date) _____________________ .

Sample Sector: Manufacturing Occupation: Machining III TITLE OF PROJECT – Fabrication of Square Keyway SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS: THE TASK: You are to accomplish two (2) Projects covering the whole unit of competence You are given _8 hours plus fifteen (15) minutes reading time to accomplish the project You are required to produce the components as shown in the drawing and specifications given You are allowed to use your own calculator and this must be presented to the assessor before start of the test Eccentric Shaft and .

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10 ± 0.10 Length 18 4 15 10 ± 0.05 ± 0.10 Not Satisfactory  .5 Ø24 Ø 30 Ø 24 Ø 30 Ø 45 ( Gear) Ø 28 Ø 24 ± 0.SAMPLE OF MARKING SHEET: PERFORM LATHE MACHINE OPERATION: WORKMANSHIP Required Actual Tolerance Rating Diameter Ø10.6 0˚ ± 0.05 ± 0.10 ± 0.10 ± 0.10 ± 0.10 ± 0.05 ± 0.10 15 10 12 12 Thread Pitch Outside diameter Profile Surface finish Taper Eccentric ( Offset) The candidate’s demonstration was  Satisfactory  Not Satisfactory 4 Ø16 Refer to specs Ra 1.05 ± 0.10 ± 0.10 ± 0.10 ± 0.05 ± 0.10 Ra 1.00 ± 0.6 7˚ 3 ± 0.10 ± 0.

and the actual project data must be measured within these limits. The results gathered from the worksheets and Rating Sheets. Here. the assessor compares the measurements of the project output to the specifications indicated in the Assessment Tool Drawing. including the candidates responses to some verification questions of the Assessor are the basis for the ratings in the Observation Checklist .Observation on the quality of the finished product is recorded in the Rating Sheet . Tolerances are given on various measurements.

e. Cash. air conditioning. items and facilities Explaining in room facilities and demonstrating in room features to guests. Mode of payment (Credit Card. Identify and place the biggest and heaviest guest luggage. b.SUGGESTED ANSWER FOR PROJECT 1 (Sample) 1. including removing luggage from cars. Place and hang guest Jacket and Coat in the porter service cart. message systems wishing guests a pleasant stay 4. Procedure in placing guest luggage in the porter service cart: a. . telephone. curtains. Provide porter service and escort guest from hotel lobby to his\her room using the porter service cart. 3. (any means of transportation) Enquire guest on the following information: a. Recognize guest luggage with FRAGILE sign. greeting and welcoming guests assisting with luggage. Traveller Checks) d. The candidate expected to perform booking guest in a trip. that guest wants to avail. Greet and assist the guest. d. Place of the trip c. Comply with the guest request. Identify and place medium weight and lightest guest luggage c. television. coaches. If there is special promo. Present room facilities and features to the guest. taxis and placing onto porter trolleys\cart opening the do or escorting or directing guests to reception for check-in providing valet parking services 2. Checking operational readiness of all in room equipment. Repeat the guest instruction or stated information to avoid barriers of communication. such as lights. Date and Time of the trip b.