Course Accreditation and Related Issues
Under s26 & s27 of the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification Act 2003, TASC may accredit a senior secondary course for a period determined by the Office.
This section of the TASC website contains information relating to the accreditation of TASC courses, consultation documents, processes for amending accredited courses, and other support material.
A list of current accredited courses and course documents are available from the TASC Course Directory
The following table illustrates the key elements of state-wide accredited
courses and TASCs role in these elements.
|Key elements of state-wide accredited courses:||Current TASC role|
|i. the course document||accredit and publish|
|ii. material to explain the nature of the course to the community, parents and students||brief overview - published with course document|
|iii. examination/assessment specifications, examples and exemplars||design, develop, publish|
|iv. implementation support materials (teacher guides, resources, sample activities)||none|
|v. quality assurance of results||design, develop, conduct, report, publish|
|vi. external assessment||develop, action, deliver, monitor, determine|
|vii. provision/delivery||set standards for provision, audit against standards|
|viii. certification.||collect and verify results, process data and issue certificates and statements.|