It is essential that the assessors who carry out the assessments are competent to do the job. It would be irony indeed if this were not the case. However, the fact that this section even exists indicates that this is sometimes the case.

This section shows example competency profiles for the roles of primary and secondary assessor and also provides some guidelines for readers to define their own profiles for assessors. The profile for the primary assessor is considered first. This is followed by an example profile for the secondary assessor.

A key point that must be emphasised here is that this section shows competency profiles rather than competency scopes. This is essential. A competency scope shows the desired competencies ...

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