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Developing Effective Assessment Questions

8 November 2018

Are your assessment questions effective? Are they providing sufficient information towards your overall assessment to assist in meeting the principles of assessment and rules of evidence? This session will cover the advantages and limitations of multiple choice questions, true/false questions, short answer and matching questions. It will also include guidance in developing these forms of assessment questions.

Key topics covered within the webinar

  • Multiple choice questions
  • True/false questions
  • Short answer questions
  • Matching questions
  • Q&A

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

8 November 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
12:00pm - 1:00pm (AEDT: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
11:30am - 12:30pm (ACDT: SA)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:00am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

  • RTO/Compliance Manager
  • Trainer and Assessor
  • Consultant

What to expect

Presented by Ed Spink, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


Edward Spink


Ed Spink has worked in the VET sector since 1982 in a variety of roles including, training and assessing in the automotive trades and the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of quality management systems within both public and private training providers.

The quality management systems consisted of ISO, ARF, QETO, AQTF and VQF. Ed has also worked for a number of years with ASQA (National) and DET (Qld) as a lead auditor. Ed currently operates his own consultancy business, BES Business Services Pty Ltd, assisting RTO’s in the development and ongoing maintenance of their RTO’s management systems and the development and validation of assessments.

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in discussion
  • Share your thoughts via online chat window
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter, Ed Spink, before the session, please email

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