Developing your digital skills to support assessment

Digital Skills Enhancement Programme

This two day course will provide you with the personal digital skills to develop and expand your assessment approaches inside and outside the classroom, creating a more productive learning environment for you and your students.

Pricing options

SET member: £148.75 

Non-SET member: £175.00

This is a subsidised rate for providers that receive funding from the SFA. For providers not receiving funding the full cost is £262.50

There are two options available to host an event:
  • Self-delivery: we train 2 members of your staff to deliver the programme in your setting.
  • External delivery: we deliver the training with one of our experienced consultants.
Hosting costs £1100 for 8 or more delegates. If you choose self-delivery you will be eligible for an £800 rebate subject to successful completion of the course.

To enquire about hosting, complete this form or call 020 8253 8238.

If you opt for self-delivery, training staff must be validated as suitably experienced and attend free training to deliver the programme. All materials are provided. Hosts must accommodate external delegates.

If you wish to have a course delivered for your staff only please call 020 8253 8238 as different pricing applies.

SET Membership

SET members are entitled to an exclusive 15% discount off this ETF professional development course.

Find out more about SET membership on the Society for Education and Training (SET) website.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for FE staff who may use digital tools in a limited way to support assessment, but who are looking to gain confidence and knowledge of using the whole toolbox of available approaches. 


You will have the knowledge and the confidence to:

  • use a range of online tools to create assessments for learning
  • create resources using Nearpod and PowerPoint to enable ongoing class assessment
  • explore online tools that can make assessment fun and accessible
  • develop your own digital skills in the use of online applications.

Length of the course

This is a two day programme.

Course content

Day One

  • Digital skills for self-assessment
  • Peer assessment
  • Using Google Forms
  • Video self-assessments using Edpuzzle

Day two

  • Self-assessment using Excel
  • Continual assessment using Nearpod
  • Providing feedback to practical assessments
  • Making assessment fun and accessible

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830