Understanding the materials
The study portfolio is an ebook that contains all of the information and guidelines needed for the written and performance examinations. The comprehensive material is written in easy-to-understand language, providing in-depth knowledge of the interworking of haircolor. It is our hope these materials will become the standard by which haircolor is taught and evaluated.
Objectives of creating the certification assessment
Information provided to the candidates prior to taking the certification assessment must be well prepared and of high quality.
It is important that the procedures used by the assessor team are of a consistently high standard; they require formal documentation necessary against failed candidates. It is necessary to validate materials, instructions, and procedures to make certain they to professional test construction techniques.
Committee objectives completed
Objective #1 Document task analysis for each work sample. Specify the relation of tasks to a rating scale. Verify test procedures with a professor of vocational education.
Objective #2 Determine the extent to which candidates are provided information before the assessment.
Objective #3 Implement a formal procedure for feedback to the candidates who have failed the assessment and comment on areas of weakness.
Objective #4 Determine a method by which Assessors are selected, qualified, and trained.
Objective #5 Construct a test manual for Assessors that standardizes instructions.
Objective #6 Address the needs of candidates for whom English is not their primary language.
Objective #7 Evaluate and analyze the test procedure on an annual basis.
Objective #8 Construct a general test administration manual for candidates.