The Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification (TASC) offers you the opportunity to inspect your written examination material used for external assessment of the TASC accredited courses you studied.

Applications to review your 2018 external assessment will only be accepted via the online Request for Inspection or Copy of Written Assessment Materials Form. Please view the important information below before applying, including information about application fees.

Please note, TASC does not remark written exams. All TASC external assessments, including written examinations are marked using rigorous and transparent processes by qualified and experienced markers. Consistent and transparent decisions are made throughout the marking process and the processes are applied consistently for all students in Tasmania.

Your written examination material will not be reviewed unless there is a clear process error as indicated below.

If you believe there has been a process error you must provide detailed information on the form provided to you at the inspection.

  1. Suspected administrative error
  • If you discover a possible administrative error, including the transcription of results or the addition of marks, please provide details on the form provided to you at the inspection.
  • The time to correct a suspected administrative error is approximately 10 working days from the date of your inspection of written examination material.
  • You will receive formal correspondence from TASC outlining any change applied as well as any revised results documentation (where appropriate).
  1. Unmarked material
  • If you think that some material may not have been marked, please provide details on the form provided to you at the inspection.
  • TASC will arrange for any unmarked material to be marked.
  • The time to undertake additional marking is approximately 20 working days from the date of your inspection of written material.
  • You will receive formal correspondence outlining any change applied as well as any revised results documentation (where appropriate).
  1. Incomplete or inconsistent application of assessment processes
  • If you think that some part of the assessment process has not have been undertaken fully or consistently please provide details on the form provided to you at the inspection.
  • If there has been a failure to follow process or procedure, the resolution of which would result in an improved award, TASC will undertake the necessary investigation.
  • The time to process these requests will depend on the availability of the Marking Coordinator for the course.
  • You will receive formal correspondence outlining the outcome of the investigation as well as any revised results documentation (where appropriate).

FIRST ROUND INSPECTIONS OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION MATERIAL

Application deadline – 3 January 2019

Year 12 and 13 students first round requests to inspect written exam material
Inspections will be held at regional centres between 9-11 January 2019

  • Hobart
  • Launceston
  • Devonport

SECOND ROUND INSPECTIONS OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION MATERIAL

Application deadline –  1 February 2019

Year 11 students (and Year 12 and 13 students who did not apply in the first round)
Inspections will be held in mid-February 2019, at the schools students attended.

Students are required to complete the Request for Inspection or Copy of Written Assessment Materials form and pay the associated costs.

Fees

There is a fee of $15.80 per exam for a 30 minute inspection.

Students can bring one person with them to the inspection, ideally a person with expertise in the relevant course.

Practical courses

Inspections are not available for practical based courses, such as Art Production, Art Studio Practice, Theatre Performance, or Student Directed Inquiry subjects with practical-based components, such as Drama and Dance Choreography and Performance. However, an internal administrative review of your assessment could be conducted.

  • You will be provided with the written examination material you requested as well as a copy of the relevant written examination papers.
  • You will have 30 minutes to inspect your written examination material.
  • Your written examination material must not be removed or marked in any way, nor may it be copied or photographed.
  • A TASC officer will be present to supervise your inspection of written examination material and cannot provide feedback about your individual performance or any suspected process errors you may observe.
  • You must use the inspection of written examination material form provided to indicate that you have received and reviewed your requested written examination material and to indicate details of any suspected process error.
  • All written examination material, as well as the inspection of written examination material form must be handed to the TASC officer before you leave the room.
  • This is a formal process and will be followed up by TASC staff at the conclusion of the inspection of written examination material session.