There are different possible combinations of training and assessment.
The exam does not always have to be held immediately after the course.
In the spirit of lifelong learning, assessment can be offered independently of training allowing a person to gain recognition of her learning outcomes, whatever / wherever / whenever the learning context.
The following diagram illustrates some of the possible combinations of training, practice and assessment :
- GREEN stands for training and education (initial or continuous)
- YELLOW and ORANGE stand for practice
- RED stands for assessment In the specific case of clay plaster, we distinguish general building practice (yellow) from practice in clay plastering (orange).