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  • Ensure that skill sheets are properly completed and submitted. This involves making sure that a student’s name, student ID number, home department or class number, and the date on which the evaluation occurred are clearly indicated. It also involves indicating whether that student’s performance was successful or unsuccessful, and if applicable, their score.
  • In paper-based scenarios, make sure that your name and signature are recorded, and if using Questionmark, ensure you use the proper, identifying login information.
  • Inform the candidate of his/her test results. In order to respect student confidentiality, individual test results must always communicated in private.
  • Obtain the student’s signature, which is not meant to prove necessarily that the student agrees with the results communicated, but acknowledges that the evaluation took place.
  • Take the time to recognize and reinforce what the candidate did well.
  • Point out how their performance could be improved.
  • Ask candidate(s) if they have any questions.


The following video shows a JIBC evaluator informing a candidate of the results of a practical skills evaluation.

Even though the candidate has been unsuccessful, what steps does the evaluator take to support the learner?

“Celebrate what you want to see more of.” –Tom Peters