Candidate Rights and Responsibilities 2019-03-20T13:52:58+00:00

Candidate Rights and Responsibilities

General Rights for the Participants in an Evaluation Process

The evaluated person has the following rights:

a) Being informed about her or his rights and responsibilities.
b) Being treated with courtesy, respect, rigour and imparciality, no matter his or her personal characteristics: age, disability, race, sex, nationality, language, religion, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics.
c) Being assessed with tools and technques according to professional guidelines and appropriate depending on the way the results may be used.
d) Recieving a brief previous explanation, either oral or written, about the aim of the evaluation, the kind of techniques which are going to be implemented, if he or she will be informed about their results, who is going to recieve the results and the use foreseen for them.
e) Knowing beforehand the assessment when it is going to be hold, if the results will be available and if it is so, when they will be and wether he or she has to pany any exam fee.
f) The assessments have to be realized and interpreted by professional who are completely qualified for doing so and who respect deontological codes. They can also be corrected by appropriate systems for these people.
g) Knowing if the assessment is optional and knowing the consecuencies of either undergo or not to it, of not finishing it or of hiding their results.
h) Knowing before hand if it is foreseen to his or her results to be explained. If they are so, they can be convey either orally or in writing, always in a reasonable time and in an accesible terms.
i) Knowing that either the answers as the assessment results will be treated in a confidential way by the service provider and will only be given to the right people.
j) Raising objections about the assessment process or their results and being informed about the processes that might be used to solve this objections, such as processes or deadlines for claiming submitions and resolutions, as well as the way to document formal objections.

Note. If the assessed person may have any disability, he or she has the right to ask for and receive information about the suitable adaptations. If he or she had any difficulty when understanding the language in which he or she will be assess, the candidate has the right to know beforehand if any adaptation is available.

General Responsibilites for the Participants in an Evaluation Process

The evaluated person has the following responsibilities:

a) reading or listening about their rights and responsibilities as an assessed person.
b) Treating everyone in a courtous and respectful manner during the assessment process.
c) Asking before the assessment about the possible doubts about the process itself, the way in which it is going to be performed, what they have to do and what is going to be done with the results.
d) Reading or listening the provided information before the assessment and paying attention to all the instructions.
e) Knowing when and where the assessment is going to be performed, meeting all the requirements, arriving on time and with all the material and being ready for the evaluation
f) Respecting the rules and instruction given and acting truely during the evaluation.
g) Asking about the possible consecuencies of not doing the tests or of abandonning the assessment process and accepting them.
h) Reporting to the responsible team if the environment or technical conditions may have affected the results.
i) Asking about the confidentiality of the assessment answers and results, if they affect the assessed person and, if necessary, indicating who needs to be informed of the results.
j) Handling on time and with respects the queries or objections the candidate may have about the assessment process or their results.
k) Giving informed consent.

Note. Assessed people should previosly inform to the assessment responsible if they need any adaptation related to disability or physical problem or any desease that may affect their performance. If they have any difficulty to understand the instructions, he or she must inform the assessment responsible.