Examinations Matters

Examinations Matters

General Examination Information

Examinations are being conducted at the end of the course. Students who are successful at the examinations will be awarded the ITEC Diploma. The examination format will consist of both written examination and practical examinations. External Examiners will be present during the examination / endorsed the examination result.

In addition to the ITEC examinations, Spatec Academy also conducts the in-house examination, a mock simulation examination that aims to better prepare the students for the ITEC Examinations. All students are encouraged to pass the in-house examination before proceeding to the ITEC examinations.

Examination Notice will be both announced in class and put up on the notice boards. Students are expected to keep themselves updated on the examination schedules, requirements and the rules to comply.

Passing Criteria for Diploma Examinations

Spatec Academy categorizes course marks according to the standard grading scale as follows:

Grading Scale for Theory papers:

Pass Grade: 60-74%

Credit/Merit Grade: 75-89%

Distinction Grade: 90-100%

Pass Grade for Anatomy and Physiology Theory paper: 50%

Pass Grade for Practical: 60%

All students must satisfy the following conditions before being awarded the expected academic award upon completion of their course:

  1. Fulfilled course requirements for graduation;
    For example, ITEC students must pass all of their case study, practical and theory examinations.
     
  2. Achieved at least 90% per month of attendance (for STP students) or 75% per month of attendance (for non-STP students)

Examinations Rules and Requirements

Students will be informed of specific requirements for ITEC examinations during classes, and information will be displayed on the student notice board.

  • Students who will be taking ITEC Theory examinations have to reach the exam venue 15 minutes before the start of the examinations.
  • Students who will be taking ITEC Practical examinations have to reach the exam venue 1 hour before the start of the examinations.
  • Information on the rules and regulations of the ITEC examinations will be provided to the students. Students are encouraged to understand and abide to the rules and regulations.
  • Students must submit both soft and hard copies of their Case Studies upon completion of their ITEC courses. After examinations, hard copies of the Case Studies will be returned to students whereas soft copies will be retained by the Academy.
  • Students must ensure the models to be brought in for the practical examinations should meet the following requirements: 
    • Models have to wear shorts
    • Models are not suffering from any skin problems and/or injuries such as open wounds.
    • Models should not be an existing or past ITEC student
    • Models must not wear any jewelleries and/or watches during examinations. 

Responsibility of the Student to Comply with Examination Requirements 

All students MUST fully comply with examination rules and regulations. This may be as simple as being required to answer in pencil and not with a pen because this is what the Examination Board requires. Students who do not comply or who are late may not be able to take the examination and it MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE to re-arrange an examination date. This means that students who do not comply with the rules and regulations will fail the examination. In such circumstances, there is no refund of course or examination fees. 

ITEC Examination Results and Appeals 

Student may submit an appeal for the results of the external examination. All appeal must be submitted within 30 working days of receiving the statement of results. Late appeals will not be entertained. Appeals must be made on prescribed forms with payment of a deposit of $110.00. The students will be notified of the outcome of the appeal within 14 working days after submitting the appeal. Students will be informed in writing of the decision of Examination Committee on the appeal. The decision of the examination  Committee for the appeal is final. 

In-House Examination (Spatec Academy)

The course teacher will release results of the in-house examinations to the students. Appeals about the results of an examination should be submitted within 7 working days from releasing the results. No payment is required for appeals for In-House Examination.  The Academy will release the Appeal results 14 working days to the student. Retaking of the test may be arranged for the students. 


Student Appeal Procedure