Global On Line Assessment (The GOLA Exams) Coping with Complex Questions Presented by Norman Leaver Learnatrade Ltd. www.learnatrade.com ©Norman Leaver.

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Global On Line Assessment (The GOLA Exams) Coping with Complex Questions NEXT People call me occasionally saying: Ive just done an exam and none of the questions in your Revision pack were in the exam!

Global On Line Assessment (The GOLA Exams) Coping with Complex Questions NEXT People call me occasionally saying: Ive just done an exam and none of the questions in your Revision pack were in the exam! The questions are in the Revision pack, but because they are written differently by the City & Guilds, it can sometimes be difficult to recognise them. This tutorial will help you with this.

Because the people who write the exam questions for the City & Guilds are very clever people, they like to write their questions in a very clever way. Sadly, when you are starting out in plumbing, its all a bit confusing to start with, and what you dont need is Cleverness Because the people who write the exam questions for the City & Guilds are very clever people, they like to write their questions in a very clever way. Sadly, when you are starting out in plumbing, its all a bit confusing to start with, and what you dont need is Cleverness NEXT

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What is the sum when a single unit is combined with a unit of the same value? NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit Heres an example of what the questions might be like.

What is the sum when a single unit is combined with a unit of the same value? Which is just a smart Alec way of asking.. NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit Heres an example of what the questions might be like.

What is the sum when a single unit is combined with a unit of the same value? Which is just a smart Alec way of asking.. What is 1 plus 1? NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit Heres an example of what the questions might be like.

Now, I can hear you saying What a load of nonsense! Nobody would ask questions like that!! Now, I can hear you saying What a load of nonsense! Nobody would ask questions like that!! NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? OK! Dont Panic!! Im going to show you how to deal with this kind of question. Click the NEXT button to get on with it. OK! Dont Panic!! Im going to show you how to deal with this kind of question. Click the NEXT button to get on with it. NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? Those lovely people at the City & Guilds who have to write the exam papers have a major problem. NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? Those lovely people at the City & Guilds who have to write the exam papers have a major problem. And that is, with only a limited amount of questions to ask, how can they make the questions seem new and different? NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? They do it by adding in all sorts of unnecessary bits of information so that it seems like a brand new question. So what were going to do now is to look at the question and cross out all the garbage so that you can see what the question really is! NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? It doesnt make any difference where the plumber is drilling, so you can get rid of the first bit of information about the external wall. NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? And it also doesnt matter what kind of building the plumber is drilling into, or what kind of construction site! So out with the next couple of bits. NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? Making fixings to brickwork? More nonsense!! Get rid of it!!! NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? And as for Other trades working on an adjacent scaffold platform More filling! It has absolutely nothing to do with the question!! So out it goes. NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit Now read the question again and you will see that, after all the garbage is removed, what you have left is simply..... A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? A plumber is drilling an external wall of a house on a new construction site to make fixings to brickwork while other trades are working on an adjacent scaffold platform. Which one of the following correctly lists the safety items that the plumber should be wearing? When using a drill, what PPE should be worn?

When you are doing the exam, and you get a question like that with lots of stuff you know nothing about, DONT PANIC! Just read it carefully to find out what the REAL question is. When you are doing the exam, and you get a question like that with lots of stuff you know nothing about, DONT PANIC! Just read it carefully to find out what the REAL question is. NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

You know everything! Yes, its true! Your teacher will have told you everything you need to know, and by using the Plumbing Level 2 Revision pack to remind you what youve already learned in the classroom, there is nothing in the exam you cant answer! You know everything! Yes, its true! Your teacher will have told you everything you need to know, and by using the Plumbing Level 2 Revision pack to remind you what youve already learned in the classroom, there is nothing in the exam you cant answer! More helpful hints! NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

Ask your teacher if its an open book or closed book exam. If its open book, make sure you take all the reference books you need with you to the exam. Before the exam NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

Stop revising! Dont do any revision the day before the exam. You have enough information in your head to pass the exam, and if you revise right up to the last minute you will just give yourself confusion, stress, and brain ache! Have a rest. Relax. Stop revising! Dont do any revision the day before the exam. You have enough information in your head to pass the exam, and if you revise right up to the last minute you will just give yourself confusion, stress, and brain ache! Have a rest. Relax. The day before the exam NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit

Give yourself plenty of time and get to the place of the exam early – at least 15 minutes before the exam is timed to start. This gives you time to relax and get yourself into gear to take the test. The person who watches over you while you take the exam is called the invigilator. Listen carefully to any instructions given to you by the invigilator. Give yourself plenty of time and get to the place of the exam early – at least 15 minutes before the exam is timed to start. This gives you time to relax and get yourself into gear to take the test. The person who watches over you while you take the exam is called the invigilator. Listen carefully to any instructions given to you by the invigilator. On the day of the exam NEXT PREVIOUS Learnatrade.com Exit