USING VALID-8 FOR LANDSCAPE HORTICULTURE CERTIFICATION
Register for your exam, CNLA will process your form, create your Valid-8 account and send a Welcome email package with login details.
Enter your credentials and click LOG IN to open the ‘Sign-in As’ section (1). In this section:
Click on User (2) to open your dashboard.
Click on App Uploader (3) to open the Rapid Uploader (4).
Use the Rapid Uploader to upload videos from your mobile phone into VALID-8.
Use your phone to video yourself at your jobsite.
Video yourself showing proper competence [see (c) below].
Upload your video using the VALID-8 Rapid Uploader (3) and (4) above.
Log into VALID-8 and sign in as a User (see (2) above) to enter your Dashboard.
From your Dashboard, you can view:
A. Progress Report – a visual display of progress toward completing assigned units.
B. Chat Window – a window to text-message questions or other information to your Assessor and read their response.
C. Placeholder – a space to hold videos and other evidence until you are ready to attach them to specific criteria. Items in this area will not be assessed.
D. Enter Portfolio – you will find this section by scrolling down in your Dashboard. Select a unit (a) and click Enter Portfolio (b) to view details about tasks/criteria assigned for your module.
Enter your portfolio and click on the Green G (c) beside each task/criterion (see arrow) to view guidance on competence you are required to demonstrate in your video.
Note: Reviewing the task/criteria guidance before video recording is recommended.
Attach evidence to every task/criterion assigned for your module.
All evidence attached will be reviewed by a trained assessor and feedback provided accordingly.
When evidence for module tasks and criteria have been assessed and found to be sufficient…