There are many methods of assessing participant achievement. Some common examples include objective exams, case studies and performance exams. The method selected is dependent on the level of mastery needed at the end of the instructional experience,
The delivery method is also a factor in the development of assessments. Some types of performance assessments require real world conditions. Generally, these types of performance skills are difficult to fully assessment using only online assessment, although partial assessment is possible.
An ideal assessment duplicates the work conditions, tools and resources that would be available to the worker in the actual work setting.