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Assessment context is the environment in which the assessment of competency will be carried out. This may be the environment where the work is performed 'in situ', a simulated environment which replicates the work environment, various contexts which address different aspects of the competency.</p><p>It also includes physical and operational factors, the assessment system within which assessment is carried out, the range of opportunities for gathering evidence in a number of situations, the purpose of the assessment, who carries out the assessment and the period of time during which the assessment takes place.