This article will explain how the CAT applied button works and when to use it.


  • On certain unit standards students may already be competent on the basis of their matric certificate or other previous qualifications.
  • To check if a student have submitted previous qualifications refer to the check Highest Qualification exists. 
  • Below the highest qualification check is the latest verified certificate.
  • If there is more than one attachment of Highest Qualification saved on the student you can view all the attachments by clicking on the Highest Qualification button.



  • After confirming that the Highest Qualification is valid, the assessment process can be speed up by doing the following: 
    • Start the assessment process. 
    • At the bottom of the assessment a new button is added for CAT Applied
    • When clicking on this button:
      • All the questions will be marked as competent. 
      • A comment of CAT applied will be added to the assessment of all questions
      • The overall competency of the assessment will also be marked as competent with a comment CAT Applied.