The Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (RQF) is the industry standard qualification for becoming an IQA (Internal Quality Assurer) in the FE and HE sector. The training centres will expect you to have this qualification if you are to take up an IQA position. You are not required to have any prior qualifications or experience to start this course. This NVQ / TAQA qualification will enable to monitor the work of assessors within organisation as well as monitor an internal verification team. The Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices is accredited by UK OFQUAL and is delivered 100% online. This course will assist you regardless of your subject expertise – whether you teach music or mathematics.
This Level 4 IQA qualification covers a wide range of sectors such as Hairdressing, Beauty Industry & Make Up, Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction, Early years, NHS training, Child and Health Care, Business, Administration and Management, Hospitality and Catering, Oil and Gas Field, Private Security, Apprenticeship, Health & Social Care and Educational Sectors and Assessors.
Duration and Delivery
This L4 course is designed to be completed online at the pace that suits you with support. We provide a fast-track completion option for this course. It can take as little as 2 weeks or up to 4 months, depending on your previous experience and dedication to the course. The qualification is delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment that helps you in polishing your assessment skills.
Assessment and Verification
All units within this course are internally assessed by our qualified assessors and externally verified by the awarding organisation. The assessment takes the form of written assignments and demonstration of assessment skills through video recording, detailed guidance for which will be provided by the tutor once you’re enrolled on our online portal.
Successful completion of this qualification enables learners to progress onto the full Focus Awards Level 4 IQA Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment processes and Practices and Focus Awards Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.
Unit 1: Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment
Unit 2: Internally assure the quality of assessment
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- be over 19 years of age
- have a satisfactory level of Literacy and Numeracy skills
- have access to work with two assessors
For unit 2, Trainee IQA must have access to two assessors assessing two vocational learners each, whose work can be sampled and verified.
How will I be assessed?
Most of the tasks would be attempted through essay style written accounts and reflections of your own IQA practices. Simulations are not allowed. Evidence must be submitted for the practical tasks and come from the Trainee IQA’s performance in the work environment.There must be evidence of the Trainee IQA monitoring a minimum of 2 assessors each working with a minimum of 2 candidates of their own through components of a qualification. All evidence must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria.
Internal Quality Assurer is required to act as an internal verifier and to monitor organisation’s training employees, as well as the learning, delivery, and assessment activities occurring in the centre, as well as legal issues such as data protection.
It is not necessary to be a qualified assessor to become an IQA. This course is designed for anyone who is responsible for quality assurance in a learning and development environment.
There is no time frame to complete the course. Most learners complete it in as less as 2 weeks (fast track) or up to 4 months (full time).
Our courses are OFQUAL approved as we work with an approved awarding organisation called “Focus Awards”. This is a well-respected awarding organisation for education and training courses. This is the confirmation of their status-https://register.ofqual.gov.uk/Detail/Index/1391?category=organisations&query=focus%20awards.
You are required to access the work of at least two asessors.
No, you will be assessed by the coursework alone.
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