The Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (RQF) is a great starting point for those looking to perform an IQA function in the FE and HE sector. Most training centres expect you to have this qualification when you commence an IQA (Internal Quality Assurer) function or work towards it. This qualification is intended for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of internal quality assurance without any requirement to practice. This is a knowledge-only Award for those who are starting their journey as an IQA. You are not required to have any prior qualifications or experience to start this course, just a passion for teaching or training. 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 Level 4 course is designed to be completed online at the pace that suits you with tutor support. We provide a fast-track completion option for this course. It can take as little as 4 days or up to 4 months, depending on your previous experience and dedication to the course. The qualification is delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment, which helps in boosting your assessing 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, detailed guidance for which will be provided by the tutor once you’re enrolled on our online portal.
Successful completion of this 100% accredited online course enables learners to progress onto Focus Awards Level 4 Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice the full Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices and Focus Awards Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training to enhance their career profile.
Unit 1: Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment
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Learners should meet the following requirements:
- Be over 19 years of age
- Have a satisfactory level of Literacy and Numeracy skills
How will I be assessed?
There is no time frame to complete the course. Most learners complete it in as less as 4 days (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.
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.
No, you will be assessed by the coursework alone.
Learners often approach us to ask questions about the Awarding Organisation (AO) that would certify their qualification. Such is the...