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Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Course Code: CLIQA, LAIQA
  • Level: 4
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: Roll on, roll off
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Flexible
  • When you'll study: Wednesday, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

What's it all about?

Are you a Lead Internal Quality Assurer in your organisation, looking for an internal verifier or quality assurance course?

For practitioners who lead the internal quality assurance process within a centre/organisation and have a responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment process, practice and the performance of assessors. They may also develop systems and lead on visits from outside agencies such as awarding organisations.

You will need to attend the first session, which will be an induction evening class. After this first session, the delivery model will then move to a one-to-one tutorial model. Each trainee will have an allocation of eight hours to work with their tutor.

Course information

You will gain an understanding of the role and responsibilities of an IQA in relation to:

  • principles of internal quality assurance
  • principles of assessment
  • legislation and regulations
  • equality and diversity,
  • supporting assessors
  • monitoring trends and maintaining standards.

You will be able to:

  • lead a team of IQAs and assessors
  • plan and carry out IQA activities
  • provide constructive feedback and CPD guidance to Assessors
  • record and report your findings.

Entry requirements will depend on your existing experience/knowledge and access to students/quality assurance opportunities. However, you will complete a skills scan prior to enrolment to determine the exact entry requirements.

You will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence, demonstrating a range of activities involving leading, supporting and monitoring IQAs and carrying out quality assurance of vocational assessment.The primary evidence for the learning outcomes and assessment criteria must come from the candidate Lead IQA monitoring their area of responsibility and managing or co-ordinating the quality assurance in the organisation through managing the work of a team of IQAs.

Successful completion of this award can lead to employment in the IQA field.

Future careers

What you could earn:

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