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Leading Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Course Code: CLIQA, LAIQA
  • Level: 4
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Flexible
  • When you'll study: Tuesdays, 5.15pm - 9.00pm

What's it all about?

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

This qualification is for practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and experience in leading the internal quality assurance (IQA) processes within a centre/organisation. It is designed for individuals who have a responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment processes, practices and the performance of IQAs and assessors.

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.

You must be 19 years or older and will need to attend an interview and complete a skills scan before enrolment to determine your existing experience/knowledge and access to quality assurance opportunities.

You must have access to monitor and quality assure the work of components of qualification in your centre or organisation. This must be with a minimum of two real assessors, each with a minimum of two learners.

You must have access to managing and coordinating a team of IQAs in your centre or organisation.

You should have the ability to manage the requirements of the course due to the demands of the learning and assessment required for the qualification. You will need to read and interpret written tasks, write answers in a clear and legible form and have adequate digital skills.

You will need to have time available to dedicate to home study and be able to commit to the full 12-week programme.

You will be required to complete a workbook and produce a portfolio of evidence, demonstrating a range of activities involving carrying out IQA activities and supporting and monitoring assessors and IQAs.

The evidence required must come from you as the candidate/trainee lead IQA. You will be required to monitor and quality assure the work of a minimum of two assessors, each with a minimum of two learners of their own through components of qualification and evidence of how you manage or coordinate the work of a team of IQAs.

Successful completion of this award can lead to employment in the IQA field and depending on your skills, knowledge and experience you may be able to progress onto studying a qualification in education and training.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

Secondary Education Teaching Professionals

£54,764.63

Potential salary

£19,993.15

Entry level salary

£39,807.00

Average salary

56

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