Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes & Practice Year 1 (Level 4)


Introduction to this course

This qualification is for people who are currently working in a training or assessing environment and would like to be able to quality assure assessors and assessment process.



How to Apply?

You can find out more about applying here



Entry Requirements

You need to be working in a training or assessing environment.


A candidate-IQA will need to show that they have provided support for a minimum of two assessors. Each of these assessors needs to be assessing two candidates. It is the responsibility of the candidate-IQA to locate these assessors and their candidates. Additionally, the candidate-IQA must have the support of an occupationally competent and qualified Internal Verifier who will be responsible for counter-signing all the decisions made by the candidate-IQA. Please note that the College does not provide for these requirements.



Duration of this Course

This course takes six to 12 months. This is a bespoke course. Enrol and start anytime.



Career Prospects

On completion of this course, you will be qualified to quality assure assessors and assessment process, meaning you can fulfil a quality assurer role in a training organisation.



How will I be assessed?

You will be expected to provide work products and reflective accounts to evidence the support you have given your candidates. You will also be observed in practice and complete a professional discussion.



Course content/units

Unit 401: Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment

Unit 402: Internally assure the quality of assessment



Expenses for this course

Course Fees 2017/18: £811


This is a maximum course cost. Please note that fees vary depending upon your personal circumstances and government funding. Additional membership and exam fees may also apply. First year cost only. Additional fees will apply for further years of the course. Please contact the Student & Customer Services Team on 01935 423921 for more information.