Internal Quality Assurance Qualifications

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At Educating UK, one of the most popular sectors of qualifications we offer is Internal Quality Assurance or IQA as it is known.

There are three different qualifications that can be undertaken by someone looking to achieve an IQA qualification. They are:

TQUK Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)

This qualification develops the knowledge required to carry out internal quality assurance.

The qualification comprises of one unit ‘Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment’.

Anyone is able to undertake this qualification. You do not have to be working as an IQA to complete it. This qualification looks at the theory behind internal quality assurance activities and focuses on the knowledge someone working as an IQA would need to have.

The TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)

This qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to perform the role of internal quality assurer (IQA) within a training provider, college or organisation.

This qualification comprises of two units ‘Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment’ and ‘Internally assure the quality of assessment’.

To achieve this qualification, learners must complete.

In order to achieve this qualification a learner (trainee IQA) must have access to work with two assessors or trainers, who both have two of their own learners each.  In other words, the trainee IQA must internally quality assure four pieces of learner evidence, across the two assessors or trainers.

TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)

This qualification develops the skills, knowledge and understanding to enable learners to lead and manage a team of internal quality assurers.

This qualification comprises of three units ‘Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment’, ‘Internally assure the quality of assessment’ and ‘Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility’.
To be able to achieve this qualification, learners (trainee IQA) must work with two assessors, who both have two learners each.  In other words, the trainee IQA must internally quality assure four pieces of learner evidence, across the two assessors.

Learners must also lead IQA activities in their provider, working with at least one or more IQAs and be able to show how they have effectively managed them.

Oct, 28, 2016

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