Qualification Information
This qualification is regulated by TQUK and undertaken online. This is suitable for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the role of an external quality assurer (EQA). Learners complete one unit ‘Understanding the principles and practices of externally assuring the quality of assessment’.

Duration of the qualification
There is no set time frame for completion of this qualification. Most learners complete within one to two months. Learners may complete the qualification within a few weeks.

Content of the Qualification
The qualification covers a range of topics including the function of EQA, the role of an EQA, how to plan for EQA activities and the legislation and requirements relating to EQA.

Qualification Assessment Activities
Assessment activities are the completion of a number of short assignments. Learners are expected to evidence wider reading and include references in their work.

Entry Requirements
Learners are expected to have a minimum standard of literacy at Level 2.