This qualification is regulated by TQUK and undertaken online. It is suitable for learners who wish to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in the role of an internal quality assurer (IQA). Learners complete two units ‘Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment’ and ‘Internally assure the quality of assessment’.
The qualification is equivalent to the D34/35 and V1 Award, former internal quality assurance qualifications.
Duration of the qualification
There is no set time frame for completion. Most learners complete the qualification within two to three months. Learners may complete the qualification within a few weeks.
Content of the Qualification
The qualification covers a range of topics including the role of an IQA, standardisation, sampling and legislation relating to IQA.
Qualification Assessment Activities
Assessment activities include the completion of a number of assignments, observations, expert witness testimony and evidence gathered when undertaking internal quality assurance activities. Learners are expected to evidence wider reading and include references in their work.
Learners must be occupationally competent in their specialist area and have access to work with two assessor or tutors who are working with two learners each (four leaners altogether).