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Level 4 Award In The Internal Quality Assurance Of Assessment Processes And Practice

This programme of study develops your knowledge and skills in quality assurance of assessment (IQA)

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring
Adult and Community
Location: Workplace
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 4
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 52
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £800
Workplace

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-4-award-in-the-internal-quality-assurance-of-assessment-processes-and-practice
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Course Information for Students

This programme of study develops your knowledge and skills in quality assurance of assessment (IQA), ensuring standards are maintained to a high level and students’ needs are met.  You will have the opportunity to develop and improve your practice and achieve a recognised professional qualification. 

The course will be delivered through 1-1 tutorials on a flexible basis to suit your needs.  Your assessor will visit you in the workplace every three to four weeks and provide advice, guidance and support to enable you to achieve this qualification.

What are the benefits?

  • Gain a recognised qualification in internal quality assurance to evidence your professionalism: a qualification is often required by awarding bodies
  • Develop your knowledge, skills and practice in quality assurance of assessment practice
  • Embed best practice in internal verification (IQA)
  • Contribute to increased efficiency and effectiveness of assessment and verification within your organisation
  • A relevant Assessor qualification
  • A qualification at an appropriate level and relevant up-to-date experience in your vocational/subject-specialism
  • Be in a position to follow your organisation’s policies and procedures
  • Access to at least two assessors who are assessing work-based students
  • Access to a qualified internal verifier to help support you in the internal verification process

The learning programme develops your knowledge, skills and professional behaviours holistically.  During the course you will work towards achieving two units: 

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment (Theory)
  • Unit 2 – Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment (Practical)

This course will be delivered on-site.

No specialist equipment is required.

You will build a portfolio of evidence to prove competency and good practice in internal verification. This is usually completed through e-portfolio (Onefile).

You will implement what you have learned in the workplace and improve practices. You can develop your skills to enable effective sampling with the new Apprenticeship Standards and End-point Assessment, supporting assessors with development and assessment within any work environment.  You will have the ability to reflect on and select appropriate sampling methodology to apply in dynamic or diverse workplace environments.

You can also progress to the following qualifications:

  • A Level 3 Award or Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, if your role involves delivery alongside assessing and verifying
  • A teaching qualification
  • A coaching course
  • An Advanced Apprenticeship – Assessor-Coach (Level 4)

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Quality Assurance Technicians

£27732

Quality Assurance Technicians

Quality Assurance and Regulatory Professionals

£38840

Quality Assurance and Regulatory Professionals

Vocational and Industrial Trainers and Instructors

£30463

Vocational and Industrial Trainers and Instructors

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:37 pm