The Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualifies you as an internal quality assurer. This is the most popular IQA course and gives you the tools and knowledge to provide internal quality assurance for a range of organisations.
Sound exciting? Discover exactly what you can do with a Level 4 IQA award in this month’s article.
What is the Level 4 IQA Award?
The Level 4 IQA Award certifies you as a fully qualified IQA.
You’ll be able to undertake IQA activities and monitor the assessment carried out internally by others. Essentially, with the Level 4 IQA award you will be responsible for ensuring assessments are conducted fairly within an organisation.
Why should I become a qualified IQA?
IQAs play an important role for organisations. Your role will help to improve assessment standards and best practice within the organisation.
Plus, the IQA qualification can help you progress into a supervisory or managerial role.
What will I be doing as an IQA?
The minimum responsibilities as an Internal Quality Assurer include:
- Observing trainer and assessor performance, providing constructive feedback
- Providing support to trainers and assessors
- Sampling assessment records and decisions
- Meeting with learners
- Planning how and when you will monitor trainers and assessors
- Identifying and facilitating best practice throughout the organisation
What does the course contain?
This course is composed of two units:
UNIT NO: 1 — Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment
UNIT NO: 2 — Internally assure the quality of assessment
This qualification takes approximately 120 hours to complete.
What are the requirements for the level 4 IQA course?
There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. You must also have access to work with two assessors, each of whom have two of their own learners to assess. Plus, you must have access to ‘lead’ or manage one or more IQA.
Are there further qualifications?
Qualified IQAs may seek to take their career further by earning the The Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice. This is the most advanced IQA course and will qualify you to lead a team of internal quality assurers.
The Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice can also be completed with CTC Training.
Where can I get qualified?
You can become a qualified IQA through CTC’s online learning platform. Simply enrol today and you’ll gain access to the 24/7 portal, where you can view course content and upload assessments for yourself. In addition to the online portion, you will also need to work with two assessors, each of whom have two of their own learners to assess.
Develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable learners to perform the role of an internal quality assurer.