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Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

The course is for candidates who internally quality assure assessors and assessment, but who do not manage the centre or other internal quality assurers.

The Level 4 Internal Verifier Quality Assurance Award is a mandatory requirement for anyone internally verifying National Vocational Qualifications or other qualifications such as BTECs.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course has flexible start dates and study modes including a work based route. The course should take a maximum of one year to complete.

What will I study?

During the course you will gain knowledge and skills in how to effectively ensure quality assurance for assessment processes and practices.

How is it assessed?

Assessment is by observation of the candidate completing internal verification within the workplace. A portfolio of evidence will be generated for evaluation which will show how the candidates has demonstrated their knowledge and understanding and practical ability to plan, monitor and evaluate the quality of assessment. The candidate will require a minimum of two assessors to assess for this purpose.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have a professional qualification and/or have demonstrated occupational competence within the vocational area you intend to verify. You must hold D32/D33 or A1. You will also be required to attend an induction followed by a development day. Regular reviews will be held on the internal verification process and portfolio building and tutorials will also be offered. Candidates will be observed during the internal verification process.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £1,235.

If you are aged 19-23 years old you may be eligible for a fee discount of up to 100%.

There are a number of flexible payment options available including an interest-free payment plan with a monthly direct debit payment or your employer may be willing to fund your course and we can invoice them directly.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Successful candidates can progress on to complete a further unit for those who have wider quality assurance responsibilities such as becoming the Lead Internal Quality Assurer (which is an optional additional unit).

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

Ref: Sue Mather