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

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

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?

The programme has start dates in February and September. Completion should be within three to six months.

What will I study?


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?

Course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. If you are aged 19+ you could also choose to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees enabling you to study now, pay later. Loan eligibility isn't dependent on income or employment status and there is no credit check. Loan repayments don't start until you have finished your course and earn over £21,000 per year. For more information on the Advanced Learner Loan, please click here.

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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). Learning and Development, PTLLS, CTLLS or DTLLS is also available.

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: Tracey Caine