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

The Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (IQA) is the nationally recognised (RQF) internal verification qualification in the UK and beyond. 

The course is suitable for individuals in managerial roles that are responsible for monitoring the performance of a team of assessors.

Guided learning hours (GLH) - 90 hours
Qualification number -  600/3971/1 

Awarding Body This course is nationally certified by an awarding body

About this course

The Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) of Assessment Processes and Practice (previously V1) focuses on verifying the decisions and competencies of assessors.

The course has two units:
  1.  Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment 
  2.  Internally assure the quality of assessment 

The course assessment is a portfolio of evidence that consists of a written assignment for Unit 1 and practical IQA evidence monitoring two assessors for Unit 2.

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Why this course?

This qualification is designed for those responsible for monitoring the quality of assessment within an organisation or assessment centre. 

This includes:
  • Quality managers
  • Teachers
  • Trainers
  • Assessors

You do not need to hold an assessing qualification, but you must have access to two assessors to complete the practical element of the course.

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£3,600.00 (£3,000.00 ex VAT)

Price based on 6 students, £200.0 per additional
This format is for clients with a group of staff requiring the qualification. 

The course can be tailored to companies specific needs and up to twelve staff can be trained on each course. 

Both the two day classroom or two day video webinar options can be delivered in-house. 
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£540.00 (£450.00 ex VAT)

Once booked, candidates are emailed access instructions and can then begin. The course consists of four interactive modules, which combine theory, questions, puzzles and videos. This can be completed on a computer, tablet or smartphone.

The online course is a learning process whereby it is possible to redo incorrect answers and it concludes with a 10 question multiple choice assessment.
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£420.00 (£350.00 ex VAT)

This is our most flexible delivery format with learners able to start at any point and study at times that fit around their own schedules. 

Our electronic resources with video guidance take learners through the theoretical Unit 1 step by step.

A practical checklist is issued for Unit 2 with video guidance and exemplars for each piece of evidence. 
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