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TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS

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Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)

Level 4

The Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Level 4 is for those with an assessor’s award, focusing on verifying others’ work. With three units, everyone completes Unit 1, covering internal quality assurance principles. Unit 2 focuses on practical assurance skills, forming an Award when combined with Unit 1. Unit 3 is for those leading IQA teams, involving work planning and monitoring.

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course summary

This qualification is intended for individuals holding a valid assessor’s award and involved in verifying the work of other assessors.

course outline

The qualification comprises three units. While everyone must complete Unit 1, not all students need to finish all three units. Students are required to complete assignments for Unit 1 and provide evidence of conducting IQA activities for the other units.

UNIT 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

This is a knowledge unit that requires you to understand the principles of internal quality assurance, including planning quality assurance of assessments, comprehending techniques and criteria for monitoring quality assurance, maintaining and improving assessment quality, and understanding legal and good practice requirements as well as information management. The assessment method for this unit involves written explanations. While mandatory, completing this unit alone does not qualify you to internally assure the quality of assessment. Individuals opting for this unit alone typically seek knowledge about quality assurance without intending to practice it.

UNIT 2: Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

This unit is designed for those responsible for quality assuring assessment practices. It necessitates the ability to plan internal quality assurance, evaluate, maintain and enhance assessment quality, manage information, and uphold legal and good practice requirements. Emphasizing the practical aspects of internal quality assurance, this unit complements the first unit effectively. Together, they constitute the Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices.

The assessment method for this unit is entirely performance-based, involving observation, examination of work products, and questioning. Indirect assessment methods include professional discussions, witness testimony, and reflective accounts.

UNIT 3: Planning, Allocating and Monitoring Work in Own Area of Responsibility

This unit is designed for individuals leading a team of internal quality assurance staff. It is not suitable for those who are not already in a position to gather the required evidence. Successful completion of this unit requires the ability to produce a work plan, allocate and agree on areas of responsibility, monitor progress and work quality, provide feedback, and conduct reviews and amendments to work plans.

TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS

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INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE (IQA)

Level 4

The Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Level 4 is for those with an assessor’s award, focusing on verifying others’ work. With three units, everyone completes Unit 1, covering internal quality assurance principles. Unit 2 focuses on practical assurance skills, forming an Award when combined with Unit 1. Unit 3 is for those leading IQA teams, involving work planning and monitoring.

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COURSE SUMMARY

This qualification is intended for individuals holding a valid assessor’s award and involved in verifying the work of other assessors.

course outline

The qualification comprises three units. While everyone must complete Unit 1, not all students need to finish all three units. Students are required to complete assignments for Unit 1 and provide evidence of conducting IQA activities for the other units.

UNIT 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

This is a knowledge unit that requires you to understand the principles of internal quality assurance, including planning quality assurance of assessments, comprehending techniques and criteria for monitoring quality assurance, maintaining and improving assessment quality, and understanding legal and good practice requirements as well as information management. The assessment method for this unit involves written explanations. While mandatory, completing this unit alone does not qualify you to internally assure the quality of assessment. Individuals opting for this unit alone typically seek knowledge about quality assurance without intending to practice it.

UNIT 2: Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

This unit is designed for those responsible for quality assuring assessment practices. It necessitates the ability to plan internal quality assurance, evaluate, maintain and enhance assessment quality, manage information, and uphold legal and good practice requirements. Emphasizing the practical aspects of internal quality assurance, this unit complements the first unit effectively. Together, they constitute the Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices.

The assessment method for this unit is entirely performance-based, involving observation, examination of work products, and questioning. Indirect assessment methods include professional discussions, witness testimony, and reflective accounts.

UNIT 3: Planning, Allocating and Monitoring Work in Own Area of Responsibility

This unit is designed for individuals leading a team of internal quality assurance staff. It is not suitable for those who are not already in a position to gather the required evidence. Successful completion of this unit requires the ability to produce a work plan, allocate and agree on areas of responsibility, monitor progress and work quality, provide feedback, and conduct reviews and amendments to work plans.

TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS

INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE (IQA)

Level 4

Untitled design - 2024-01-17T130842.315

The Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Level 4 is for those with an assessor’s award, focusing on verifying others’ work. With three units, everyone completes Unit 1, covering internal quality assurance principles. Unit 2 focuses on practical assurance skills, forming an Award when combined with Unit 1. Unit 3 is for those leading IQA teams, involving work planning and monitoring.

Untitled design - 2024-01-17T124743.373

course summary

This qualification is intended for individuals holding a valid assessor’s award and involved in verifying the work of other assessors.

course outline

The qualification comprises three units. While everyone must complete Unit 1, not all students need to finish all three units. Students are required to complete assignments for Unit 1 and provide evidence of conducting IQA activities for the other units.

UNIT 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

This is a knowledge unit that requires you to understand the principles of internal quality assurance, including planning quality assurance of assessments, comprehending techniques and criteria for monitoring quality assurance, maintaining and improving assessment quality, and understanding legal and good practice requirements as well as information management. The assessment method for this unit involves written explanations. While mandatory, completing this unit alone does not qualify you to internally assure the quality of assessment. Individuals opting for this unit alone typically seek knowledge about quality assurance without intending to practice it.

UNIT 2: Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

This unit is designed for those responsible for quality assuring assessment practices. It necessitates the ability to plan internal quality assurance, evaluate, maintain and enhance assessment quality, manage information, and uphold legal and good practice requirements. Emphasizing the practical aspects of internal quality assurance, this unit complements the first unit effectively. Together, they constitute the Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices.

The assessment method for this unit is entirely performance-based, involving observation, examination of work products, and questioning. Indirect assessment methods include professional discussions, witness testimony, and reflective accounts.

UNIT 3: Planning, Allocating and Monitoring Work in Own Area of Responsibility

This unit is designed for individuals leading a team of internal quality assurance staff. It is not suitable for those who are not already in a position to gather the required evidence. Successful completion of this unit requires the ability to produce a work plan, allocate and agree on areas of responsibility, monitor progress and work quality, provide feedback, and conduct reviews and amendments to work plans.