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

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This course is for people working in or looking to work as internal quality assurers within the vocational assessment process. It is open to people carrying out quality assurance of assessment in most learning environments including further education, employment settings and the third sector.

Course Information

This qualification allows learners to enter the world of internal quality assurance (IQA - sometimes known as internal verification) within vocational assessment settings. It meets the recognised standard for IQA and forms part of the Learning & Development suite of qualifications.

Students will learn about the principles and practices of internal quality assurance and how to plan and carry out internal monitoring activities in their own area. They will attend three monthly workshops to learn the knowledge relating to the principles and practices of IQA and have access to individual tutorials around these contact times to plan for IQA and gather evidence of competence in this area with coaching from experienced tutors.

This Level 4 course provides learners with an understanding of internal quality assurance as it relates to vocational assessment and their role within the process. It is aimed primarily at those who already have an understanding of assessment through work as a vocational assessor but additional support may be provided for those who are completely new to the role.

Learners study with experienced tutors with substantial occupational competence.


Who is this course for?

This course would benefit teachers and assessors working in the vocational assessment sector. Ideally you will have an assessing qualification and be able to support a minimum of two assessors through your job role.

Units / Modules

  • Unit 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment
  • Unit 2: Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment

Benefits / Skills

  • To obtain a nationally recognised qualification that qualifies you to work as an Internal Quality Assurer in vocational assessment
  • To develop an understanding of quality assurance procedures
  • Learn by undertaking practical activities to demonstrate your competence

Assessment Types

Portfolio of Evidence.

Entry Requirements

Aged 19+

Career Progression

L4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.

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Course Details


14 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Course Fee (Adult)

£600   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Adult & Community
Leeds City College
Leeds City College