What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
This qualification is suitable for assessors who want to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding, of the internal quality assurance principles and practices. You need to have been a practicing assessor for a minimum of 1 year and want to develop your quality assurance role. The course lasts for up to two months and we use an online portfolio system which is accessible to you 24/7. We aim to provide taught sessions to support you with your assignment work and a nominated assessor to guide you through the practical component of the course.
Unit 401 is knowledge based and you will complete an online induction module along with assignment work.
Unit 402 is a practical one and you will be observed by your assessor, provide witness testimonies and complete professional discussion and produce real working evidence.
You will gain legislative and practical knowledge about the role of the Internal Quality Assurer. You will quality assure a minimum of two assessors with two learners in your vocational area, work with a mentor/2nd line IQA who will monitor your decisions, and activity in planning and carrying out a range of activity to risk assure the qualifications/ standards/skills in your subject area and will share experiences, skills and knowledge. You will also research vocational and professional development opportunities and reflect on their impact on developing your own practice.