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TQUK Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (RQF)

The Award in Understanding assessment processes and practices, is completed online through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The qualification is aimed at learners aged 19+ and is intended for those who maintain the quality of assessment from within an organisation or assessment centre. This covers the Unit 1 which provides an understanding of the Internal Quality Assurance Process.

You can complete this qualification 100% online through our Moodle Based Virtual Learning Environment. To speak to one of our advisors, please call us on 01206 805380

Course Information

Course Duration: Minimum 45 Guided Learning Hours

Course Location: 100% online

Course Price: £195 + VAT

 

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Included

  • Access to our Moodle Based Virtual Learning Environment for 6 months.

    • Lessons, videos.
    • Examples and templates.
    • Online tutor support.
    • Certification.

    We do not charge any additional fees for work that needs to be re-submitted

Information

Award Details: TQUK Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF)

Qualification Number: 601/3914/6

Awarding Organisation: Training Qualifications UK

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Prerequisites

  • Level 2 in literacy, numeracy or equivalent.
  • Delegates must be aged 18+.
  • Completion of our online initial assessment form.
  • Access to the Internet.
  • Laptop / Computer.
  • Word 97 or newer.
  • To be familiar with uploading and downloading files.

Recommended

It is recommended (but not required) that learners hold one of the following qualifications prior to enrolling 

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment 
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement 
  • A1 Assess candidate performance using a range of methods 
  • D32/D33 assess candidates performance/assess candidates using a different range of methods

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Learning outcomes.

This is a 6 Credit Qualification

Unit 1 Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

You will be able to:

  • Explain the functions of internal quality assurance in learning and development
  • Explain the key concepts and principles of the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Explain the roles of practitioners involved in the internal and external quality assurance process
  • Explain the regulations and requirements for internal quality assurance in own area of practice
  • Evaluate the importance of planning and preparing internal quality assurance activities
  • Explain what an internal quality assurance plan should contain
  • Summarise the preparations that need to be made for internal quality assurance, including : information collection, communications, administrative arrangements and resources.
  • Evaluate different techniques for sampling evidence of assessment, including using technology
  • Explain the appropriate criteria to use for judging the quality of the assessment process
  • Summarise the types of feedback, support and advice that Assessors may need to maintain and improve the quality of assessment
  • Explain standardisation requirements in relation to assessment
  • Explain relevant procedures regarding disputes about the quality of assessment
  • Evaluate requirements for information management, data protection and confidentiality in relation to the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Apply requirements for equality and diversity and, where appropriate, bilingualism, in relation to internal quality assurance
  • Critically reflect on own practice in internally assuring the quality of assessment
  • Maintain the currency of own expertise and competence in internally assuring the quality of assessment
  • Evaluate legal issues, policies and procedures relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment, including those for health, safety and welfare
  • Evaluate different ways in which technology can contribute to the internal quality assurance of assessment 
  • Evaluate different ways in which technology can contribute to the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Evaluate requirements for equality and diversity and, where appropriate, bilingualism, in relation to the internal quality assurance of assessment

More information about the IQA Online Course

You will have access to the training with our online virtual learning environment for 6 months, the course is set out in an easy to follow format and 6 months is plenty of time to complete your assignments.

The online training provides you with videos, lessons and many useful handouts to help you to complete the theoretical side of this course, your tutor will provide guidance and feedback, your assignments will be marked within 48 hours of submission, however this is often sooner.

If you submit an assignment that doesn't meet all of the learning outcomes, don't worry. Your tutor will point you in the right direction and you can re-submit an assignment as many times as necessary.

If you choose online training, the virtual learning environment (VLE) allows you to learn at home, at your own pace and our online tutors mark your work and provide support and guidance.

What IT Skills do I need to complete the training online?

Using the VLE does require basic IT Skills, you will need to be familiar with uploading and downloading files, the course lessons can be accessed through any mobile device.

Who is this for?

  • Those wishing to undertake the role of Internal Quality Assessor within a centre offering regulated qualifications.
  • Anyone looking to improve their knowledge and understanding of quality processes and practices relating to internal assessment in general.
  • Anyone wishing to progress in the future to the full Internal Quality Assessor qualification.