Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

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

Awarding body: TQUK regulated by Ofqual

Certificate Achieved: Upon completion of the course, learners will gain a recognised qualification

Guided learning Hours:  The course has a 90 to 120 hours guided learning hours requirement. You are usually expected to complete the course within 6 weeks from enrolment.

Who is this course for? The qualification is intended for those who lead a team of internal quality assurance staff.



The course is delivered by either distance, blended learning or as classroom based. You are expected to meet course requirements regardless of the method of delivery. All candidates can request tutorials and support anytime. You are allocated an assessor and given access to coursework and resources. You will have access to course events, which includes forums, web conferences, and face-to-face sessions. This will be delivered on a monthly basis over one weekend.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should


have a minimum of level two in English and Math or equivalent

have good English skills

demonstrate level of competency in order to enrol for this course. Competency is assessed as either having qualifications and experience in the subject area you want to moderate.

demonstrate competency through work place assessment.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 19 years of age and above.
It is recommended 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


Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment


A1 Assess candidate performance using a range of methods


D32/D33 assess candidates’ performance/assess candidates using a different range of methods


Have at least 2 candidates to assess as part of the training.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a portfolio of evidence / assignments / observation of practice and is fully accredited. There are no exams. You will receive ongoing support and classes by an experienced Assessor / Tutor throughout the programme.

Topics covered

The course has a total RQF credit value of 17. In order to gain the Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and practice you will need to complete a portfolio on the following mandatory units:


Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment 6 Credits

Internally assure the quality of assessment 6 Credits

Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility 5 Credits

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by a portfolio of evidence which you have to compile. We always take a holistic approach with your assessments.

You will need to support at least two assessors and carry some quality assurance duties. There should be evidence of sampling evidence, giving feedback, standardisation and promoting professional development. For the third unit, you need to demonstrate how you have led a team and worked in line with a work plan. You need to evidence the planning, implementation, review and completion of the work plan.

why choose IQA Course?

Qualification will proof that you have the right skills to do your job well – which is why so many employers look for people who have one. You can be confident your qualification is well respected within your industry. Qualifications are engaging and rewarding, and can lead to a whole range of fulfilling careers – including many of the UK’s happiest professions.

What will I be able to do on completion?

The qualification can be used in its entirety as you become a qualified NVQ Internal Verifier/Moderator. Evidence gained from this course can be used towards order awards, the certificate also provides progression into a number of qualifications such as the external verifier course and other learning development programmes.

Career path

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:

  • Level 4 Award In Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF)

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CPD Certificate also can be provided


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