Business and IT and Professional

Introduction

Course Title: Internal Quality Assurance Qualifications – Units 4, 5 & 8
Course Code: PD244

Department: Business and IT and Professional
Course Type: Part Time



The aim of this unit is to assess performance in leading the work of a team responsible for the internal quality assurance within an organisation or assessment centre. Candidates must be responsible in leading the work of an internal quality assurance team.

Overview

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)

Course Content

Unit 4 (Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment), plus Unit 5 (Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment), Unit 8 (Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility):
-Be able to plan the internal quality assurance of assessment
-Be able to internally evaluate the quality of assessment
-Be able to internally maintain and improve the quality of assessment
-Be able to manage information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment
-Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when internally monitoring and maintaining the quality of assessment.
Plus
-Be able to produce a work plan for own area of responsibility
-Be able to allocate and agree responsibilities with team members
-Be able to monitor the progress and quality of work in own area of responsibility and provide feedback
-Be able to review and amend plans of work for own area of responsibility and communicate changes.
You will be assessed by:
Initial advice and guidance followed by an induction workshop and individual support as necessary.
All learning outcomes in this unit will be assessed using methods appropriate to the candidate IQA's performance.
These must include:
-Observation of performance
-Examining products of work
-Questioning.
Direct evidence of this kind is supplemented, where necessary, by professional discussion, reflective accounts or witness testimony.

Next Steps

External Quality Assurance qualifications.

Career Opportunities

Working as the Leader of an Internal Quality Assurance team.