Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes & Practice (IQA/IV)

Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes & Practice (IQA/IV)

Who is this Course For?

The Level 4 Award is designed for experienced work based learning professionals who have the responsibility for Internal Quality Assurance activities within their own organisation. Previous to the introduction of the TAQA standards Internal Quality Assurance was referred to as Internal Verification (IV); it is still referred to as IV by some awarding bodies.

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The qualification is based on KNOWLEDGE of quality assurance (UNDERSTANDING UNIT), as well as practical evidence to demonstrate the SKILLS & COMPETENCE (PRACTICAL UNIT) required to carry out quality assurance activities, which include sampling and observation of assessment practice.
For the PRACTICAL UNIT you will need access to TWO ASSESSORS, who in turn must have a minimum of TWO LEARNERS.
Full guidance, support and materials are provided to achieve the 2 required units:
1. Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment
2. Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment.

What can l do after completion?

You can go on to complete the Level 4 Award in the external quality assurance of assessment processes and practice or any other learning and development courses.


We use an online e-portfolio system, delivered within our assessment plan. Observations of assurance practice will be recorded and observed. Knowledge outcomes are uploaded as assignments. Supporting assurance practice evidence will also be uploaded.

What Will I Get?

• Easy to use E-portfolio system,
• One to one video support calls / telephone calls.
• Clear and concise assessment plans, showing you EXACTLY what you need to do to achieve your NVQ.
• Experienced team of assessors and quality assurers – some of whom work as External Verifiers for Awarding Bodies


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