Teacher Training

Award in The Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Course overview

This qualification is at Level 4 and is appropriate for individuals who are interested in taking on the role of an internal quality assurer or internal verifier as well as for staff
This qualification includes a unit that covers all the essential knowledge and understanding that quality assurance staff need and a unit that describes competent practice. The qualification will give people who carry out a quality assurance role the opportunity to develop and improve their practice as well as the opportunity of achieving a professional qualification. already in this role.


The aims of this of this qualification is to enable learners to:

- Develop an understanding of the principles and practices of internal quality assurance

-Assess performance in assuring the quality of assessment from within an organisation or assessment centre.

-Achieve a professional qualification for the knowledge, understanding and skills developed.

The staff delivering on the teacher education programmes have come from a range of different vocations providing learners with a wealth of experience of teaching and assessing academic, business and vocational subjects. All staff on the programme have a recognised teaching qualification in addition to qualifications in their subject specialism.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Course Modules

Modules include:
- Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment
- Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment

How will I be assessed?

The duration of the course is 6 months and will be delivered through two classroom sessions with the remainder of the delivery online, following a blended format.

The course will be assessed by a portfolio. The trainee Assessor will have two observations of their assessing.

What can I do next

On successful completion of this course, students can progress onto the Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.