Pearson Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Pearson Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

DURATION
3-6 Months

AWARDING INSTITUTION
The qualifications are awarded by Pearson Education.

CERTIFICATION
The final certificate is issued by Pearson Education to successful student.

COURSE FEES
£1200

Course Overview

The Pearson Edexcel Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice: for those who have wider quality assurance responsibilities and manage others, develop policies or manage External Quality Assurance (EQA) visits. This is a qualification for Lead Internal Quality Assurers.

This qualification is for learners aged 19 and above who are capable of reaching the required standards in a learning and development delivery or assessment context.

Course Aims / Objectives

  • To assess and quality assure staff who deliver NVQ qualifications.
  • To assess and quality assure qualifications of occupational competence.
  • To assess and quality assure vocational qualifications with applied learning, such as BTEC Firsts and Nationals

Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold one of the following Assessor qualifications or their recognised equivalent:

  • 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 Assess candidate performance.
  • D33 Assess candidate using differing sources of evidence.
  • Pass an initial assessment test (Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy).

Course Structure

Level 4 Unit No. and Type Title TQT GLH Unit Level Unit Credit
1 Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment 170 45 4 6
2 Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment 45 4 6
3 Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility 25 4 5

 

Course Units

Unit 1: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment (6 Credits)

A theoretical level 4 unit having the aim of assessing the knowledge and understanding a learning and development practitioner requires for the internal quality assurance of assessment.

Unit 2:  Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment (6 Credits)

A practical level 4 unit which will assess the performance of a learning and development practitioner with responsibility for the internal quality assurance of assessment.

Unit 3: Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility (5 Credits)

A practical level 4 unit which helps learners to plan, allocate and monitor work in their own area of responsibility, and make any necessary changes to original work plans.

Course Duration

3-6 months

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

A holistic approach to learning and assessment is used, showing learners how to relate their own achievements to the underpinning theory, Professional Standards (PS) and National Occupational Standards (NOS). Learners are made aware of the importance of their own professional practice and the opportunities for using naturally occurring evidence whenever available. Learners are encouraged to evaluate their own experiences and assess relevant past and present practice.  The overall grade for each qualification is a ‘pass’. The learner must achieve all the required units within the specified qualification structure.

Mode of Delivery

The IQA programme is delivered through a part time face-to-face training day, one to one tutorial and workplace assessment.

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