Internal Quality Assurance Qualifications - Units 4, 5 & 8

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Centre for Professional Development TA016A07/24/1 Short Course

Course Information

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.


  • 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.
    -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
    Direct evidence of this kind is supplemented, where necessary, by professional discussion, reflective accounts or witness testimony.
Entry Requirements
  • Learners should hold a suitable assessors award and be in a role that required internal quality assurance duties
Next Steps
  • External Quality Assurance qualifications.
Career Opportunities
  • Working as the Leader of an Internal Quality Assurance team.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
Throughout the Year
Mode of attendance
Day Release
Day of the week Number of sessions
Course Fees
Fee (HE Full Fee) £700.00


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