Who is this course for?
These qualifications are for people working in or looking to work in assessment and internal quality assurance. The Level 3 provides a pathway for learners to understand assessment and if required, qualify as an assessor.
What do you need to apply for the course?
You will need to have completed TAQA level 3 qualifications. You will also need an acceptable level of literacy and numeracy to be working at this level and possess an Adult Literacy and Numeracy Level 2 qualification such as GCSE grade C or equivalent.
What are the key things you'll learn?
Learners who wish to achieve these units could be assessing competence or non-competence based learning, knowledge or skills. They will select the units and qualifications that meet the requirements of what they are assessing.
There are two awards and a certificate available at Level 4:
- The Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is a knowledge-only award for those starting their journey as internal quality assurance practitioners or those who need to know about internal quality assurance but are not carrying out quality assurance themselves.
- The Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is for practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process from within a centre/organisation, by sample planning, monitoring and advising on the practice of assessors.
The Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is for practitioners who lead the internal quality assurance process within a centre/organisation and have responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment process, practice and the performance of assessors.
How you will learn
This course is taught using a variety of methods including practical sessions, group discussions and written assignments.
Where could this course take you?
These qualifications can help you to progress your career as a qualified assessor or trainer. You may also be interested in progressing to a related qualifications such as Award or Certificate in Education and Training .