Higher Education

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August Level 4 Part-Time - Day Bede Campus University Level Qualification Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

Education Partnership North East (EPNE) is a dynamic partnership between Sunderland College, Hartlepool Sixth Form and Northumberland College.

It is one of the largest college groups in the country with campuses across the North East region from Berwick-upon-Tweed to the Tees Valley. It has a combined student community of over 21,500.

We pride ourselves in delivering outstanding teaching, learning and assessment, with excellence in Quality & assessment at the heart of our delivery, providing students an excellent learning experience.
Come and be part of our community to fulfill your potential and achieve your goals.

No re requested Entry requirements, however this qualification is for age 19+ and you must be in the right job role.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire There are no additional costs associated with this course.

There are no exams, this qualification is internally assessed and verified.
You will be taught using a range of teaching techniques including:
Using a blended learning approach, there will be instruction, peer support, research, questioning and discussion.

You will be assessed by:
Direct observation in the workplace, gathering work products to showcase your skills competence, Demonstrating your knowledge through assessment and reflective practice.
Compiling a portfolio of evidence

English and Math’s are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career.
It is not an Entry requirement to have Math’s or English qualifications, however there is an expectation that students must have a good level of Math’s and English to achieve this qualification.

There are no placement hours for this qualification:

You need to be in the role to collate evidence for your qualification:
You will need a workplace mentor.
Work with a minimum of two teachers/ assessors who are delivering a vocationally based subject.

We have several links to industry and partnerships … to ensure you gain an outstanding learning experience with us and are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to a career in industry.

You will need to attend six, two-hour sessions.
Complete independent study of either 77-hours (IQA)
or 101-hours (Lead IQA),
Be observed in practice for either one-hour (IQA role)
or two-hour (Lead IQA role),
Undertake and record Your professional Development.
Have access to receive 1-1 support sessions.

Mondays – 4pm-6pm

The NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and
Practice provides you with the knowledge and skills to lead a team of internal quality assurance staff who maintain the quality of assessment from within an organisation or assessment centre.

The qualification provides recognition of your knowledge and competence of leading the internal quality assurance of assessment processes and practices.

You may already be employed as an internal quality assurer or in a supervisory role for a training provider, FE college or internal training department, or looking to progress leading a team of quality assurers. You could be working in a variety of sectors.

Mandatory units
Unit 01 Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment (6 credits).
Unit 02 Internally assure the quality of assessment (6 credits).
Unit 03 Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility (5 credits).


What’s next?

Students who achieve this qualification can progress to

As these qualifications are part of a nest Learners can progress from an Award to a Certificate.

Students who achieve these qualifications could also progress to:
• NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
• NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

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