iCQ Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice


An Internal quality assurance qualification is a great progression for an assessor looking for development. You will be protecting learners by ensuring that assessors are running assessments correctly, within your chosen discipline. This course is also ideal for employers who would like members of staff to become the go-to for quality assurance, assessment procedures and general legal and best practice requirements.

This course will give you the necessary skills to ensure best practice in the preparation and running of assessments.

The Award is suitable for those of you seeking to become an internal quality assurer (IQA) directly involved in the internal quality assurance of assessors and assessment practice. For this reason you must have access to assessors (and their learners) who are currently assessing in an area of your own expertise. On successful completion you will become an occupationally competent internal quality assurer.

Typical topics you will cover include:

  • Context and principles of internal quality assurance and how to plan the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Techniques and criteria for monitoring the quality of assessment internally
  • How to internally maintain and improve the quality of assessment
  • How to manage information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Legal and good practice requirements for the internal quality assurance of assessment


Dates and Venue
Award - 8th November 2019 - Market Harborough
  • Duration and Cost

    • Award1 day induction plus distance learning and assessor visits£795 plus VAT

  • Assessment

    • Delegates will be assessed by the completion of written knowledge based assignments, witness testimonies, professional discussions and an observation of assessment activities.

  • Pre-requisites

    • You are vocationally competent in the role you want to internally quality assure. You need access to 2 assessors.

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  • Group bookings or delivery in-house

    • Please contact us for more information on discounts for group bookings or delivery within your own organisation.