This award is intended for those who need an understanding of the principles and practices of internal quality assurance without requirement to practice. The course will take place over four half day sessions which must all be attended.
This course allows progression onto the Agored Cymru Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.
Please refer to the pre-course information document prior to booking a space on the course.
Sessions will take place on the 4th, 6th 10th and 12th of May and all start at 9:30 and finish at 12:30.
Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Quality Assuring the Quality of Assessment is for practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process within a centre or organisation. This will include sample planning, monitoring assessors, advising and supporting assessors, conducting IQA activities, talking to learners and witnesses, and maintaining records.
To achieve this Award, learners must complete the unit Level 4 Understanding the principles and practices of assessment (6 credits) GB84CY002.
The course will be delivered on-line and over 4 half days. It is expected that you carry out an element of self-study to complete a written assignment. You will be formally assessed and receive feedback regarding your progress. N.B. All sessions must be attended.
It is recommended that learners hold one of the following qualifications prior to enrolling on the above unit.
- Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement, or similar
- A1 Assess candidate performance using a range of methods
- D32/D33 Assess candidates’ performance/assess candidates using a different range of methods
- Current and sufficient experience of assessment/internal quality assurance for any awarding organisation (current – within the last 2 years).
(Please note: Booking onto this event confirms you have booked onto the knowledge-based award Level 4 Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Quality Assuring the Quality of Assessment GB84CY002 ONLY.)
Following completion of the Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Quality Assuring the Quality of Assessment GB84CY002 unit, you have the opportunity to achieve the unit Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment GB84CY003. (Please note, access to learners is required for this unit.)
Achievement of both units allows you to gain the Agored Cymru Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.
If you would like to complete both units you will need to notify email@example.com once you have booked on. You will also be required to attend a one-hour introductory session with your assessor. It is anticipated that this will take place after session 1 of 4 of the knowledge base unit.