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Duration: 8-12 weeks
Credits : 12
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Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
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This qualification is intended for those who lead a team of internal quality assurance staff. The Level 4 Award (previously V1 award) in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (IQA) is a 12 credit and 90 guided learning hour qualification consisting of 2 mandatory units. This qualification replaces the V1 and V2 qualifications. It is part of the new suite of qualifications for assessors, internal quality assurers (IQA) and external quality assurers (EQA). Learners must complete 2 mandatory units worth 12 credits in total to achieve the NCFE Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance.


Unit 1: Understanding Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment (T/601/5320) - This unit which provides the opportunity to relate underpinning knowledge and understanding to practice of internal quality assurance. Sharing knowledge and experience with peers and colleagues provides an opportunity both to share good practice and to reflect on assessment approaches.

Unit 2: Internally assure the quality of assessment (A/601/5321) - This unit will give you the opportunity to apply the principles and requirements of internal quality assurance to a real working context and identify ways in which to develop and improve your practice.

Entry Requirements

1. These qualifications are designed for learner aged 19 and above.
2. You will need to have completed your TAQA / A1 /D32 & D33 award and have experience of the assessment process.
3. You will also need to provide two of your own assessors to internally verify.

The range of direct evidence MUST include:
• Monitoring of a minimum of TWO assessors
• Assessment of minimum of TWO candidates per assessor
• Observation of practice
• Examination of products of work and questioning

These can be supplemented, where necessary, with professional discussion, reflective accounts or witness statements.

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Learners complete the Level 4 Award in IQA can progress to Level 4 certificate in Leading Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Process and Practice. This will require an additional third unit Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility (H/600/9674) and has GLH of 115 hours and a total of 17 credits.


The Diploma is issued by the NCFE. UK Versity Online Limited (Number 8465520) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for NCFE qualifications.

Key Facts

Awarding Body: NCFE
Course Duration: 2-3 months months
Method of study: Distance Learning / Full Time / Part Time
Qualification Level : 4

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