Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (Level 4 RQF) – 2 Days

A nationally recognised, regulated qualification providing learners with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively quality assure vocational qualifications.

Course Overview

The QA Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF) is intended for those who wish to work in quality assurance in a wide range of environments, such as further education (FE) colleges, independent training organisations or local authorities.

This qualification is also suitable for those who currently work in a teaching or assessing role and are looking to develop their knowledge and skills in internal quality assurance.

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Course Dates

VenueDateCost (ex. VAT)
Remote course via Zoom 19 Apr - 20 Apr, 2023
Wednesday - Thursday
Remote course via Zoom 13 Jun - 14 Jun, 2023
Tuesday - Wednesday

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What's Covered?

During this course, learners will develop an understanding of the principles and practices of internal quality assurance within a vocational education setting by covering topics on:

During this 2-day course, you will cover:

  • The context and principles of internal quality assurance
  • Techniques and criteria for monitoring the quality of assessments
  • Managing information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessments
  • Planning the internal quality assurance of assessments
  • Legal and good practice requirements for internal quality assurance
  • Internally maintaining and improving the quality of assessments
  • Legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational qualifications
  • Internally evaluating the quality of assessments
  • Maintaining and improving the quality of assessments

Course structure

This course consists of two days of theory and practical exercises on IQA processes and practices (as above), plus additional one-to-one support available on a flexible basis with a highly qualified trainer to give you the best possible start as a new Level 4-qualified IQA.

Things to consider before applying

Before applying for this course, please ensure you meet the following criteria:

  • You have the occupational skills, knowledge, experience, and, where necessary, qualifications to be able to conduct quality assurance activities on regulated qualifications.
  • You can conduct a minimum of two internal quality assurance processes on a minimum of two assessors.
  • The assessment methods must provide you with the opportunity to highlight any learning needs to the Assessor during the quality assurance activities.

To find out more about our course entry requirements, please email us on or call 0330 660 0899.


Payment Plans

Payment Plans are available for this course, please get in touch with our friendly team for more information.


Members of the Armed Forces can receive financial support for this course via the Ministry of Defence’s Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service (ELCAS) scheme. For more information, please see our ELCAS page.

Upon confirming your place on a IQA course you will be sent a learner pack which will include this complimentary course guide, workbook, and manual.

Not only will this book provide you with invaluable support, including interactive exercises, whilst in the classroom but it can also be used upon completing your course as a toolkit that will guide you in wide-ranging contexts where mental health and wellbeing support is required.

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