Assessor and IQA 1-Day CPD Course

This course gives learners an understanding of principles and practices of internal quality assurance within a vocational setting.

Course Overview

This highly interactive one-day CPD course covers how to assess and quality-assure qualifications in a simulated learning environment. The sessions follow an agreed syllabus and also give specific details about Qualsafe Awards qualifications.

This is a condensed and non-regulated version of the full Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) qualification.

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Course Dates

VenueDateCost (ex. VAT)
Remote course via Zoom 29 Mar, 2023
*Fully Booked*
Remote course via Zoom 28 Apr, 2023
Remote course via Zoom 26 May, 2023
Remote course via Zoom 30 Jun, 2023

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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:

Qualifications Overview:

  • Target audience
  • Rules of combination
  • Qualifications Framework (RQF)
  • Delivery and assessment
  • Supporting organisations
  • Quality assurance overview

Approval requirements:

  • Centre requirements
  • Maintaining CPD
  • Workforce requirements
  • Other specific requirements

Qualification delivery:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the trainer
  • Delivery standard requirements
  • Recommended delivery programme

Qualification assessment:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the assessor
  • Record keeping for external quality assurance audit
  • Principles of assessment
  • Qualsafe Awards approach to assessment design
  • The assessment cycle
  • Practical assessment standardisation exercises

Qualification internal quality assurance:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the IQA
  • Observing first aid training activity and providing feedback
  • Principles of internal quality assurance
  • Practical exercise on conducting IQA activity
  • Qualsafe Awards sampling and support methodology
  • Working with Qualsafe Awards External Quality Assurers (EQAs)
  • Leading the standardisation process

Things to consider before applying

There are no formal pre-requisites to attend this course, however, experience of delivery of classroom training and/or regulated qualifications would be an advantage

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