Assessor and IQA 1-Day CPD Course

A condensed and non-regulated version of the full Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) qualification, that provides learners with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively quality assure vocational qualifications.

Course Overview

Our one-day CPD events are highly interactive and delegates are ‘off their seats’, assessing and quality assuring qualifications in a simulated learning environment. The sessions follow an agreed syllabus and also give specific details about Qualsafe Awards qualifications.

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Course Dates

VenueDateCost (ex. VAT)
Remote via Zoom 22 Oct, 2021
Remote via Zoom 19 Nov, 2021
Remote via Zoom 10 Dec, 2021
Remote Course via Zoom 28 Jan, 2022
Remote Course via Zoom 25 Feb, 2022
Remote Course via Zoom 18 Mar, 2022
Remote Course via Zoom 29 Apr, 2022
Remote Course via Zoom 27 May, 2022
Remote Course via Zoom 17 Jun, 2022

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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 03303 11 20 21.