IQA and Assessor Training Day – 1 Day

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

VenueDate*Cost (ex. VAT)
Remote Course via Zoom 16 Oct, 2020
Remote Course via Zoom 13 Nov, 2020
Remote Course via Zoom 11 Dec, 2020

*Please note: we don't operate on weekends or bank holidays

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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.