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Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)

Designed for qualified assessors who are in or looking to progress into internal quality assurance.
Course description: 

The City and Guilds TAQA (Training, Assessing and Quality Assurance) qualification scheme offers qualifications to train assessors and those carrying out quality assurance of those assessments (internal and external verifiers).

Course dates: TBC

Course cost: £725

Course day: Tuesday

Course times: 6-9pm

This course is taught over six months and courses usually start in October, February and April - please contact us for confirmation of dates.

Entry requirements: 

You need to have occupational competence in the area you are quality assuring.

This is usually demonstrated through holding a qualification at level 3 or above in the area of work you wish to quality assure. You will need to be a qualified assessor with substantial experience of assessing.

If you are new to quality assuring or hope to become an quality assurer but are not yet able to carry out real assessments you are able to complete the underpinning knowledge and understanding unit, Level 4 Award

in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment on its own and will not
need access to candidates to assess.


Assessment will be through a variety of methods including assignments, professional discussion, observation, witness testimony and gathering of evidence to develop a portfolio of practice.

Course fee for whole course: 

This course is a full cost course which means that unfortunately there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information.

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Start date: 
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
This will depend on you and the units you complete but generally around 6 months.