These qualifications are for people working in, or looking to enter roles in internal quality assurance. The units and qualifications will provide people who carry out internal quality assurance in their organisation with the opportunity to develop and improve their practice as well as achieving a professional qualification for the role.

To achieve the full qualification candidates must attain a minimum of 12 credits in total.

This comprises of:

Unit 4: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment  (6 credits)
Unit 5: Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment  (6 credits)

Summary of assessment methods

  • Observation of performance in the work environment
  • Written assignment or professional discussion
  • Questioning the learner

For practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process from within a centre or organisation, by sample planning, monitoring and advising on the practice of assessors.

Length of time

There is no specific timeframe for completion. This programme is considered a short course and should be completed in a reasonable time commensurate with assessment activity.