Awards and Certificate in Quality Assurance

Registrations for IQA qualifications extended to July 2018

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Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice:
Level 4 (6 credits)

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

A knowledge Award for those who are starting their journey as an Internal Quality Assurance practitioner or for those who need to know about internal quality assurance but who are not carrying out quality assurance themselves. This could be:

  • Those planning to take on or taking on a quality assurance role
  • Training or HR Managers to raise awareness of the role and/or for CPD
  • Assessors to raise awareness of quality assurance
  • Centre managers

ARC will offer this as stand alone training or training and qualification.


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Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice: Level 4 (12 credits)

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)

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

ARC will offer this Award for those undertaking a role in Internal Quality Assurance, which is equivalent to the current internal verifier role.


Image: CertificateCertificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice: Level 4 (17 credits)

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)
Unit 8. Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility (5 credits). Imported Management unit.

This Certificate is for those who lead the internal quality assurance process within a centre/organisation and have a responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment processes, practice and the performance of assessors. They may also develop systems and lead on visits from outside agencies such as awarding organisations.

ARC will offer this Certificate for those responsible for managing the Quality Assurance processes.

Download the Handbook for all the above qualifications – L3 / L4 Awards & Certificates in Assessment and Quality Assurance v1.3 (Oct 17)

First overseas candidate to achieve the Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance