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City & Guilds Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Process and Practice (6317-41)

Why study this course?

These City and Guilds IQA (Internal Quality Assurance) qualifications are for practitioners who internally assure the quality of vocational programmes. There are two different Awards and a Certificate. They replace the V1 Verifier's Award.

What will I study?

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

Unit 401 Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment
Unit 402 Internally assure the quality of assessment

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This is a specialised qualification and progression options will depend on the practitioner's circumstances. The units can be added to later if the practitioner develops their role.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by written work, professional discussion, observation of carrying out quality assurance, witness testimony, self-reflection and work products.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at

Are there any discounted fees available?

If you are taking a course lasting more than one week, and the fee is more than £300, we can arrange for you to pay your fees in up to 8 equal instalments by standing order. An admin fee of £30 is charged for this service. Full terms and conditions will be supplied when you enrol.
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