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Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate (6317-42)

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 Verifiers Award.

What will I study?

Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (17 credits)
For practitioners who lead the internal quality assurance process within a centre/organisation and have a responsibility for managing the quality of the assessment process, practice and the performance of assessors. They may also develop systems and lead on visits from outside agencies such as awarding organisations.

Unit 401 Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment
Unit 402 Internally assure the quality of assessment
Unit 403 Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility

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

This is a specialised qualification and progression options will depend on the practitioners 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.

Are there any additional costs?

Pay by instalments
The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

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?

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