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Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice


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Introduction to the Qualification


The TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF

Qualification Purpose

The TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF) provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to perform the role of internal quality assurer.

This qualification is intended for learners wanting to undertake training or to further develop their knowledge and skills in this subject area. The objectives of the qualification include supporting a role in the workplace and meeting relevant programmes of learning.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:-

  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)
  • TQUK Level 4 Award in Externally Assuring the Quality of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)

The TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF) is regulated by Ofqual. It is supported by LSIS.

Learners must be at least 19 years of age at certification.

Structure

Learners must achieve 12 credit(s) from the two mandatory units to be awarded the TQUK Level 4 Award in the

Guided Learning Hours

The credit value of a qualification is used to define how long it will take a learner to achieve as one credit equals 10 hours of learning. These hours are made up of contact time with a teacher/assessor, referred to as guided learning hours (GLH), and non-contact time for study and assessment activities.

The assessment and quality assurance process will be subject to external quality assurance/verification by TQUK.
The recommended assessment methods for this qualification are:-

  • Practical Demonstration
  • Group Discussion
  • Case study
  • Written assignment
  • Observation of learner’s skills
  • Question and answer sessions

Assessment

This qualification is assessed through activities, which are developed by the centre, internally marked and sampled as part of quality assurance/ internal verification procedures.

Recording documents for the assessments can be found on the TQUK Management Suite.

There is no requirement for each unit to be assessed separately. Assessors are advised to adopt a holistic approach and, where possible, to use one activity as evidence for learning outcomes and assessment criteria for both units. For example, a professional discussion for the unit internally assure the quality of assessment

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