Level 4 Award in The Internal Quality Assurance Of Processes and Practice

Course code: BT014

This course enables you to learn the skills and knowledge to perform the role of an internal quality assurer. Step up in your career…

  • Develop skills, knowledge and understanding to perform the role of internal quality assurer
  • Learn assessment and observation of performance within the workplace
  • Distance learning means you can work at your own pace
  • Receive full tutor support to help with your studies
This course is only available to study online.
Course overview

Perfect for those assessors who want to gain a formal qualification and recognition for their role as an internal quality assurer, this course allows you to study at your own pace.

Studying through an online portal, you will have access to an abundance of learning materials to help you get through your course.

Great for anyone in an education training environment.

Course Duration

Up 6 months.

Study Hours

Approximately 120 hours.

Course Outcome

Can work as an internal quality assurer upon successful completion.

Entry Requirements

Minimum level 2 in literacy or numeracy. 19 years and above. Need to be working as an assessor to complete.


Unit assignments. Observation of performance. Questioning.

Course content




  • Context and principles of internal quality assurance
  • Planning the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Techniques and criteria for monitoring the quality of assessment internally
  • Internally maintain and improve the quality of assessment
  • Managing information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Legal and good practice requirements for the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Assessment of performance in quality assurance
  • Observation of performance in quality performance
Extra info

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however, learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. The qualification is suitable for learners of 19 years of age and above.

Students will need to be working as an assessor to complete this qualification.

Study Method

You will be studying through an online portal which will include interactive modules with associated assignments. You will have access to online personal tutor support to help you throughout the course, which will be available via email.


The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments. A variety of assessment methods will be used, these include:

  • Observation of performance
  • Examining products of work
  • Questioning


Learners will be observed assessing a minimum of two assessors, each with a minimum of two trainees of their own.

Learners are also required to provide evidence of attending a standardisation meeting with other IQA’s or leading a standardisation meeting with assessors.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course you will receive an QCF Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice by Training Qualification UK (TQUK).

Awarding Body

TQUK is an Awarding Organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland. TQUK aim to provide qualifications that meet the needs of industry. They are designed by leading professionals and delivered to centres and learners with integrity and compliance in mind.

  • Online learning platform
  • Personal tutor support
  • Assessment marking and feedback
  • Dedicated student support
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card

We recommend that you purchase a reference book by Anne Gravells. We recommend one of the following books: The Principles and Practices of Assessment or Principles and Practice of Quality Assurance.

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