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Key Facts

Level:
Level 4
Subject Sector:
13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Credits:
6
Qualification No:
601/2123/3
GLH:
45 hours
Total qualification time:
60 hours
Price:
£34.00 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification purpose

Confirm occupational competence and/or ‘licence to practice’

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    The aim and purpose of the qualifications is for those in an External Quality Assurance role to gain the necessary skills understanding to undertake and fulfil duties and responsibilities to quality assure the assessment of learning to the required industry standards.

    The Level 4 Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is intended for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of external quality assurance without any requirement to practice. The purpose of this qualification is to develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area.


    This qualification is available to study through our partnership with Curriculum and Quality Solutions (CQS). For more information and prices please visit the CQS website.

     

    Study this qualification with CQS


    Rules of Combination

    Learners must complete the single mandatory unit totalling 6 credits.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must complete the single mandatory unit totalling 6 credits.

    Understanding the Principles and Practices of Externally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    45
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    F/601/5322
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    Tutor/Assessor Requirements

    Assessors must:
    • already hold the qualification they are assessing (or a recognised equivalent) and have successfully assessed learners for other Teaching, Learning or Assessment qualifications (if assessing quality assurance roles, they must have experience as a qualified quality assurance practitioner of carrying out internal or external quality assurance of qualifications for a minimum of two assessors);
    • have up-to-date working knowledge and experience of best practice in assessment and quality assurance;
    • hold one of the following qualifications or their recognised equivalent:
    o Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
    o Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
    o A1 Assess candidate performance using a range of methods
    o D32 Assess candidate performance and D33 Assess candidate using differing sources of evidence; and
    • show current evidence of continuing professional development in assessment and quality assurance.


    Internal Quality Assessor Requirements

    Internal Quality Assurers must:
    • have up-to-date working knowledge and experience of best practice in assessment and quality assurance;
    • hold one of the following assessor qualifications or their recognised equivalent:
    o Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
    o Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
    o A1 Assess candidate performance using a range of methods
    o D32 Assess candidate performance and D33 Assess candidate using differing sources of evidence
    • hold one of the following internal quality assurance qualifications or their recognised equivalent:
    o Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
    o Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
    o V1 Conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process
    o D34 Internally verify the assessment process; and
    • show current evidence of continuing professional development in assessment and quality assurance.


    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The Level 4 Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is intended for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of external quality assurance without any requirement to practice. The purpose of this qualification is to develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    The approved age range for these qualifications is: 19+. There is no requirement for learners to have achieved prior qualifications.

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