Internal Quality Assurance – Unit 2

internal quality assurance unit 2

Course Description

Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (Unit 2)

In Unit 2 you have the opportunity to actively assure the quality of assessment practice. You will plan monitoring activities and make arrangements for internal monitoring. You will carry out IQA activity and evaluate your assessor’s expertise and overall decision making. Following this, you will provide detailed feedback to your assessor that highlights their strengths and points towards improved practice. You will consider and suggest standardisation and review record keeping and data handling. You will be asked to critically reflect on your own practice as an IQA and suggest ways for overall improvement in the assessment process of your training centre.

What Will You Study?

The course contains the following Learning Outcomes

  • Plan the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Internally evaluate the quality of assessment
  • Internally maintain and improve the quality of assessment
  • Manage information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Maintain legal and good practise requirements

How Does it Work?

Unit 2 requires learners to carry out two practical assessments. Each assessment must be conducted using real assessors who will be/have made assessment decisions on real learners against a criteria from a regulated qualification. Your role is to prepare and perform IQA activity and quality assure the assessment decisions made by your two assessors.

Following each assessment, you will perform a live feedback session with each assessor where you will review their performance, outline their strengths and suggest points for development. Each feedback session must be recorded and sent to your tutor. You can nominate someone suitably qualified (holds Unit 2 or above) from within your organisation to oversee this process and complete an observation report on your performance.

Your tutor will support you in the process from start to finish and were ensure you are adequately prepared for each practical assessment.

Entry Requirements

If you are purchasing both Units 1 and 2 together, you will need to have achieved the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement to enrol on this course.

If you are purchasing Unit 2 individually, the Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices (Unit 1) is a prerequisite.

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