The (TAQA) Internal Quality Assurance Award/Certificate Part of the TAQA Suite of Units: Training Assessment & Quality Assurance

The (TAQA) Internal Quality Assurance Award/Certificate qualification sets the standard for those involved in or Managing the Internal Quality Assurance of the assessment process within an Approved Centre. All Approved Centres should have an Internal Quality Assurer to liaise with the awarding body and act as a Quality Assurance Manager.

Who is the course for?

Those who have responsibility for Internal Quality Assurance of Externally approved programmes.

Those managing NVQ programmes.

Course Objectives/Key Benefits

TAQA Internal Quality Assurance Award/Certificate – Course Objectives

On completion of the programme candidates will be able to:

  • Carry out and evaluate internal assessment and quality assurance systems
  • Support Assessors
  • Monitor the quality of Assessors’ performance
Course Content

TAQA Internal Quality Assurance Award/Certificate – Course Content

  • Candidates are supported by an Assessor who works closely with the candidate and assists them as they build a portfolio of evidence. The Assessor will visit the candidate in their place of work to observe them and advise on portfolio construction as appropriate
  • Candidates will receive an induction onto the Award which will help them to understand how to construct their portfolio of evidence
  • Further meetings will be arranged to progress the candidate through the qualification. It is expected that most candidates will achieve the qualification within 12 months. If not achieved within the agreed timescales there may be additional costs

Course outcome/qualification:

The TAQA Quality Assurance Qualification comprises three units and when combined can achieve:

  • Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Process and Practice (6 credits)
  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (12 credits)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (17 Credits)

Through discussion, a tutor will advise on the most appropriate units for an interested candidate.

Entry Requirements

Pre-requisite Knowledge/Qualifications

  • Qualification in the occupational area they will be assessing
  • D32/33 or A1/A2 (these awards have to have been certificated for 18 months prior to commencement of the V1 award)
  • Two Assessors assessing two Candidates/learners each – the internally quality assured by the IQA Learner will be the basis for evidence for this qualification.
What Can I Do Next?

A full Learning and Development Award.

The (TAQA) Internal Quality Assurance Award/Certificate Part of the TAQA Suite of Units: Training Assessment & Quality Assurance
LocationColchester
DurationIt is expected that most candidates will achieve the qualification within 12 months
CampusColchester Institute
Fee(s)Price per delegate: £750 + VAT. Includes Portfolio toolkit, C&G registration and certification fee
Company Course: Price on Application

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