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Level 4 Award Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Subject Area

Education & Training

Student Type


Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This level 4 award is designed for practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process within a training centre or organisation, and have responsibility for monitoring the performance of assessors and maintaining quality assurance of the assessment process.

Why should I choose the course?

If you are a qualified assessor and would like to take your skills to the next level, this course is suitable for you. This course will enable you to understand the process of internal quality assurance and confidently monitor and quality assure the work of other assessors.

What will I learn?

You will complete two units and gain the relevant underpinning knowledge about the principles and processes of internal quality assurance. You will gather evidence of IQA monitoring and quality assure the work of two assessors, each with a minimum of two candidates.

A range of assessment methods will be used including observation, Q&A, professional discussion, and use of expert witness testimony.

What will the course lead on to?

After achieving this qualification, there may be additional courses you would like to take to enhance your practice. Please see the college website or speak to the Learner Services Team for more information on courses.

Are there any links with industry and university?

The observations of the IQA process may be carried out in an industry setting.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.

What are the entry requirements?

You will need to be occupationally competent in the units being quality assured, hold a recognised level 3 assessor qualification, and have an up-to-date working knowledge and experience of best practice. You will need to be working in a training environment/organisation.

What are my funding options?

For information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with this course, but you may wish to purchase a course related textbook.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

33 Weeks
Class Times
Distance Learning
In your own time
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

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