Training Assessment and Quality Assurance Awards TAQA (Level 4)


1. Qualification details

Qualification name Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage http://www.riversidecollege.ac.uk
Course type Part time
Course start date 01 September 2020
Instruction language English
Additional price description Many adult students do not pay fees. Eligibility for free tuition is subject to status (please enquire). Higher Education courses are not eligible for fee remission.
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Not known
Support facilities A range of classrooms workskops and learning centres a theatre refectory cafe student services library. OFSTED Good with Outstanding Capacity to Improve.

2. Course description

For staff working in or looking to gain entry to roles in Quality Assurance. They replace the V1 Internal Verifiers Award. The new qualifications will quality assurance people with the opportunity to develop and improve their practice as well as achieve a professional qualification specific to their role. They have been developed for those working in accredited and non accredited learning delivering qualifications on the NQF and QCF framework. The Edexcel Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance Awards (2 awards 1 Certificate) consist of a combination of competence based and knowledge based units (1) Award in understanding the internal quality assurance of assessment processes and practice (6 credits in 1 mandatory unit) Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment. This is a knowledge only unit for those who want to know about internal quality assurance e.g. managers or those new to quality assurance and verification. (2) Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (12 credits in 2 mandatory units) Understanding the Principles and Practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment and Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment. This is for those who internally quality assure assessor and assessment but who do not manage the centre or other internal quality assurers. (3) Certificate in leading the internal quality assurance of assessment processes and practice (17 credits in 3 mandatory units) Understanding the Principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment. Internally assure the quality of assessment. Plan Allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility. This is for those who have wider quality assurance responsibilities and manage others develop policies or manage external quality assurance (EQA) visits. This is a qualification for lead internal quality assurers.

3. Entry requirements

Potential for employment as a qualified assessor or verifier.

4. Equipment required

Please enquire at your interview.

5. Assessment method

Short theory assignments and observation.

6. Venue

Name Riverside Vocational College Kingsway Campus
Address Kingsway
Cheshire
WA8 7QQ
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Email enquiries@riversidecollege.ac.uk
Phone 0151 257 2800
Fax 0151 420 4868
Website http://www.riversidecollege.ac.uk

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