This is a knowledge only award for those who need to know about assessment but who may not be currently practicing. Eg aspiring or trainee assessors, admin support staff, portfolio co-ordinators, HR and quality managers.This unit provides the foundation for the rest of the qualifications at level 3.
Where an assessor has qualified previously via the D32/D33 or A1 route and may not have been practicing for some time, perhaps 18 months or more, their qualification may not be considered as ‘current’ by their IQA. This unit provides the up to date knowledge for those assessors wishing to update their qualification and can be used as CPD.
This qualification is made up of two units – the first being the knowledge unit 1 and the second is aimed at assessors who assess knowledge and or skills in a vocationally related subject area.
Methods of assessment used for this will include assignments, written and oral questions, projects, case studies, skills tests and recognition of prior learning. Assessment may take place in a classroom, workshop or other suitable learning environment.
This qualification is made up of two units – the first being the knowledge unit 1 and the second aimed at practitioners who assess the practical demonstration of competence in a working environment.
For practitioners who assess the demonstration of competence in a work environment using the following assessment methods: observation and exam
City and Guilds Level 4 Award Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
This is a knowledge only Award for those who are starting their role as an internal quality assurance practitioner or for those who need to understand the IQA process.
This qualification is for practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process from within a centre or organisation, by sample planning, monitoring and advising on the practice of assessors.
City and Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance Processes and Practice
These qualifications are open to people carrying out assessments and quality assurance in most learning environments including FE, Adult Continuing Learning, Employers and Third Sector. They are designed for anyone assessing and carrying out quality assurance in all occupational sectors, accredited learning, non-accredited learning (e.g. where performance is being assessed by the learner is not undertaking a qualification), qualifications on the National Qualification Framework (NQF) and qualifications on the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF).