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Award Level 4 TAQA (402) Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes & Practice

These qualifications are for people working in or looking to work in assessment and internal quality assurance. They are designed for anyone assessing and carrying out quality assurance in all occupational sectors, accredited learning and non-accredited learning qualifications.

The Level 4 provides a route to understand internal quality assurance in learning and if required to qualify as an internal quality assurer (IQA).
The knowledge only units (6317-30) and (6317-40) are for anyone interested in knowing more about these areas of work. You do not need to be practitioners to achieve these units. However, you can progress onto the competence based units (6317-31, 32, 41) when role allows.

This award is completed once you have undertaken (6317-40 unit 401). This unit enables you to demonstrate the skills and knowledge gained in Unit 401 in practical terms by them internally quality assuring the work of two assessors each with two learners, together with gathering supplementary evidence in the workplace to form a portfolio demonstrating all specified criteria.
To achieve full qualification as an Internal Quality Assurer a learner must complete both unit 401 and 402 (6317-40 and 6317-41).

Course Info

Level 4 - Higher
Subject Area
Course Type
Higher Education Part-Time
Sutton Coldfield College
Course Length
12 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will be required to have at least level 2 English and maths. With occupational competance in your chosen vocational area. You will also be required to have enhanced DBS clearance.

Delivery and Assessment

The knowledge units will be assessed through exam conditions, along with a written presentation. You will also be observed assessing two learners in the work place and provide a portfolio of evidence.


On completion of these assessment awards you can go on to Education & Training Award