This is a qualification for individuals who undertake or about to undertake the role of internal quality assurer or for those who may be responsible for the quality of an assessment process in the organisation.
It is knowledge based qualification and provides the underpinning knowledge to develop an understanding of the role and responsibilities of an internal quality assurer. The qualification does not enable a learner upon qualification to perform quality assurance activity’s, but it does allow progression onto the practical unit which on complete allows the learner to perform these duties.
This qualification can also be undertaken by anyone who has an interest in internal quality assurance or wishes to gain an understanding of the role for their job e.g. managers.
The qualification meets the national occupational standards (NOS) for learning and development.
This award allows progression to the AoFAQ Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice for the individual to carry out the internal quality role in an organisation.