This suite of qualifications are for anyone interested in becoming a vocational assessor, is already an assessor and requires a recognised assessor qualification (in house or as part of a training provider) or has D32/D33/A1 and would like to upskill to the current version of the assessor qualification.

Qualifications Network Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4659/4
Level:Level Three
Credits Required:3
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:3
Credit Value3
  • This is a knowledge based qualification and can be completed by anyone who is interested in becoming an assessor.
  • This can be completed as a stand-alone unit or as part of the larger assessor qualifications.
  • There is no requirement to carry out any practical based assessment for the completion of this qualification and you do not need access to any learners.
  • There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however you will need access to a PC and have access to the internet.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for this qualification, please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.
Qualifications Network Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4651/X
Level:Level Three
Credits Required:9
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:9
Credit Value9

This qualification is for any assessors who would like to assess vocational related qualifications (i.e. non NVQ or non-work based competence qualifications).

This qualification contains two units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • Unit 2  – Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

Unit 1 is knowledge based and Unit 2 is practical based. You must be training/working as an assessor, be occupationally competent in the subject you are assessing and must have access to at least two learners.

  • There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however you will need to complete documentation required for assessment electronically, have access to the internet, have the ability to send email and have access to a video camera to record a practical observation.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for Unit 1 of this qualification, please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.
Qualifications Network Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4647/8
Level:Level Three
Credits Required:9
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:9
Credit Value9

This qualification is for any assessors that would like to assess NVQ related qualifications (i.e. assessing in the workplace) or confirming occupational competence using a set of approved standards.

This qualification contains two units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • Unit 2  – Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment

Unit 1 is knowledge based and Unit 2 is practical based. You must be training/working as an assessor, be occupationally competent in the subject you are assessing and must have access to at least two learners.

  • There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however you will need to complete documentation required for assessment electronically, have access to the internet, have the ability to send email and have access to a video camera to record a practical observation.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for Unit 1 of this qualification, please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.
Qualifications Network Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4648/X
Level:Level Three
Credits Required:15
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:9
Credit Value9

This qualification is for any assessors that are assessing both NVQ related qualifications and vocational related qualifications (i.e. non NVQ or non-work based competence qualifications).

This qualification contains three units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • Unit 2  – Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment
  • Unit 3 – Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding

Unit 1 is knowledge based and Unit 2 and 3 are practical based. You must be training/working as an assessor, be occupationally competent in the subject you are assessing and must have access to at least two learners for Unit 2 and two learners for Unit 3 (they can be the same two learners but they must be completing an NVQ and a vocationally related qualification – this might be part of an apprenticeship).

Any of the units listed can be taken as stand-alone units and certificated individually. This allows learners to build up units of credit to make a qualification over a period of time or learners may have already achieved part of the qualification and would like to apply for credit transfer (or more commonly known as APA – Accreditation of Prior Achievement).

  • There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however you will need to complete documentation required for assessment electronically, have access to the internet, have the ability to send email and have access to a video camera to record a practical observation.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for Unit 1 of this qualification, please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.

This suite of qualifications are for anyone interested in becoming an internal quality assurer (IQA) or as previously known internal verifier (IV), is already in a quality role and requires a recognised IQA / IV qualification (in house or as part of a training provider), has D34/V1 and would like to upskill to the current version of the IQA / IV qualification or is leading a team of IQA’s / IV’s.

Qualifications Network Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4655/7
Level:Level Four
Credits Required:6
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:6
Credit Value6

This is a knowledge based qualification and can be completed by anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of internal quality assurance without any requirement to practise. This can be completed as a stand-alone unit/qualification or as part of the larger IQA qualifications.

  • There is no requirement to carry out any practical based assessment for the completion of this qualification and you do not need access to any assessors.
  • There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however you will need access to a PC and have access to the internet.

  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.

  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for this qualification, however please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.

Qualifications Network Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of the Assessment Process (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4652/1
Level:Level Four
Credits Required:12
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:12
Credit Value12

This qualification is for any IQA’s / IV’s who maintain and improve the quality of assessment from within an organisation or assessment centre.

This qualification contains two units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • Unit 2  – Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment

Unit 1 is knowledge based and Unit 2 is practical based. You must be training/working as an IQA / IV, be occupationally competent in the subject you are verifying and must have access to at least two assessors, who have access to at least two learners each (4 learners in total).

  • You must be a qualified assessor, have the ability to complete documentation required for assessment electronically, have access to the internet, have the ability to send email and have access to a video camera to record yourself giving feedback to an assessor.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for Unit 1 of this qualification, please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.
Qualifications Network Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of the Assessment Process (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4654/5
Level:Level Four
Credits Required:17
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:17
Credit Value17

This qualification is for any IQA’s / IV’s who lead a team of internal quality assurance staff within an organisation or assessment centre.

This qualification contains three units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • Unit 2  – Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment
  • Unit 3 – Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility

Unit 1 is knowledge based and Unit 2 and 3 are practical based. You must be training/working as a Lead IQA / IV, be occupationally competent in the subject you are verifying and must have access to at least two assessors, who have access to at least two learners each (4 learners in total).

Any of the units listed can be taken as stand-alone units and certificated individually. This allows learners to build up units of credit to make a qualification over a period of time or learners may have already achieved part of the qualification and would like to apply for credit transfer (or more commonly known as APA – Accreditation of Prior Achievement).

  • You must be a qualified assessor, have the ability to complete documentation required for assessment electronically, have access to the internet, have the ability to send email and have access to a video camera to record yourself giving feedback to an assessor.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for Unit 1 of this qualification, please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.

This suite of qualifications are for anyone interested in becoming an external quality assurer (EQA) or as previously known external verifier (EV), is already in a quality role and requires a recognised EQA / EV qualification (as part of an awarding organisation), has D35/V2 and would like to upskill to the current version of the EQA / EV qualification or is leading a team of EQA’s / EV’s.

Qualifications Network Level 4 Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4677/6
Level:Level Four
Credits Required:6
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:6
Credit Value6

This is a knowledge based qualification and is intended for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of external quality assurance without any requirement to practise. This can be completed as a stand-alone unit or as part of the larger EQA / EV qualifications.

  • There is no requirement to carry out any practical based assessment for the completion of this qualification and you do not need access to any Centres.
  • You must have knowledge and experience of the assessor and IQA/IV roles, have access to a PC and have access to the internet.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for this qualification, please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.
Qualifications Network Level 4 Award in Externally Assuring the Quality of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4650/8
Level:Level Four
Credits Required:12
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:12
Credit Value12

This qualification is for any EQA’s / EV’s who maintain the external quality of assessment from outside an organisation or assessment centre, usually on behalf of an awarding organisation.

This qualification contains two units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • Unit 2  – Externally Assure the Quality of Assessment

Unit 1 is knowledge based and Unit 2 is practical based. You must be training/working as an EQA/EV, with an awarding organisation and must have access to at least two Centres.

  • You must be a qualified assessor and IQA/IV, have the ability to complete documentation required for assessment electronically, have access to the internet and have the ability to send email.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinars.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for Unit 1 of this qualification, please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.
Qualifications Network Level 4 Certificate in Leading the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)
Qualification Number:600/4653/3
Level:Level Four
Credits Required:17
Sector:13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Minimum Credits to be achieved at or above the Level of the Qualification:17
Credit Value17

This qualification is for anyone who leads a team of external quality assurance staff within an awarding organisation.

This qualification contains three units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • Unit 2  – Externally Assure the Quality of Assessment
  • Unit 3 – Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility

Unit 1 is knowledge based and Unit 2 and 3 are practical based. You must be training/working as a Lead EQA/EV and have access to at least two Centres (Unit 2 requirements).

Any of the units listed can be taken as stand-alone units and certificated individually. This allows learners to build up units of credit to make a qualification over a period of time or learners may have already achieved part of the qualification and would like to apply for credit transfer (or more commonly known as APA – Accreditation of Prior Achievement).

  • You must be a qualified assessor and IQA/IV, have the ability to complete documentation required for assessment electronically, have access to the internet and have the ability to send email.
  • Support will be provided by a mixture of email, Skype and webinar’s.
  • Distance learning and face to face options are available for Unit 1 of this qualification, however please contact Carl direct to discuss your requirements.