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Education and Teaching Assessor (Unit 1) - Level 3

Summary

This suite of qualifications is designed to provide the essential knowledge and understanding that quality assurance staff need, and offer additional units that evidence competent practice. This approach gives flexibility and a greater potential to meet the needs of aspiring quality assurance staff.

All students must complete Unit 01 which stands alone as the Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice. Once this is completed, we will support you to progress onto the next nested qualification/s dependent on your role.

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
16 Sep 2024
Bispham Campus
11 Weeks
14 Jan 2025
Bispham Campus
11 Weeks

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

Depending on your role, you may be able to progress onto the Level 3 Award in Education and Training or Level 5 Diploma in Teaching.

Key information

Entry Requirements

his course is available to students aged 19 years and over.

The Teacher Education team will review your prior qualifications and/or experience to ensure you have the potential to achieve the qualification.

You must have completed your assessing qualification before progressing onto the internal quality assurance qualifications.

For unit 02 and unit 03, you will need to be involved in IQA process and lead IQA processes respectively.

For these additional units, documents will need to be gathered to demonstrate competence, this includes evidence such as:

  • CV, certificates of qualifications, CPD record
  • Team meeting minutes
  • Standardisation meeting minutes
  • Lead IQA witness testimony
  • IQA sampling plans for assessors
  • IQA sampling and feedback to assessors

You will need a qualified (occupationally competent and IQA qualified) person to act as a counter signatory for your TAQA qualification.

Qualification Obtained

  • NCFE Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (Unit 01)
  • NCFE Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (Unit 02)
  • NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (Unit 03)

Qualification obtained

Award in Education and Training

Extra costs and equipment

All equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost.

What will I learn?

Industry placement, field trips and guest speakers

This course has no industry placement and no field trips, however, please ensure you meet the entry requirements listed in relation to quality assurance opportunities.

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

Following each session, you will have assignment/s and/or tasks to complete and hand in according to the assignment schedule. These written assignments will each take approximately 2-4 hours to complete, depending on the level of independent research undertaken.

You will also be observed by the Teacher Education assessing/teaching team at least once, as well as completing a professional discussion.

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