Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers (IQA) use their professional expertise to support students looking to gain vocational qualifications. You can work as an assessor or as an IQA in all occupational areas where vocational qualifications exist, providing you have the required occupational competency.
Assessing Vocational Achievement TAQA Level 3
This course is ideal if you want to learn about assessment and become a qualified assessor.
You will select the units that meet your requirements from the following:
- Principles of practices of assessment
- Assess occupational competence in the work environment
- Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding.
You will be required to attend two workshops to learn about assessing and carry out an individual assessment.
Course times are flexible and will take between 3-9 months dependent on own independent study. You will be assigned an assessor who will make regular visits to the work place and at the college at suitable times. The qualification will be gained through observation by your assessor, assignments and work based products all based on the assessing you complete with two candidates in your place of employment.
Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Level 4
This course is ideal for you if you want to learn about the quality assurance of assessment processes and practices and gain a formal qualification in Internal Quality Assurance.
You will cover topics including:
- The principles of internally assuring the quality of assessment
- The practice of internally assuring the quality of assessment
You will be assigned an assessor who will visit you in your work place and meet you at the college. You will be assessed through observation, written assignments and work based evidence of your own quality assurance practice of at least two candidates. Course times are flexible and will take between 3-9 months dependent on own independent study.
You will need to attend a PCA
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