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The Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Foundations For Learning and Life

This qualification addresses the skills and competencies of internal quality assurance (QA) of vocational assessment. Choosing one of the core units

Centres should ensure that the learners have the potential to achieve the units selected within this qualification. Learners must have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to comply with the health and safety aspects of the scheme, the completion of the learning outcomes and the assessments.

New and practicing IVs in vocational learning or work environments. Staff who want to learn about the principles and practices of external verification. Practitioners looking to work as EVs for an awarding organisation.


Assessment of the core units focuses on knowledge and understanding, which can be assessed by various forms of questioning, professional discussion or by inference from performance evidence. The remaining units focus on performance of internal or external quality assurance practices in a real assessment setting.

These qualifications cover the practices of internal or external quality assurance of the assessment processes that take place in the workplace or other assessment environment.
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