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Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Processes And Practice - Level 4 Edexcel Award

Higher Education

Course Overview

This course is aimed at those who have wide quality assurance responsibilities and manage others, develop policies or manage External Quality Assurance (EQA) visits.

Course Content

To achieve this award you must complete three mandatory units:

  • Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment . The aim of this unit is to assess the knowledge and understanding a learning development practitioner requires for the internal quality assurance of assessment. Practitioner means anyone with a learning and development responsibility as the whole or a part of their role.
  • Internally assure the quality of assessment. This unit will give learners the opportunity to apply the principles and requirements of internal quality assurance to a real working context and identify ways in which to develop and improve their practice.
  • Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility. This unit gives learners skills to examine the issues involved in the management of the quality assurance process by identifying the responsibilities of all involved in the process. This will help the development of a broader understanding and approach to the monitoring, development and improvement of assessment and quality assurance processes involved in working with teams.

Entry Requirement

An interview is required.

This is a qualification for Lead Internal Quality Assurers, who must be responsible for the quality assurance of the assessment processes and practice of at least two assessors, who each have a minimum of two candidates.

Mentor support must be provided.


Assessment is by production of a personal portfolio of evidence demonstrating understanding and application of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.

Where does this course lead to

This qualification can lead to the External Verifier's qualification following suitable practical experience.

How to Enrol

To find out more information or to enrol please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference.

Course is now full

If the course you are interested in is full, please email information@bcot.ac.uk and a member of our team will get back to you with the next available start date and place you on the course waiting list

Course Outline

Course Code: MXEC185
Study Mode: Higher Education
Start Date: 01/08/2021
Day & Time: Flexible
Duration: 1 Year
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £690.00)
Registration Fees: £72.00
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