Overview of course
There are various start dates during the academic year. Attendance is required at a training day / induction, after which all other learning and assessment is arranged on an individual basis.
The start dates for the 2020/21 academic year are Wednesday 14 October 2020 and Tuesday 23 March 2021 at West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds.
This 15 credit Certificate is designed for practitioners who are responsible for leading internal quality assurance practice in their organisation. It is suitable for you if you lead a team of quality assurance staff, such as a lead internal quality assurer for an assessment centre. It comprises the two units from the IQA Award (above) plus a generic management unit in which you demonstrate competence in leading a team of quality assurers (minimum 3), planning, allocating and monitoring their work. It is usually assessed through observation, examination of work products, questions, assignments and professional discussion. You are given up to 15 months to complete this Certificate qualification.
There are no formal academic entry requirements but you must have made arrangements before the course starts to have assessors to monitor.
Further course detail
This programmes starts with a group induction and training day at West Suffolk College or online, then all other learning and assessment is arranged on a one-to-one basis. There are usually two start dates per academic year. We will be delivering each programme through a blended approach with a combination of face to face and virtual delivery: the specific arrangements will be notified to you before you enrol on the programme. However, the nature of the qualifications requires that the quality assurance you carry out includes face to face work with assessors: practitioners whose work is exclusively online will not meet be able to meet the evidence requirements of the Awarding Organisation and sector for these qualifications in their present form. Please note that registration for these qualifications is due to end mid-way through 2021.
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