The purpose of this qualification is to confirm competence and expertise of professionals who maintain and improve the quality of assessment from within an organisation or assessment centre.
The Level 4 Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is a theoretical qualification intended for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of external quality assurance without any requirement to practice.
- Understanding the Principles and Practices of Externally Assuring the Quality of Assessment
- understand the principles and practices of externally assuring the quality of assessment;
- assure the quality of assessment externally.
These qualifications are designed for learners aged 19 and above. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for these qualifications.
However, learners may find it helpful if they have already achieved a Level 3 qualification. Centres are responsible for ensuring that the qualifications are appropriate for the age and ability of learners.
In certain circumstances, individuals with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.
Learners should be aged 19 and above.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.
However, learners may find it helpful if they have already achieved a Level 3 qualification. Centres are responsible for ensuring that this qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of learners.