Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Leading the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Leading the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF)

(QRN – 601/6168/1)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate Leading the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF) qualification is intended for those who maintain the quality of assessment from outside an organisation or assessment centre, usually on behalf of an awarding organisation.

The learner will cover principles of external quality assurance, such as the function of external quality assurance and the role of an external quality assurer. The learner will also understand how to plan external quality assurance of assessment and externally evaluate the internal quality assurance of assessment. The learner will also have the opportunity to practically carry out EQA activities to demonstrate competence.

 

 

Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve a minimum of 12 credits from the two mandatory units.

 

 

Learner Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Focus Awards does not set any other entry requirements but training providers or colleges may have their own guidelines.

 

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualification:

  • The Level 4 Certificate in Leading the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 19 years old to undertake this qualification.

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory unit
Understanding the
principles and
practices of
externally assuring
the quality of
assessment
F/601/5322 4 6 45
Externally assure the
quality of assessment
J/601/5323 4 6 30
Plan, allocate and monitor work in own
area of responsibility
H/600/9674 4 5 25