• YMCA Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (600/3913/9)

    This qualification is aimed at individuals who are directly involved in the internal quality assurance of assessors and assessment, and in addition hold the responsibility to manage the centre or other internal quality assurers.

    Price

    £65

    GLH

    115 hours

    TQT

    170 hours

    YMCA Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    600/3913/9

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 December 2011

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    It is recommended that learners have experience and/or qualifications in assessing and internal quality assurance

    Assessments

    • Knowledge questions
    • Practical observation
    • Written evaluation
    • Witness testimony
    • Professional discussion
    • Action plan

    Overview

    This qualification is aimed at individuals who are directly involved in the internal quality assurance of assessors and assessment, and in addition hold the responsibility to manage the centre or other internal quality assurers. It aims to equip them with the skills, knowledge and understanding to maintain impeccable standards across the board.

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • The context and principles of internal quality assurance and how to plan the internal quality assurance of assessment
    • Legal and good-practice requirements for the internal quality assurance of assessment
    • Techniques and criteria for monitoring the quality of assessment internally
    • How to internally maintain and improve the quality of assessment and manage information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment.
    • Plan the internal quality assurance of assessment
    • Internally evaluate, maintain and improve the quality of assessment
    • Manage information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment
    • Maintain legal and good practice requirements when internally monitoring and maintaining the quality of assessment
    • Allocate and agree responsibilities with team members
    • Produce a work plan, review and amend plans of work for own area of responsibility and communicate changes
    • Monitor the progress and quality of own work and provide feedback.

    There are 4 assessment elements across the 3 units:

    • Assessment element 1 – Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment
      • Written knowledge questions
    • Assessment element 2 – Internally assure the quality of assessment
      • Observation of performance
      • Written evaluation of internal quality assurance practice
      • Products of work
      • Questioning
      • Witness testimony
      • Assessor profiles
    • Assessment element 3 – Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility
      • Observation of performance
      • Work plan preparation
      • Products of work
      • Questioning
      • Witness testimony
    • Assessment element 4 – Discussion covering all units (optional – to be used if additional evidence is required)

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

    • YMCA Level 3 Award in Education and Training
    UNUnit titleeLearningManual
    A/601/5321Internally assure the quality of assessment
    T/601/5320Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment
    H/600/9674Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility

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