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OCR Level 4 Award In the Internal Quality Assurance Of The Assessment Processes & Practice

This qualification is intended for those who maintain the quality of assessment from within an organisation or assessment centre.

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We have 2 sessions available for this course running in Bangor

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
OCR Level 4 Award In the Internal Quality Assurance Of The Assessment Processes & Practice
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Bangor
Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Friday
Time: 14:00-16:00
20+ £1058.00 Apply Now
OCR Level 4 Award In the Internal Quality Assurance Of The Assessment Processes & Practice
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Bangor
Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Friday
Time: 13:00-14:30
17 Apply Now

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Course Structure

To achieve the award, candidates must complete a total of 12 credits from 2 mandatory units. The two units are:

Unit 1 Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment

The aim of this unit is to assess knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices that underpin the internal quality assurance of assessment

Unit 2: Internally assure the quality of assessment

The aim of this unit is to assess the IQA candidate’s performance in assuring the quality of assessment from within an organisation or assessment centre.

Contact Hours

Contact Hours per week

3 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials

Personal Study

A further 3-5 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments

Entry Requirements
General Entry Requirements:
  • Although there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, it is expected that candidates have achieved their Assessor qualification to demonstrate an understanding of assessment practices and principles and experience of using different assessment methods.

English Language Requirements for International students:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
  • PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

Equivalent qualifications include:

  • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
  • Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language
  • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
  • ESOL Level 2 

Tier 4 Students:

  • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

Admissions

  • Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies.  This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study.  Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.
Where will it take me?
Candidates who have completed the Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice may progress to further learning by undertaking the Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.
How will it make me more employable?
The Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice suite of qualifications provides candidates with high quality, nationally recognised qualifications. They are vocationally-related, credit-based qualifications that provide valuable opportunities for individuals to develop skills, gain underpinning knowledge and understanding and demonstrate competence in the workplace or provide progression to the Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.
Additional Costs
Candidates may be required to travel in order to meet with their assessors and as such, travel costs may be incurred.
Accreditation
Accredited by City & Guilds 
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

Students must Comply with College Policies and procedures, submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates and Pass all modules in each year of study.

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