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1st4sport Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (L4AIQAQ)

Sport Structures offices
Suite 8, The Cloisters
12 George Road
West Midlands
B15 1NP
Contact Name
Coach Education
Contact Email
Contact Telephone
0121 455 8270
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 (09:00 - 17:00)
1st4Sport, Asessors, Award, Coaching, Development, IQA, Level 4, PE, Quality Assurance, Tutors
Dates - 20th June 2018 Times: 9am-5pm Cost: £395 What is it? This qualification is designed to provide learners with a qualification to confirm competency of their Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Practice. Who is it for? The qualification is designed to upskill assessors within their specialist subject area, to internally quality assure assessments. Ultimately, the qualification is ideal for experienced assessors who are looking to become an internal quality assurer and quality assure practice for vocational coaching qualifications.

What's the format?

This qualification involves face to face tutored delivery, a virtual tutored session and completion of portfolio tasks. Individuals must have access within their current role to internally quality assure assessments for qualifications, accredited programmes of study with assessments, or job related assessments in the relevant environment in order to complete all elements of the qualification

What will be assessed?

All IQA interventions undertaken by the trainee IQA must be of assessments taking place with genuine learners being assessed through components of a qualification. No simulations are permitted.
- an appropriate knowledge and understanding of internal quality assurance, which will be assessed via performance, tasks and assignments.
- produce or review an IQA strategy and provide a rationale
- produce or review a sampling plan with a rationale
- individual IQA plans for two assessors, assessing two learners each (four learners in total)
- delivery of the IQA interventions of the two assessors and outcome paperwork and IQA reports
- self-evaluation of IQA practice

Entry Requirements: Prior to registration learners are required to:

  • Be accurately identified
  • Be 19 years of age or over
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • Have access to internal quality assurance opportunities
  • Hold an assessing qualification

Progression Opportunities

Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary Internal Quality Assurance roles within their specialist subject area, to internally quality assure assessments.

Having gained further experience in internal quality assurance, learners with responsibility for co-ordinating/leading a team of internal quality assurers, could progress to the Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.

Who supports this qualification?

The qualification is recognised as the industry standard vocational skills assessing qualification for the further education and skills sector by the Education & Training Foundation.

Assessor Criteria

If learners do not have access to assessors (that meet the assessor criteria) in their own environment and need to use Sport Structures assessors to complete the tasks away from the course, a fee will apply. This will be discussed on day one of the learning programme.


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