Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice


  • Would you like to step up in your career?
  • Are you passionate about the internal quality assurance of regulated qualifications?
  • Are you looking to become a qualified IQA?

Qualification number: 600/0735/7

Credit value: 15

Level: 4

Guided Learning Hours: 90

Total qualification time: 120

Delivery method: Distance learning

Minimum age to enrol: 18+



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


This qualification is suitable for you if you wish to obtain the IQA/ Internal Verifier role and quality assure assessors and the assessment process.

The Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (IQA) is the previous V1 award.

Upon successfully completing this course, this qualification will provide sufficient evidence that you have gained the skills and knowledge to become a qualified IQA.

Learners have up to one year from purchasing the course to fully meet all the assessment criteria. There is a possibility of an extension subject to application. Any extensions will be processed by o99 Training Academy administration staff with our extensions, reasonable adjustments and extenuating circumstances procedures.

The course is delivered by Blended Learning. Each assessment criteria is attached to learning outcomes.

The learners can contact the tutor/assessor via:

  • E-mail (24 hours)
  • Telephone – during the o99 Training Academy working hours
  • In person – during the o99 Training Academy working hours (with a minimum 2 hours’ notice)


Unit 1 – Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment – 6 credits

Unit 2 – Internally assure the quality of assessment – 6 credits


After the course competition, learners will have access to the assessment materials.

  • Unit 1 will be assessed through a variety of assignments.
  • Unit 2 will be assessed in a work environment. Simulations are not allowed.

In order to pass the practical assessment learners will have to provide evidence of supporting and performing IQA activities for at least two assessors with a minimum of two learners.


Additional information

Assessment type


Classroom attendance




Average length

2-4 months

Payment plans