These qualifications are aimed at those who maintain the quality of assessment from outside an organisation or assessment centre, usually on behalf of an awarding organisation.
•To assess the knowledge and understanding a learning and development practitioner requires for the external quality assurance of assessment.
•To assess the performance of a learning and development practitioner with responsibility for the external quality assurance of assessment – usually an external verifier.
•To plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility, and make any necessary changes to original work plans.
Level 4 Award in the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
Qualification title :ProQual Level 4 Award in the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
Ofqual qualification number :600/2176/7
Level :Level 4
Guided learning hours :75
Total qualification time :120
Internally assessed by centre staff
External quality assurance by ProQual
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but it is recommended that external quality assurance staff also hold appropriate assessor/internal quality assurance qualifications, such as:
• Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, or
• A1 Assessor Award
• Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
• Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice, or
• V1 Conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process
Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.
Candidates must complete the two Mandatory units.
Understanding the principles and practices of externally
assuring the quality of assessment
Externally assure the quality of assessment