The purpose of this qualification is to confirm competence and expertise of professionals who maintain and improve the quality of assessment from within an organisation or assessment centre.
The Level 4 Award in the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice is a practical-based qualification intended for those who maintain the quality of assessment from outside an organisation or assessment centre, usually on behalf of an awarding organisation.
- Understanding the Principles and Practices of Externally Assuring the Quality of Assessment
- Externally Assure the Quality of Assessment
These qualifications are designed for learners aged 19 and above. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for these qualifications.
However, learners may find it helpful if they have already achieved a Level 3 qualification. Centres are responsible for ensuring that the qualifications are appropriate for the age and ability of learners.
In certain circumstances, individuals with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.