ProQual Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

ProQual Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

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Introduction

This suite of qualifications provides nationally recognised qualifications for candidates

whose role involves assessing competence based units or qualifications:

  • ProQual Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes

and Practices

  • ProQual Level 4 Certificate in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes

and Practices

The awarding organisation for these qualifications is ProQual AB. This qualification is

regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and the

Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) Regulation. The Regulated

Qualifications Framework (RQF) includes those qualifications regulated by Ofqual and CCEA

Regulation.

These qualifications have been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework

(RQF). Candidates who achieve the Level 4 Award may progress to the Level 4 Certificate or

other discipline related qualifications, such as Management.

Qualification Aims

These qualifications are aimed at those who maintain quality of assessment within

organisations or assessment centres.

Aims

  • To assess knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices that underpin

the internal quality assurance of assessment.

  • To assess the candidate’s performance in assuring the quality of assessment from

within an organisation or assessment centre.

  • To assess performance in leading the work of a team responsible for the internal

quality assurance within an organisation or assessment centre.

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Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of

Assessment Processes and Practices

Qualification title ProQual Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance

of Assessment Processes and Practices

Ofqual qualification number 600/2163/9

Level Level 4

Guided learning hours 90

Total qualification time 120

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual

Qualification start date 01/07/11

Qualification end date

This qualification is appropriate for candidates who maintain the quality of assessment from

within an organisation or assessment centre.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but it is recommended that

candidates hold an assessor qualification, such as:

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, or
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, or
  • A1 Assess candidate performance using a range of methods, or
  • D32 Assess candidate performance and D33 Assess candidate using different sources

of evidence.

Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify

any gaps and help plan the assessment.

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Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete two Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

T/601/5320 Understanding the principles and practices of internally

assessing the quality of assessment 4 45

A/601/5321 Internally assure the quality of assessment 4 45

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Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality

Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices

Qualification title ProQual Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality

Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices

Ofqual qualification number 600/2179/2

Level Level 4

Guided learning hours 115

Total qualification time 170

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual

Qualification start date 01/07/11

Qualification end date

This qualification is appropriate for candidates who are part of the internal quality

assurance processes and who lead a team of internal quality assurance staff.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but it is recommended that

candidates hold an assessor qualification, such as:

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, or
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, or
  • A1 Assess candidate performance using a range of methods, or
  • D32 Assess candidate performance and D33 Assess candidate using different sources

of evidence.

Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify

any gaps and help plan the assessment.

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Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete three Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

T/601/5320 Understanding the principles and practices of internally

assessing the quality of assessment 4 45

A/601/5321 Internally assure the quality of assessment 4 45

H/600/9674 Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility 4 25

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Recognition of Prior Learning

Candidates may request credit for non-certificated skills, knowledge or understanding

that they already possess, to avoid repetition. This is called ‘recognition of prior learning’

and is the process to follow if learners can demonstrate they meet the assessment criteria

of that particular unit.

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please

complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.

Staff

Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and/or occupationally

competent.

Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance

For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor and

one internal quality assurance verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific

occupational area. Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based

units or qualifications will normally need to hold appropriate assessor or verifier

qualifications, such as:

  • Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
  • Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and

Practices

Support for Candidates

Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:

  • enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning

outcomes and assessment criteria;

  • provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
  • provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to

authenticate evidence

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Assessment

These qualifications are competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of

competence described in the units. The qualifications must be assessed internally assessed

by an appropriately experienced and qualified assessor.

Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their

achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include: – observation report by assessor

– assignments/projects/reports

– professional discussion

– witness testimony

– candidate product

– worksheets

– record of oral and written questioning

– Recognition of Prior Learning

Learning outcomes set out what a candidate is expected to know, understand or be able to

do.

Assessment criteria specify the standard a candidate must meet to show the learning

outcome has been achieved.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria are included in this document from page 11

onwards.

Internal Quality Assurance

An internal quality assurance verifier confirms that assessment decisions made in centres

are made by competent and qualified assessors, that they are the result of sound and fair

assessment practice and that they are recorded accurately and appropriately.

Adjustments to Assessment

Adjustments to standard assessment arrangements are made on the individual needs of

candidates. ProQual’s Reasonable Adjustments Policy and Special Consideration Policy sets

out the steps to follow when implementing reasonable adjustments and special

considerations and the service that ProQual provides for some of these arrangements.

Centres should contact ProQual for further information or queries about the contents of the

policy.

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Results Enquiries and Appeals

All enquiries relating to assessment or other decisions should be dealt with by centres, with

reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.

Certification

Candidates who achieve the requirements for qualifications will be awarded:

  • A certificate listing all units achieved, and
  • A certificate giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes

and Practices

ProQual Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment

Processes and Practices

Claiming certificates

Centres may claim certificates for candidates who have been registered with ProQual and

who have successfully achieved the requirements for a qualification. All certificates will be

issued to the centre for successful candidates.

Unit certificates

If a candidate does not achieve all of the units required for a qualification, the centre may

claim a unit certificate for the candidate which will list all of the units achieved.

Replacement certificates

If a replacement certificate is required a request must be made to ProQual in writing.

Replacement certificates are labelled as such and are only provided when the claim has

been authenticated. Refer to the Fee Schedule for details of charges for replacement

certificates.

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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit T/601/5320: Understanding the principles and

practices of internally assessing 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.

Learning Outcomes – the learner will Assessment Criteria

  1. Understand the context and principles of

internal quality assurance

1.1 Explain the functions of internal quality

assurance in learning and development

1.2 Explain the key concepts and principles

of the internal quality assurance of

assessment

1.3 Explain the roles of practitioners

involved in the internal and external

quality assurance process

1.4 Explain the regulations and

requirements for internal quality

assurance in own area of practice

  1. Understand how to plan the internal quality

assurance of assessment

2.1 Evaluate the importance of planning and

preparing internal quality assurance

activities

2.2 Explain what an internal quality

assurance plan should contain

2.3 Summarise the preparations that need

to be made for internal quality

assurance, including:

  • information collection
  • communications
  • administrative arrangements
  • resources

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Learning Outcomes – the learner will Assessment Criteria

  1. Understand techniques and criteria for

monitoring the quality of assessment

internally

3.1 Evaluate different techniques for

sampling evidence of assessment,

including use of technology

3.2 Explain the appropriate criteria to use

for judging the quality of the assessment

process

  1. Understand how to internally maintain and

improve the quality of assessment

4.1 Summarise the types of feedback,

support and advice that assessors may

need to maintain and improve the

quality of assessment

4.2 Explain standardisation requirements in

relation to assessment

4.3 Explain relevant procedures regarding

disputes about the quality of assessment

  1. Understand how to manage information

relevant to the internal quality assurance of

assessment

5.1 Evaluate requirements for information

management, data protection and

confidentiality in relation to the internal

quality assurance of assessment

  1. Understand the legal and good practice

requirements for the internal quality

assurance of assessment

6.1 Evaluate legal issues, policies and

procedures relevant to the internal

quality assurance of assessment,

including those for health, safety and

welfare

6.2 Evaluate different ways in which

technology can contribute to the

internal quality assurance of assessment

6.3 Explain the value of reflective practice

and continuing professional

development in relation to internal

quality assurance

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Learning Outcomes – the learner will Assessment Criteria

6.4 Evaluate requirements for equality and

diversity and, where appropriate,

bilingualism, in relation to the internal

quality assurance of assessment

Assessment

All learning outcomes in this unit must be assessed using methods appropriate to the

assessment of knowledge and understanding.

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient evidence for all the assessment criteria.

However, one piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one

learning outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit A/601/5321:

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.

Learning Outcomes – the learner will Assessment Criteria

  1. Be able to plan the internal quality

assurance of assessment

1.1 Plan monitoring activities according to

the requirements of own role

1.2 Make arrangements for internal

monitoring activities to assure quality

  1. Be able to internally evaluate the quality of

assessment

2.1 Carry out internal monitoring activities

to quality requirements

2.2 Evaluate assessor expertise and

competence in relation to the

requirements of their role

2.3 Evaluate the planning and preparation of

assessment processes

2.4 Determine whether assessment

methods are safe, fair, valid and reliable

2.5 Determine whether assessment

decisions are made using the specified

criteria

2.6 Compare assessor decisions to ensure

they are consistent

  1. Be able to internally maintain and improve

the quality of assessment

3.1 Provide assessors with feedback, advice

and support, including professional

development opportunities, which help

them to maintain and improve the

quality of assessment

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Learning Outcomes – the learner will Assessment Criteria

3.2 Apply procedures to standardise

assessment practices and outcomes

  1. Be able to manage information relevant to

the internal quality assurance of

assessment

4.1 Apply procedures for recording, storing

and reporting information relating to

internal quality assurance

4.2 Follow procedures to maintain

confidentiality of internal quality

assurance information

  1. Be able to maintain legal and good practice

requirements when internally monitoring

and maintaining the quality of assessment

5.1 Apply relevant policies, procedures and

legislation in relation to internal quality

assurance, including those for health,

safety and welfare

5.2 Apply requirements for equality and

diversity and, where appropriate,

bilingualism, in relation to internal

quality assurance

5.3 Critically reflect on own practice in

internally assuring the quality of

assessment

5.4 Maintain the currency of own expertise

and competence in internally assuring

the quality of assessment

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Assessment

Evidence for all learning outcomes must come from performance in the work environment.

All learning outcomes in this unit must be assessed using methods appropriate to the

candidate IQA’s performance. These must include:

  • observation of performance
  • examining products of work
  • questioning

Direct evidence of this kind may be supplemented, where necessary, by discussion,

reflective accounts or witness testimony.

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient evidence for all of the assessment criteria.

Holistic assessment is encouraged and one piece of evidence may be used to meet the

requirements of more than one learning outcome or assessment criterion.

Evidence must come from the candidate’s performance in the work environment. There

must be evidence of the candidate monitoring a minimum of two assessors, each with a

minimum of two candidates of their own, through components of a qualification.

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Unit H/600/9674: Plan, allocate and monitor work in own

area of responsibility

The aim of this unit is to assess performance in leading the work of a team responsible for

the internal quality assurance within an organisation or assessment centre.

Learning Outcomes – the learner will Assessment Criteria

  1. Be able to produce a work plan for own

area of responsibility

1.1 Explain the context in which work is to

be undertaken

1.2 Identify the skills base and the resources

available

1.3 Examine priorities and success criteria

needed for the team

1.4 Produce a work plan for own area of

responsibility

  1. Be able to allocate and agree

responsibilities with team members.

2.1 Identify team members’ responsibilities

for identified work activities

2.2 Agree responsibilities and SMART

(Specific, Measurable, Achievable,

Realistic and Time-bound) objectives

with team members.

  1. Be able to monitor the progress and quality

of work in own area of responsibility and

provide feedback

3.1 Identify ways to monitor progress and

quality of work

3.2 Monitor and evaluate progress against

agreed standards and provide feedback

to team members

  1. Be able to review and amend plans of work

for own area of responsibility and

communicate changes

4.1 Review and amend work plan where

changes are needed

4.2 Communicate changes to team

members

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Assessment

All learning outcomes in this unit must be assessed using methods appropriate to the

candidate IQA’s performance. These must include:

  • observation of performance
  • examining products of work
  • questioning.

Direct evidence of this kind may be supplemented, where necessary, by discussion,

reflective accounts or witness testimony.

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient evidence for all the assessment criteria.

Holistic assessment is encouraged and one piece of evidence may be used to meet the

requirements of more than one learning outcome or assessment criterion.

 

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