ICQ Level 4 Award in IQA

This Online Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance of assessment (IQA) course allows you to become a qualified IQA, without actually being in a classroom or face-to-face studying. Our online platform will guide you through the process and support you generate the required evidence.

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What will you learn:

You will understand the context and principles of the assessment and quality assurance process. You will be able to plan effective and reliable IQA activities, learn the roles of practitioners & regulations, choose from a range of methods, understand the legal issues, policies and procedures and be able to provide feedback and develop the skills of an assessment team.

The theoretical part of the course will be studied online and the assessment activities may include sampling, observations, and standardisation meetings. Upon completion of the course, you will be fully qualified to control the decisions of assessors and hence improve standards within an organisation.

Who’s it for?

This qualification is for people who verify the work of other assessors and want to become a moderator

This includes:

  • Teachers
  • Trainers
  • Assessors
  • Managers


Each section is followed by a written assignment which is submitted and then marked by a tutor. 

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a formal certificate of achievement by ICQ. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. 

Course Information

Difficulty: Intermediate


Level – 4

Awarding Body – ICQ

Credits _ 6


The context and principles of an IQA

Information relevant to the IQA

Planning the internal quality assurance of assessment

Techniques and criteria for monitoring the quality of assessment internally

Maintain and improve the quality of assessment

The legal and good practice requirements 

Competency Evidence