July 26, 2022
What is an IQA qualification?
IQA stands for Internal Quality Insurance. In the world of education and training, IQA refers to the process used to monitor and evaluate the delivery and assessment of qualifications to ensure they meet the required standards. In the UK, specific qualifications are available for those wishing to undertake the role of an IQA. What is […]Read more
July 18, 2022
What does an IQA do? Your Comprehensive Guide
If you work in education or training, whether you’re with the training department of a a company, a college, a school or a dedicated training organisation, you’ve probably come across an Internal Quality Assurer (IQA). That encounter is likely closely followed by “what does an IQA do?” running through your mind. You might have met […]Read more
May 6, 2022
Carlton Training Receives Outstanding City & Guilds Report
External Quality Assurance by City & Guilds At Carlton Training we run City & Guilds courses. City & Guilds is an awarding body that conducts sampling and inspections of training institutes like us, a process known as external quality assurance (EQA). This is to ensure that the courses we run come up to standard. It […]Read more
February 10, 2022
New course launched!
Carlton Training have launched a new course, the Level 3 Award in Facilitating Learning and Development. This qualification is for anybody training individuals on a one-to-one basis, whether this is on formal training courses, company updates, individual development or training for compliance and monitoring. As such it concentrates on the skills you’ll need to train […]Read more
October 31, 2021
Professional Development for Teachers: More than Training Days
Are you ready to take your professional development to the next level? Forget training days, although they are important! From workshops and conferences to online courses and certifications, there are endless effective professional development opportunities to help you grow as an educator and advance your career. Why is Professional Development Important for Teachers? Professional development […]Read more
September 15, 2021
New course launched – Level 4 Lead IQA
We’ve just launched a new course, the Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF) which we’re offering through City & Guilds. It’s a great course to take if you’re going to be managing or supervising IQAs (Internal Quality Assurers). This is because it covers not only all […]Read more
June 21, 2021
What is the difference between an Assessor and an IQA?
If you’re looking into or currently working in the education sector, then you might have wondered what the difference is between an Assessor and IQA. Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers (IQAs) are both involved with learners and qualifications. Specifically, they both: So you won’t be surprised that there are sometimes occasions when people have difficulty […]Read more
February 24, 2021
Why should I take an Assessor qualification?
If you’ve heard people talking about being an assessor and thought about doing this yourself, you might be wondering if you really need to take an assessor qualification. After all, you’re probably experienced and/or qualified in your industry and know what you’re doing, so why get an additional qualification? Well, there are several reasons you […]Read more
November 30, 2020
What does Occupational Competence mean?
Being Occupationally Competent and having Occupational Competence are phrases you’ll come across if you’re looking to become an assessor or instructor for more or less any official qualification. Awarding Organisations usually require you to have this if you’re going to teach or assess other people, but it’s often hard to know what this means. Put […]Read more
December 18, 2019
How will I be assessed on the Diploma in Education and Training course?
How will I be assessed? That’s a big question! Is your biggest aspiration to become a fully qualified and recognised teacher? Then, enrol onto the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training! Have you already done this? Excellent choice! In order to successfully achieve the qualification, and hold your well-deserved certificate in your hands, you […]Read more