What Is a CAVA Qualification?

October 19, 2022

What Is a CAVA Qualification?

The CAVA qualification is the most popular and widely recognised assessor qualification. It is a Level 3 award designed to give individuals the skills and knowledge needed to assess their learners in both workplace settings, such as on-the-job training, as well as in learning environments, such as more traditional training courses.  What does CAVA stand […]



Read more
What Can I Do With a Level 5 Teaching Qualification

October 11, 2022

What Can I Do With a Level 5 Teaching Qualification?

If you’ve made it this far and achieved a Level 5 teaching qualification, such as the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, then you should first give yourself a huge round of applause on such a major accomplishment in your professional development. With a minimum of 100 hours of teaching required to complete this […]



Read more
How to Become an External Quality Assurer

September 26, 2022

How to Become an External Quality Assurer

An External Quality Assurer, also known as an EQA, is someone who for an Awarding Body whose work involves dealing with centres such as colleges, training organisations, companies and institutions offering the Awarding Body’s qualifications.  An External Quality Assurer (EQA) is an important and much sought-after role, offering not only the status of being a […]



Read more
What is External Quality Assurance?

September 23, 2022

What is External Quality Assurance?

Within the educational sector, External Quality Assurance, also known as EQA, is a system designed to review quality on behalf of an awarding body. If you teach or assess qualifications which are certificated via an awarding body (also known as Awarding Organisations or AOs), then you’ve probably already come across External Quality Assurance. This is […]



Read more

September 17, 2022

6 Top Tips for Newly Qualified Teachers

So you’ve completed your Level 5 DET, received your QLTS status, and now you’re ready to start teaching! Before you get started, here are our top 6 tips for newly qualified teachers to start your exciting new career on a high. 1. Practice your lessons to ensure you cover all questions When teaching something for […]



Read more
What Qualifications Does a Trainer and Assessor need?

September 6, 2022

What Qualifications Does a Trainer and Assessor need?

Trainers and assessors are in demand in a variety of sectors. Being a trainer and assessor is an important responsibility, both in industry and within the education and training, as you’ll be supporting students to earn their qualifications to bring them closer to their goals. In order to work as a trainer and assessor, you […]



Read more
What can I teach with a Level 3 Award in Education and Training?

August 22, 2022

What can I teach with a Level 3 Award in Education and Training?

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training qualification is a real door-opener for your career as it qualifies you to start teaching and training a vast number of subjects.  With this qualification, you could, for example, enter the education and skills sector for: … and this is just a small selection of the many […]



Read more
Which course should I take after my Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)?

August 10, 2022

Which course should I take after my Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)?

After you have gained your Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) there are lots of options open to you in terms of extra courses within the education and skills sector which you can take.  It’s a fantastic introductory qualification into education and training, so looking to advance your existing talents will help you […]



Read more
What qualifications do you need to be an IQA?

August 2, 2022

What qualifications do you need to be an IQA?

When asking “what qualifications do you need to be an IQA”, you must first check what level of responsibility you will have as an IQA within your organisation. This is because qualifications needed to become an IQA vary depending on whether you’re looking to focus on the theory behind internal quality assurance, carry out day-day […]



Read more
What is an IQA qualification?

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