October 20, 2023
What does an EQA do? – The Role of an External Quality Assurer
Every educational institution requires an External Quality Assessment conducted by an EQA. But what does an EQA do? The role of an External Quality Assurer (EQA) is to check that training organisations, colleges and other approved centres are operating to the standards set by their Awarding Organisation. They provide advice and support to these centres, […]
May 23, 2023
What is the difference between EQA and IQA?
If you’re working in the education and training sector, you’re most likely following external and internal quality assurance practices, possibly without even realising it. But when it comes to quality assurance and the individuals involved in it, it’s quite common to be unclear about the difference between EQA and IQA, and what these professionals actually […]
April 3, 2023
Which Quality Assurance qualification do I need?
Within the education and learning sector, having the right quality assurance qualifications can make all the difference in establishing a successful career. Quality Assurers are responsible for ensuring organisations, such as schools, colleges and training centres, meet specific standards and regulations set out by their Awarding Bodies. If you’re considering which Quality Assurance qualifications are […]
March 28, 2023
What is the difference between CAVA and TAQA?
If you’re looking into education or training qualifications, you have probably come across the terms CAVA and TAQA. You might have noticed them in job adverts and specifications or heard other professionals saying things like “I’m on a CAVA course” or “He’s going to get his TAQA soon”. And while we can understand why you […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]