Course content

This course consists of one units covering both the theoretical knowledge of and background to Internal Quality Assurance. This online course involves a range of topics to teach you the theory and knowledge needed to gain your certification. We will help you build the confidence to get started with internal quality assurance in your workplace.

Carlton Training’s Internal Quality Assurance course includes how to :

  • Plan and monitor activities
  • Decide whether assessment methods are safe, fair, valid and reliable
  • Standardise assessments with and support assessors


This unit will cover the theory you need to effectively carry out any internal quality assurance process or task. We will also cover a range of topics to enable you to go on and develop your practical IQA skills in the future.

Course outcome

By successfully completing the Carlton Training’s internal quality assurance training course, you will gain the Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF).

The internal quality assurance training course will give you the ability to:

  • Explain what an internal quality assurance plan contains
  • Analyse different techniques for sampling evidence of assessments
  • Understand standardisation requirements
  • Explain procedures surrounding the quality of assessment disputes
  • Understand best practice requirements for internal quality assurance

Course requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements for the internal quality assurance training, we recommend that you have experience or qualifications in your chosen subject area.

Who is the course for?

The course is ideal if you want to get an introduction to internal quality assurance, without the need to undertake any practical work. This course to is suitable for all sectors where the assessment of both accredited learning and non-accredited learning is taking place.

How is this course assessed?

You will be continually assessed on the theory covered on the course by one of our team of experts. Who will guide you through what is needed to qualify.  This could include:
Written answers – our online video and written guides on how to answer the theory assignments will help you to do this. Our online portal will help you submit your answers easily.
Oral Statements or Answers – when your tutor asks you verbal questions to answer.

Professional Discussions – between you and the tutor.

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