Level 4 Award – Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Who is this course for?

The L4 Award is suitable for anyone wishing to become an internal verifier and the L4 Certificate is suitable for experienced IV’s. These qualifications replace the old V1 Award

Entry requirements

A1 Award or New Assessor Award with professional expertise in the vocational area you wish to verify, and a reasonable level of literacy.

Course content

  • The principles behind internal quality assurance
  • Planning IQA
  • IQA monitoring techniques
  • Improving assessment practice
  • Managing information relating to IQA
  • Legal issues relating to IQA
  • Equality and diversity in relation to assessment and IQA
  • CPD requirements for IVs
  • Cert only: Preparing for an EV visit
  • Managing a team of assessors

Delivery mode


Your workplace and 15 Pitt Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0NF

Workshops (if required):

Workshop 1: (Award and Cert) Date to be confirmed (10am until 4.00pm)

Workshop 2: (Cert only) Date to be confirmed (10am until 1.00pm )

Plus 1-1 work with an experienced lead IV, to be agreed


Any or all of the following assessment methods will be used: completed underpinning knowledge work-book, observation in the workplace, witness testimony, professional discussion.


Contact us today on 0800 5999 416 or email annawright@topps.org.uk for further information including course costs.