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Quality Assurance


 Date Window for Access and Completion Booking 
Monday 4th September 2017 - Friday 22nd September 2017

Monday 13th November 2017 - Friday 1st December 2017
Monday 8th January 2018 - Sunday 28th January 2018
Monday 12th March 2018 - Wednesday 4th April 2018
Monday 7th May 2018 - Friday 25th May 2018
Monday 9th July 2018 - Sunday 29th July 2018

The Open Awards Quality Assurance Training is designed for those who wish to understand the principles and practice of Open Awards internal verification.  This session attracts 5 Open Awards CPD points. The training is accessed through our Moodle site and is available to complete for 3 weeks from the start date. Please note that start and end dates cannot be altered.

There is a selection of activities to be completed and uploaded to Moodle. You must complete all activities before the course end date in order to achieve completion of the course.

Upon completion of this course you will be issued with an E-certificate.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Quality Assurance
  • Stages of Verification
  • Sampling and Planning Verification
  • Verification of Achievement
  • Standardisation Vs Verification

What is Internal Verification?

  • Investigate the role of the Internal Verifier (IV)
  • Highlight the stages of Internal Verification
  • What is Pre-Course verification?
  • Importance of on-course and end of course verification

How to plan sampling

  • What are sampling plans
  • Understand strategies for sampling

Identify what is meant as verification of achievement including

  • Verification Action Plans
  • Equality and Diversity in verification
  • Understand the difference between Standardisation and      Verification
  • What are the different models of Verification - Single      - Designated assessors - Round Robin
  • What Internal Verification is required for the Quality      Reviewer (QR)?
  • Summary – The key features of Internal Verification
  • Next stage - What is Approved Internal Verifier Status      (AIVS)?