You must be working as an IQA with the additional responsibility of leading and monitoring the IQA Practices and Processes in your area, before you can enrol on this course. You must be in a position to guide and support a team of IQA’s and be responsible yourself for supporting and sampling at least two assessors delivering the same qualification t a group of learners.
You should hold the latest QCF Assessor Award or Certificate, A1 Assessor Award or D32/33. You must be in a position to conduct Quality Assurance of vocational assessment activities and be occupationally competent in the subject you intend to IQA.
Your manager will provide you with the support of a qualified IQA, who is occupationally competent within the sector, to countersign your work. It should be noted that as a trainee Lead IQA you will need to be in a position to be able to plan the teams IQA activities as well as monitoring and intervening where changes need to be made. You will also need to maintain, evaluate and improve quality of assessment in your qualification area.