PDA Internal Verification of Workplace Assessment

Course Content

This course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to successfully implement internal and external quality assurance procedures in-line with the organisational and awarding body requirements. Areas of study include: carrying out and evaluating internal assessment and quality assurance systems; supporting assessors; monitoring the quality of the assessors’ performance; meeting external quality assurance requirements. This course can be started at any point in the academic year.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications required. Applicants should be employed in a job role which allows them to quality assure the assessment process and be able to demonstrate occupational competencies in the area. Applicants must have access to at least two assessors who are assessing learners following the same qualification, will require access to internal verification meetings and must have support from the Centre’s internal verifier. It would be advantageous for applicants to hold an assessor's qualification. 

Method of Assessment

Assessment will be conducted through the production of a portfolio and workplace assessment.

Future Prospects

There are opportunities for assessors and verifiers to operate within a variety of environments where vocational programmes are provided.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date


  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Business & Administration

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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