Internal quality assurance (IQA)

Accessible and affordable online training modules to meet your CPD needs


How to access the modules


Just click on the buy now button in the list below to be taken to KMFs website to make your purchase and access your course.

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Vaines at KMF Training who will be happy to help.

 

All modules are £15 each

  • The modules include text, animations, videos, downloadable resources, activities, a quiz, and a reading & website list. 
  • You can find out more about the online CPD modules by clicking here.
  • They will take approximately 1-3 hours each (depending upon the content and how fast you work).
  • You will receive a downloadable record of achievement upon completion.

IQA modules:

BULK BUY
10% off if you purchase all modules in the series below. £148.50 instead of £165.00
The modules (listed below) cover all the content of the three units in the Level 4 IQA qualification. They are ideal to help you find out about an IQA role, update your IQA knowledge or support you towards taking the IQA qualification. They include all the downloadable documents listed in the separate modules below.
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IQA/1 - Key concepts and principles of internal quality assurance (IQA) £15

• Why should IQA take place? • The functions of IQA • IQA cycle • Key concepts of IQA • IQA rationale • Key principles of IQA • Roles and responsibilities of an IQA • Regulations, legislation, policies and procedures • Reading list • Website list 
Includes two downloadable resources: The roles and responsibilities of an IQA; The quality assurance cycle.

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IQA/2 - Planning internal quality assurance activities £15

• Factors to consider when planning • IQA strategy • IQA activities • Sample plans • Managing risk • Using technology  • Reading list • Website list

Includes three downloadable resources: Possible risks for an IQA; A full set of IQA templates; A completed example of the IQA templates.

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IQA/3 - Standardising assessment and IQA practice £15

• What is standardisation?  • Benefits of standardisation  • Standardisation activities  • IQA team activities • Reading list  • Website list

Includes two downloadable resources: A standardisation template; A completed example of a standardisation template.

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IQA/4 - Internal quality assurance records £15

• Record keeping • Reasons for keeping IQA records • Data Protection  • Confidentiality • Examples of IQA records • Reading list • Website list

Includes five downloadable resources: A standardisation template; A completed example of a standardisation template;  A full set of IQA templates; Preparing for an EQA visit; Table of IQA records.  

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IQA/5 - Making IQA decisions and providing feedback £15

• Factors influencing decisions • Making a decision: observing practice • Making a decision: sampling work • Appeals • Feedback • Different feedback methods • Providing feedback • Reading list • Website list

Includes two downloadable resources: A full set of IQA templates; A completed example of the IQA templates.

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IQA/6 - Evaluating IQA practice, and continuing professional development (CPD) £15

• Why evaluate IQA practice? • How to evaluate IQA practice • What is reflective practice? • What is continuing professional development (CPD)? • Planning and maintaining CPD • Reading list • Website list

Includes four downloadable resources: Personal development plan template; Complete example of a personal development plan template; Reflective learning journal template; Completed example of a reflective learning journal template.

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IQA/7 - Producing and using a work plan £15

• The context in which a work plan will be produced • Management skills • Resources: physical and human • Setting priorities and success criteria • Producing a work plan • Information needed to produce a work plan • Using a work plan • Reading list • Website list
Includes three downloadable handouts: A work plan template; A completed example of a work plan template; A SWOT analysis template.
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IQA/8 - Identifying and allocating responsibilities to teams
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 • Identifying team members’ responsibilities • Defining SMART activities • Delegation • Team work • Tuckman (1965/1975) • Coverdale (1977) • Reading list • Website list

Includes a downloadable resource: Examples of skills required for managers and team leaders - with a list of skills to help you perform your role and support your team.

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IQA/9 - Monitoring the progress of others and the quality of their work £15

• How to monitor progress and quality • Maintaining standards and evaluating progress • Unsatisfactory performance • When standards are not maintained • Dealing with conflict • Providing feedback • Different feedback methods • How to give feedback • Reading list • Website list 

Includes four downloadable resources: A work plan template; A completed example of a work plan template; A full set of IQA templates; A completed example of the IQA templates.
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IQA/10 - Communication skills £15

• What is communication? • Ways to communicate •Verbal communication • Non-verbal communication • Speaking, listening, reading, writing • Barriers to communication • Interpersonal and intrapersonal skills  • Berne’s Transactional Analysis theory • Records • Reading list • Website list

Includes a downloadable resource: A checklist for verbal, listening, non-verbal and written communication skills.
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IQA/11 - Reviewing and amending work plans £15
• Work plans • Keeping up to date • Reviewing work plans • Amending work plans • Communicating changes • Reading list • Website list
Includes four downloadable resources: A work plan template; A completed example of a work plan template; A full set of IQA templates; A full set of EQA templates.
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