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Bradford College

Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice IQA (QCF) (Pharmacy and Dental)

Study Level
Level 4
Course Type
1 Academic Year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode


This Award qualifies you to be carry out internal quality assurance of assessment practice in the fields of dentistry and pharmacy.

  Key Info

You will learn how to assess quality of product and process and a range of other aspects related to the field you work in.

This is a 12 credit and 90 guided learning hour qualification consisting of two mandatory units:

Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

Unit 2 – Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment

You must be a registered pharmacy or dental professional with a recognised assessor qualification e.g. A1 or D32.

You need to support two assessors (qualified or trainee) who have at least two students to assess.

For more information regarding enrolment and entry requirements, please contact our Special Projects Officer, Karen Piotr [email protected].

For more information regarding the course, please contact our Pharmacy Skills Lead, Sam Bradshaw [email protected].

Successful completion of this course will enable career progression from being a dental or pharmaceutical professional and an assessor, to becoming a quality assurer.

If you are 19 years old or over you may need to pay fees for your Further Education studies.

Course fees depend on your age and course level.

You may be exempt from paying fees though, or eligible to pay a reduced fee – known as fee remission.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

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