Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance

What Qualifications do I get?

With this course you gain the following qualification:

  •  Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance


The Benefits

This qualification is for those who are directly working in internal quality assurance of assessors and assessment holding the responsibility to manage the centre or other internal quality assurers. On certification you gain 16 Continual Development Points (CPD) with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).



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Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance

This qualification comprises of 3 mandatory units

Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment

Unit 2 – Internally assure the quality of assessment

Unit 3 – Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility

Successful achievement of all units must be achieved for the full qualification.

Are there any Prerequisites?

You must hold an assessors qualification to access this course.
Show current evidence of Continuing Professional Development in assessment and quality assurance
Have up-to-date working knowledge and experience of best practice in assessment and quality assurance

This qualification is for adults (aged 19+) who wish to widen their career pathway and skill set within their chosen sector by developing their quality assurance best practice. You must have occupational and technical competence in the areas that you wish to internally verify.


How do I book?

Stage 1. You can either complete the contact form by clicking here  ,or you can scroll down the page and click on the book course which will open up a new page. Once we have received your contact information we will email the enrolment documents to complete.

You can also telephone and we will start the process by emailing you the documents.


Stage 2. Once we have received all documents and payment you will receive the resources for the course. This will take approximately a week to process. If you would like to use our interest free payment plan please ask as details will then be emailed to you.

Stage 3. You can start learning once you have received all resources. You will  be guided how to start and what is required. You will be provided with your tutor contact details.

Stage 4. You will be emailed the course schedule which will give you the venue address and requirements.

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Blended Learning  

Once enrolled you will receive the learning resources to complete the course. You will be supported by your tutor during your learning journey. You can study at your own pace in your own time. 

You can enrol onto the course at anytime. 

Contact us with any questions or just for a chat.

Learning Course Stages

Stage 1 –Once you have enrolled onto the course you will be provided with your learning resources. This process can take up to 5 working days to process.

Stage 2 –You will be provided with your tutor details who will contact you.

Stage 3 –You can start working once you receive your learning resources,

Stage 4- You will submit all work for marking.

Stage 5– When you are ready we will provide you with a list of assessment dates for the practical assessment. You also have the choice to submit the practical assessment by DVD / as a recording. Guidelines will be issued for this process.

Stage 6 – Once all units have passed and your work has been through our quality assurance process your certificate will be requested from the awarding body. Once we receive your certificate we will post to you.

We look forward to supporting you through your learning.

How will I be assessed?

To achieve the qualification you must complete and pass the following:

  • Worksheet
  • Compile a portfolio providing required evidence
  • Observation of performance
  • Examining products of work


  • You must have access to at least 2 assessors who are working with a minimum of 2 learners each to complete this qualification. You will be observed IVing / performing Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)  for this assessment.
  • A working team of IQAs to manage and support



Blended Learning Cost


Price £550.00 

N.B. Please note there will be travel costs added to all outside a 50 mile radius of SMART Qualifications head office when we travel to your centre

0% payment plans available on request.

Please read all terms and conditions


Is there a charge for re taking a part of my assessment?

There will be a £50.00 charge for all practical reassessments. Theory papers are free.

Please read all terms and conditions

Awarding body / REPs CPD

SMART Qualifications is an approved training provider for YMCA Awards and Active IQ. On achieving the assessment process and the quality assurance process is completed your nationally recognised certificate will be processed. On certification you can gain 16 Continual Development Points (CPD)



Lead Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)

This course is for all who are 19+ and are wishing to pursue a career in leading an Internal Quality Assurance team for VRQs & NVQs. This qualification is open to all industries not just the fitness industry. IV in your specialist field.



Once qualified this qualification will allow you to move to progress onto the Level 4 EV


0% Payment plans available

Spread the cost with 0% financing. Credit subject to application and status.

Interested In the Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance?


Call us for a chat 0800 0433 600



 “‘ I wanted to carry out a IV qualification, in my current role, to progress but not to take time away from my business, SMART qualifications offered me the flexibility of carrying out a qualification in my role and allowed my develop my business  whilst doing this qualification SMART qualifications are a friendly knowledgeable organisation, who gave me support not only in the qualification but in my role as a training provider. One of the best things about smart qualifications is the efficiency at they work, whether this be answering telephone enquiries, marking work or getting certificates. 

Alison - Luton

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