Internal Verification of Workplace Assessment PDA
Course code 94X2
What is special about this course?
The PDA in Internal Verification of Workplace Assessment will develop your knowledge and skills in monitoring assessment processes and decisions within your organisation. The internal quality assurance process being conducted can be for SVQs, work based qualifications or in-company standards.
- The PDA is specifically aimed at those who monitor assessment processes and decisions in an organisation
- The course will help you to maintain and improve the quality of your workplace assessments
- You will carry out monitoring activities in accordance with your organisation and external quality assurance requirements
- Students must be a workplace assessor, currently working with at least two VQ candidates.
Year 1 - PDA
This award is divided into the following four elements, you will write a report for each element:
- Prepare to carry out the internal quality assurance
- Plan internal quality assurance
- Carry out planned monitoring of the quality of assessment
- Meet appropriate external quality assurance requirements
How will I study my course?
- Part-time (structured): work-based
- You will study through supported online learning using the university's virtual learning environment (VLE)
- The PDA is work-based. You will be assessed in the workplace
How long will my course last?
- Part-time (structured): 9-12 months
Where can I study my course?
- North Highland
- West Highland
- Other start dates may be available
- For information on variable start dates please contact the college where you wish to study
For information on costs of this course please contact the campus where you wish to study.
External scholarships and financial support, such as an Individual Training Account, may be available. Please contact the relevant UHI partner college for more information.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Completion of this award will qualify candidates to work as Assessors and Verifiers within their own organisation.
Is there more information available online?
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Please note that UHI North Highland, UHI Outer Hebrides and UHI West Highland will be changing their names to become UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.
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