Training Assessment Quality Assurance qualification (QCF)

TAQA scheme is nationally recognised to train assessors and those carrying out quality assurance to attain current assessment and quality assurance standards together with the competence as necessary to deliver these functions. They are qualifications that will equip a wide range of assessors, trainers, facilitators and teachers to support learners. TAQA Award is suitable for those who work, or want to work, as:

  • Assessors/Teachers/Trainers/Tutors in the Lifelong Learning Sector and Adult/Community Education
  • Assessors/Trainers of personnel in commerce, industry, public and voluntary sectors or HM Forces
  • Quality Assurance/Internal Verifiers and Support Staff in Further and Adult Education
  • Quality Assurance Managers and Internal Verifiers in Workplace Training and further and adult education –

Provided they are qualified in the subject they intend to assess by virtue of holding an appropriate professional qualification or employed in a training/teaching role.

Career Progression
It progresses to other qualifications such as the award of the Internal Quality Assurance/ Internal Verifier or Diploma Level 5 in teaching in lifelong learning sector.

Duration of Course – 3 to 6 Months