VTCT Level 4 Certification Course

VTCT Level 4 Award - focusing on the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice - is a practical qualification for those interested in maintaining high quality internal assessments within a training centre. If quality assurance is an area you wish to specialise in, then read on to find out more about our training here at RJL Education.

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The Level 4 IQA is a VTCT qualification that’s widely recognised for the quality assurance of course assessments in the UK. Whilst our training centre specialises in courses related to hair and beauty, our Level 4 VTCT course will prepare you for quality assurance in any subject where you hold a recognised NVQ level 3 and assessors awards.

Upon completion of the VTCT Level 4, you’ll be able to find employment in quality assurance of processes and practice in hair and beauty assessments

Important information

  • You must already hold an A1 assessors qualification to be able to sign onto this course, such as our VTCT Level 3 course
  • This course involves one day per week from 10am-1pm at our training centre for 12 weeks
  • VTCT registration fee applies £83
  • Hotel accommodation available – Low rates
  • Secure your place today with a £99 deposit


  • Cost £549
  • VTCT registration fee £83

Finance options are available to make completing your Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) of Assessment Processes and Practice as affordable as possible.


Our VTCT Level 4 course runs on a weekly enrollment basis on Monday’s between 10am – 1pm.

  • 8th January 2024

Course modules

  • UV40565 – Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment
  • UV40575 – Internally assure the quality of assessment

How the course is assessed

This course is assessed through written work, as well as evidence of the trainee IQA monitoring an assessor, each with two learners on NVQs. You’ll also be guided on how to build a portfolio of evidence for both internal and external assessors.

Entry requirements

You must be age 19 and above, hold an NVQ Level 3, and have completed a VTCT Level 3 Assessors (A1) course.

What’s next?

You may find employment quickly as a quality assurance assessor or internal verifier within a hair and beauty college, or a place of work that specialises in your chosen subject specialism. On average, experienced IQAs can make up to £38,000, depending on your location and education centre.

Alternatively, you can continue your training in internal verification by studying a Level 5 VTCT Certificate in Education and Training or undertake a Certificate in Higher Education or a PGCE with a University.

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Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) VTCT Level 4

Qualification Level:
  • Level 4
Course Length:
  • 12 weeks
Vtct Registration Fee:
  • £83

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