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Internal Quality Assurer - IQA

£35000 - £40000/annum
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
17/01/2019 (16:01)
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The Skills People Group are a national provider of NVQ, Apprenticeships, Programmes for the unemployed and Compliance training. We specialise in both commercial and funded training and are proud to be nationally recognised as one of the UK’s largest private training providers. We are currently recruiting for a highly organised, qualified Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) to join our existing IQA team as part of the plant training team

The IQA is responsible for delivery of consistent assessment decisions as evidenced by Awarding Bodies reports and will report to the Lead IQA for Construction

The successful candidate will undertake the following main Duties and Responsibilities:

Support of Tutor / Assessors in the NVQ team, including induction training and monitoring against performance and quality standards

To support Operations and address delivery concerns and development identified within your delivery team

Support and maintain the company quality assurance strategy

Ensure the accurate and timely verification of assessment decisions of assessors within their team

Maintain accurate and reliable internal verification and quality monitoring records 

Work closely with Lead IQA and Standards Verifier to ensure external visits are positive and feedback is communicated effectively to assessors

Support the planning and delivery of assessor standardisation meetings

Undertake observations of assessors in line with the Company Observation schedule

Support the IQA team in reviewing, designing and implementing delivery models to meet the needs of the sector

Ensure all quality processes are in line with current Ofsted and Awarding Bodies requirements

The ideal candidate must possess the following Skills, Experience and Qualities:

Accurate Report writing and record keeping skills

Time Management skills

Organisation skills

Full UK driving licence

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

A strong knowledge of Construction & Civil Engineering

A proven track record of assessing NVQ, s within Construction & Civil Engineering

Implementation of stringent quality assurance practices and procedures 


The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:

Assessor qualification (A1, D32/D33, TAQA)

Verifier qualification (V1 or equivalent)

Literacy & Numeracy qualifications (at Level 2 or above)

Teaching qualification (PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed)

In return, Skills People Group will give you:

A competitive salary

23 days holiday + Bank Holidays with an additional two days awarded following two years’ service

Employer contributory pension scheme

A challenging and rewarding role in a successful and growing business

The opportunity to grow with a business


Other details:

You will report to The Lead IQA for Construction

You will be based from home and asked to work nationally when required

Equality and Diversity

It is the responsibility of the post holder to promote equality and diversity throughout the Group.

The post holder will undertake their duties in full accordance with the Group’s policies and procedures relating to equal opportunity and diversity.
Health and Safety

To promote health, safety and welfare throughout the Group.

To undertake their duties and responsibilities in full accordance with the Group’s Health and Safety Policy and Procedures.
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

It is the responsibility of the post holder to commit to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults within the organisation.

The post holder will undertake their duties in full accordance with the Group’s policies and procedures relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, e.g. dealing with learner issues i.e. safeguarding and referring on to specialist staff.

This position is subject to an enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) and will be subject to satisfactory clearance of this check.

If this position is classed as Regulated Activity, it is subject to an Adult & Child barring check.

The details contained in this job description, particularly the principal accountabilities, reflect the content of the job at the date the job description was prepared. It should be remembered, however, that over time, the nature of individual jobs will inevitably change; existing duties may be lost and other duties may be gained without changing the general character of the duties of the level of responsibility entailed. Consequently, the Group will expect to revise this job description from time to time and will consult with the post holder at the appropriate time

Start Date
January / Febru  
Contract Length
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