SQA Internal Verifier Training

SQA Internal Verifier Training ensures that an organization’s Internal Verifiers are experienced Assessors and subject matter experts, and that they use standard internal verification techniques required by a recognized awarding body such as the SQA. IHRDC is an official Scottish Qualifications Authority Approved Centre using its competency management process and competency standards. IHRDC can train and issue SQA qualifications for Assessors and Internal Verifiers for clients involved in competency assessments.

The assessment of employees at the workplace is a critical component of an organization’s competency management process. The Internal Verifier monitors the assessment process and verifies that each assessment conducted by assessors is following the correct process.

The many benefits of SQA Internal Verifier qualification include the following:

  • Enables Internal Verifiers are internationally recognized and accepted by industry bodies such as OPITO.
  • Provide certification of competence for those involved in assessing/internally verifying learners undertaking National and International endorsed qualifications or similar competence-based training programs, including Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), National Qualifications Authority (NQA), and International Vocational Qualification).
  • Enables Internal Verifiers will be recognized as qualified and competent workplace Internal Verifiers.
  • Ensures Internal Verifiers will meet SQA standard.
  • Adds credibility to a company’s competency management system or assessment process
  • Demonstrates to a company’s clients and auditors that Internal Verifiers are competent
  • Provides the opportunity to develop and improve assessment practices

IHRDC can provide mentor-led virtual Internal Verifier training and coach and support portfolio preparation to enable an organization’s Internal Verifier candidates to gain internationally recognized Internal Verifier Qualification through the SQA. The Internal Verifier training engages the participants through a blended learning experience including e-Learning, theory, interactive discussions and hands-on exercises.

The e-Learning modules will provide participants with an understanding of the internal verification process including the key areas of focus, internal verification tools, and methods. An appointed and suitably qualified IHRDC mentor will help participants progress through the e-Learning modules, answer the questions, help in portfolio preparation and assess the Internal Verifier candidates to ensure the candidate is able to conduct impartial, consistent and thorough internal verifications.

Upon completing, Internal Verifier candidate will be familiar with the following:

  • Role of an Assessor
  • Role of Internal Verifier
  • Evidence Requirements
  • Achieving the Internal Verifier award

At the end of the training and couching, the candidates will have the skill set to effectively run and manage Internal verification and, upon successful completion of internal assessments, candidates will receive the appropriate certificate of their achievements.