OTHM Level 4 Quality Assurance Award

OTHM Level 4 Quality Assurance Award


The Candidates of the OTHM Level 4 Quality Assurance Award will be able to work in areas where they have experience and competence. The goal of the Level 4 Quality Assurance Award qualification is to help students understand the theory and practise of their quality assurance role in education. It will provide knowledge that will serve as the foundation for working as an effective quality assurance practitioner. The units in the education profession combine theoretical and practical knowledge and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of effective performance, planning, accountability, and development.

Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:
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Tuition fees and funding:
Total course cost is £10,250 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).
For UK students: you can apply for a non-means-tested government master’s loan.

Entry requirements:
2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Entry Requirements

Learners who are 18 years of age or older are eligible for Level 4 qualifications.

There are no admission criteria for these qualifications in OTHM.

Module Structure

This qualification comprises of two required units totaling 12 credits, 120 hours of total qualifying time (TQT), and 90 hours of guided learning (GLH) for the qualification to be successfully completed.

Unit Ref. No.Unit titleLevelCreditGLHTQT
D/617/8463Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment464560
H/617/8464Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment464560


Learners are able to:

  • Access All course materials, including online modules and written assignments
  • Gain Teacher support
  • Access WFC online portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • Acquire Assignments briefing
  • Receive Excellent quality of study notes
  • Obtain Assignment marking and feedback
  • Access Free Online library.
  • Gain Fully accredited UK courses
  • Receive Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email (Monday to Friday)
  • Gain Full support until the completion of the course


Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into employment as an assessor or onto to relevant qualifications Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.


Assessment is via assignment submission.

No Exams


This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (OTHM)

If you have any questions and want to know the fees please email us or call us

Phone: +44 (0) 203 771 5653
Email: admissions@westfieldcollege.co.uk

Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:


Full time

Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


You’ll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).

Part time option one

Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).

Part time option two

Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

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