Standards Verifier -NVQ - FPOS Level 4-7
Closing date: 03 August 2020 at midnight
Purpose of the role:
Undertake sampling of assessment and internal verification decisions and records for the BTEC Level 4 Certification for First Person on Scene qualification in order to affirm that national occupational standards have been achieved and upheld. Support, advise and guide centres based on the outcomes of the sampling process. Direct centres in the delivery of the FPOS qualification towards the achievement of national occupational standards.
Applicants must have significant experience of delivering and assessing NVQs at level 1-3 and also BTEC level 4-6 in FPOS. Hold D32/D33 or A1 qualifications, and hold/be working towards the V1 or the Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.
A good working knowledge of the relevant specifications, and evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in the field of assessment and delivery of vocational qualifications are also required.
For the FPOS qualification for which occupational competency is demonstrated, the Standards Verifier (SV) will:
-Visit allocated centres in accordance with the WBL Quality Assurance Handbooks
-Undertake sampling of learner work to verify that assessment outcomes, assessment and internal verification processes meet national occupational standards
-Provide sector-specific support, advice and guidance to centres
-Produce reports for centres and Pearson on the: sampling undertaken; outcomes reached and support provided
-To recommend limited certification, certification deferral or registration deferral where it is deemed that flawed assessment or internal verification decisions or processes mean that national occupational standards are not met
- Produce targeted actions for centres to assist with remedial action where national occupational standards are not being upheld
-Support centres to understand and implement identified actions
-Report back to Pearson and centres following SV activity within agreed service-level agreements
-Provide source materials for the standardisation of centre assessors, internal verifiers and lead internal verifiers as requested Undertake any other duties appropriate to the work of VQ Assessment in relation to this role.
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