Support and development events for Quality Assurance

The Pearson Quality Advisor (PQA) team offer a comprehensive range of free development and networking events,  online. They are designed to meet the needs of different centre types and support everyone involved with quality assurance.

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Free online events 

On-Demand CPD *NEW*

We have converted some of our 'Live' events and developed a range of interactive packs to help customers access our support.

Each pack will include a YouTube video that will provide an overview along with supporting activities and answer sheets. 

Free On-Demand training pack

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LIVE events online

These events are held online via our new Microsoft 'teams' meeting platform. To reserve your place, please follow the session link to complete the registration form. An email will be sent to confirm your booking and will contain an attached calendar invite for you to save to your diary.

For UK Centres only.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Aimed at: New Quality Nominees or those who wish to refresh their knowledge of quality assurance for BTEC Tech Awards, L2 and L3 programmes.

The session will: take you through the key aspects of the quality assurance model for this provision, including what happens when. we will cover

  • the annual quality assurance journey
  • annual centre declaration
  • lead Internal Verifier registrations, 
  • internal Assessment and verification
  • standards verification
Date Start Time Session Link

20 January

15:00 Register with this link
28 February 14:00 Register with this link
29 March 15:30 Register with this link

For UK Centres only.

Duration: 1 hour

Aimed at: new and experienced Lead Internal Verifiers (LIV)

The session will: covers the key roles and responsibilities for anyone in this role under the Annual Quality Assurance model, including:

  • registration as a LIV
  • team standardisation
  • the importance of assessment planning
  • internal verification planning
  • resubmissions and retakes
  • standards verification
  • the quality assurance monitoring responsibilities as a Lead IV

 

Date Start Time Session Link

13 January

15:00

Register with this link

10 February

15:30

Register with this link
15 March 14:30 Register with this link

For UK Centres only.    

Duration: 1 hour

Aimed at: all Lead Internal Verifiers and/or Quality Nominees

This session will: provide practical support and advice on managing a smooth Standards Verification process illustrated with potential scenarios. We will discuss the key milestones involved and associated administration along with details of sample sizes for different suites and programme sizes.

Date Start Time Session Link

21 January

11:30

Register with this link

3 February

14:00

Register with this link
9 March 10:30 Register with this link

For UK Centres only.

Duration: 1 hour

Aimed at: new Quality Nominees, those who may not have overseen BTEC qualifications before or those returning to the role who would like a refresher of the responsibilities involved

This session will: introduce you to the key responsibilities of the role of Quality Nominee and take you through the support available to you to make a success of the role. This is recommended as the first session that you access, so that you can have an overview of what is involved and will provide a clearer understanding of the other sessions available. 

Date Start Time Session Link

26 January

12:00

Register with this link

24 February

15:00

Register with this link
22 March 15:30 Register with this link

We can offer more

We also offer centre-specific support, such as:

  • Quality assurance Q&A session with your team
  • CPD opportunities for your staff
    • Internal Assessment
    • Internal Verification
    • Standards Verification

You can submit a request by completing our Pearson contact form. Further instructions can be found below and we aim to respond within 24 hours.

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