Internal Verification of Workplace Assessment (PDA)

Moray College UHI


Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The PDA in Internal Verification of Workplace Assessment will develop your knowledge and skills in monitoring assessment processes and decisions within your organisation. The internal quality assurance process being conducted can be for SVQs, work based qualifications or in-company standards.

This award is divided into the following four elements, you will write a report for each element:
Prepare to carry out the internal quality assurance; Plan internal quality assurance; Carry out planned monitoring of the quality of assessment; Meet appropriate external quality assurance requirements.

Entry Requirements

Students must be a workplace assessor, currently working with at least two VQ candidates.

Progression Routes

Completion of this award will qualify candidates to work as Assessors and Verifiers within their own organisation.

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Part time (work based)

Course Length

9-12 Months


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Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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