This qualification contains 2 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 120 hours.
Trainee IQAs must complete all assessments in both units successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 24 months.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Trainee IQA to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:
• Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Trainee IQA is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 90 GLH (minimum), and
• The number of hours a Trainee IQA will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study as directed by but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this
qualification is 30 hours