Current Recruitment Opportunities
Assessors needed for Cosmetic Courses
Tutor Roles and Requirements
The tutor requirements for those assessing and delivering the present qualification have been determined based upon the recommendations made within the HEE guidance. These requirements can be separated into three role dependent categories.
Please note: Centre personnel nominated for each of the three tutor roles must be able to evidence the satisfaction of all of the criteria associated with the role. IQ will require proof of this evidence for QA purposes. All tutors must be approved by IQ prior to practice. Those tutors who are working towards a specific, role essential qualification will be given two years to complete this qualification. As part of external verification, adherence to this deadline will be monitored. Non-adherence to this deadline could result in the removal of the relevant tutors’ status within this qualification.
Individual(s) responsible for assisting candidates to develop knowledge and practical skills throughout the learning programme. This includes: Provision of lectures/ candidate support, training during the treatment observation and treatment administration (clinical practice) components of the qualification and confirmation of candidate assessment criteria satisfaction (criteria identified above) within these clinical components.
a. A minimum of three years’ experience delivering the procedures for which they will be demonstrating/ supervising OR records that evidence their safe delivery of 150 of the qualification relevant procedures (75 for each of the treatment modalities).
b. An ability to provide clinical oversight (refer to HEE definition of an ‘approved clinician’ located within the RPL section above). This includes;
i. The ability to take direct responsibility for the consequences of treatment and clinical management of complications, including the ability to prescribe, where appropriate
ii. Appropriate indemnity insurance
c. 25 hrs of CPD in aesthetics within the last year
d. A teaching qualification, which could include: Level 3 Award in Education and Training, PTLLS, DTLLS, being a GP Trainer, a postgraduate certificate in teaching in higher education (etc.)
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Please note: The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is available via IQ. Please contact email@example.com for further information.
2) Assessors: Individual(s) responsible for the assessing of SAQs and OSCEs. The latter includes role playing the identity of the subject described within the OSCE station scenario(s); so as to enable candidate OSCE completion.
a. 1 year full time employment within the aesthetic medicine (or related) sector in the last 5 years
b. 25 hrs of CPD in aesthetics within the last year
c. A formal assessing qualification, which could include: Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement, Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (etc.) OR to be working towards a relevant assessing qualification, including those listed previously.
Please note: The Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement and the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement are available via IQ. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
3) Internal Verifiers (IV): Individual(s) responsible for the internal verification of assessments, including; SAQs, OSCE’s and the clinical practice components (treatment observation and administration) of the qualification.
Internal Verifier Requirements:
a. 25 hrs of CPD in aesthetics within the last year
b. An IV qualification, which could include: Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice, Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (etc.) OR to be working towards a relevant IV qualification, including those listed previously.
Please note: The Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice and the Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice are available via IQ. Please contact email@example.com for further information.
Those assigned any one of the above three roles may fulfil no other tutor role besides that of their primary function at any one time.
Centres must be approved by IQ in order to offer this qualification and be able to provide the candidate with all necessary equipment, facilities and resources required to enable completion of this qualification.
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