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Who can complete an Internal Quality Assurance Check?
Who can complete an Internal Quality Assurance Check?
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Written by RLSS UK
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It’s important to note that depending upon the qualification being delivered, different Internal Quality Assurance requirements need to be met.

Please see the pre-requisites for each qualification below:







BLS for Adults, children and infants (including drowning)

  • Knowledge of the qualification that is being quality assured

  • Knowledge and understanding of the course training and assessment procedure

  • The ability to interpret awarding organisation policy and guidance and convey this accurately to all involved in the course training and assessment process

  • Good organisational and administrative skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Good decision-making skills

  • Have either attended the RLSS UK IQA assessor day* or completed the familiarisation online learning**.

First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work

Paediatric First Aid

Paediatric Emergency First Aid

  • Have attended an RLSS UK/IQL UK IQA Assessor Day (or one delivered by another First Aid Awarding Organisation)


  • Have a recognised IQA qualification


  • Hold a current and valid First Aid at Work


  • Hold a current RLSS UK/IQL UK NPLQ Certificate.

*More information about our IQA Assessor Day courses can be found here.

**For more information about our familiarisation online learning please contact a member of the Compliance team at

The IQA familiarisation online learning is not suitable for conducting an IQA on First Aid Trainers.

Last reviewed: November 2022

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