OPITO Internal Verifier

OPITO Internal Verifier

OPITO Internal Verifier Course

Classroom / Blended Learning

The OPITO approved Internal Verifier course is aimed at authenticating an organisation’s assessor’s judgements to ensure assessments are carried out consistently.

This award is designed to be utilised by any organisation where verification of competence assessments is required as part of a competence management system.

The role of the Internal Verifier is to monitor the work of all assessors involved in the assessment, ensuring accuracy and consistency of all activities and decisions.

OPITO Internal Verifier Course Objectives
The objectives of this training are that upon completion, delegates will be able to:

  1. Explain   the   purpose   and   scope   of   internal   verification   and   recognise   the   roles   and responsibilities involved in quality assurance
  2. Recognise how to support assessors
  3. Monitor and verify assessment records
  4. Ensure record keeping and feedback are robust
  5. Assure the competency process

What Language is the course delivered in ?

Classroom Based Training – We can deliver the course in both English & Russian.

Blended Learning – This is currently only available in English.

Where is the Course Delivered ?

We have regular open courses that you can attend at our facility in Liverpool or Aberdeen. Please click here for course availability.

We also offer this course as a ‘Blended Learning Course’ – click here for details.

Can you deliver the course at my facility?


However there are some pre-requisites that we need to confirm in advance.

Do you deliver this training outside the UK ?

YES – we can deliver this training both within the UK and Internationally.

Our instructors have experience of delivering training in a variety of locations Globally.  For more information, please contact us to see how we can meet your needs.

  • Improved communication skills
  • Developing and supporting assessors
  • Integration of assessment process and training objectives
  • Monitoring assessment practice
  • Professional development

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This course is currently only available as blended learning option.

If you require face 2 face delivery, please email info@safer-training.com

OPITO Internal Verifier Course

Course Duration

One day

Awarding Body


OPITO Exclusion Notes:
  1. Achievement of this qualification does not entitle the holder to award any certificate bearing OPITO’s logo and name. OPITO-approved certificates can only be granted by an OPITO-approved provider.
  2. The holder of the OPITO Internal Verifier certificate may not be recognised to verify qualifications issued by other organisations e.g. National or Scottish Vocational Qualifications in the UK. Delegates should clarify with the relevant organisation prior to conducting verification.

The training consists of the following modules and elements:

  1. Introduction to Internal Verification

1.1 Introduction to Internal Verification

2. The Internal Verifiers Role

2.1 Supporting Assessors

2.2 Monitoring and Verifying the Quality of Assessments

2.3 Record Keeping and Feedback

2.4 Assuring the Competency Process

Delegates will complete an open book written test, maximum 60 minutes, in an invigilated environment, to test their underpinning knowledge of the theory Learning Outcomes (1-23) of the OPITO Internal Verifier Training Standard.

Workplace Evidence Requirements

In order to complete this training programme delegates must submit, as a minimum, the verification- related documentation listed below to the OPITO-approved Training Provider within a twelve month period. Two assessors must be verified in the workplace and the same two assessors must be used throughout the verification process:

  1. A minimum  of  one  IV  sampling  plan,  which  includes  a  minimum  of  two assessment decisions made by two assessors
  2. IV  report(s)  that  include  the  results  of  internal  verifications,  covering  both assessors and two of their assessment decisions plus copies of the assessment records used in reaching each IV decision
  3. Evidence that documented feedback has been provided to both assessors and has been signed by both assessors
  4. Evidence  of  a  minimum  of  one  standardisation  activity  carried  out  by  the delegate


This OPITO approved training course is designed to provide delegates with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct workplace assessments.

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