CMIT Quality Assurance Policy and Procedures

1. Governance and Quality Assurance Policy

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Context
1.3 Mission and Learner Charter
1.4 Organisation structure and Governance
1.5 Quality Assurance system and culture
1.6 Risk Management


2. Documented approach to Quality Assurance

2.1 Introduction
2.2 Documented quality assurance system


3. Programme Development, Validation and Admissions policies

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Programme Design and Approval Policy
3.3 Admissions and Access to Programmes
3.4 Recognition of prior learning, transfer, and progression procedures
3.5 Amendments and improvements to programmes
3.6 Protection for Enrolled Learners


4. Staff Recruitment, Management and Development

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Recruitment and Induction
4.3 Code of conduct for employees, contractors, and committee members
4.4 Employee Policies
4.5 Staff Training and Development
4.6 Staff Communications


5. Teaching and Learning policies

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Learner focus and ethos
5.3 Pedagogical approach
5.4 Learning environment
5.5 The role of the Tutor
5.6 Learner responsibilities
5.7 Assessment Strategy
5.8 Enhancing Teaching and Learning


6. Assessment Policies

6.1 Introduction
6.2 Assessment policy
6.3 Assessment administration and planning
6.4 Information to learners
6.5 Security of assessment
6.6 Plagiarism
6.7 Internal verification of assessment
6.8 External authentication of assessment
6.9 Appeals
6.10 Results approval process


7. Learner Supports and the Learner Journey

7.1 Introduction
7.2 Learner Journey
7.3 Pre-enrolment supports
7.4 Academic supports
7.5 Reasonable Accommodation
7.6 Extenuating circumstances
7.7 Pastoral and other supports
7.8 Post completion supports


8. Information and Data Management

8.1 Introduction
8.2 Learner Information System and Management information systems
8.3 Records Maintenance and Retention
8.4 Data protection and privacy policy


9. Public Information and Communication

9.1 Introduction
9.2 Publication of College Information, Policies, Quality Assurance evaluations and Programme Information
9.3 CMIT Learner Charter


10. Other Parties Involved in Education and Training

10.1 Introduction
10.2 Peer relationships with the broader education and training community
10.3 External partnerships and second providers
10.4 Expert panellists, examiners, and authenticators


11. Self-evaluation, Monitoring and Review

11.1 Introduction
11.2 Self-Evaluation Review Policy
11.3 Self-Evaluation Review Methodology


Quality Assurance Evaluation Reports

As part of our commitment to transparency, we publish the three most recent Quality Assurance reports from the following bodies.

Quality and Quality Assurance Ireland

Monitoring, desk monitoring or quality assurance reviews.

QQI Jun 2021
QQI Nov 2011
QQI Jan 2011

ISO Quality System

Annual Audit reports.

ISO Audit 2020
ISO Audit 2019

ISO Audit 2018

Institute of Leadership and Management

Annual monitoring/Audit reports.

ILM Annual External Audit 2020
ILM Annual External Audit 2019
ILM Annual External Audit 2018