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HIGHFIELD LEVEL 3 END POINT APPRENTICESHIP INDEPENDENT ASSESSOR (EPA) QUALIFICATION – FAST TRACKED BLENDED LEARNING

HIGHFIELD LEVEL 3 END POINT APPRENTICESHIP INDEPENDENT ASSESSOR (EPA) QUALIFICATION – FAST TRACKED BLENDED LEARNING

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Start Time
9:30 AM
End Time
4:30 AM
Start Date
21/05/2019
End Date
21/05/2019
Price
£295 inc VAT & lunch

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Best for Training is offering this Qfqual Accredited EPA qualification in  London, Essex, Leeds, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham and Daventry. Highfield Level 3 Award in Undertaking End-Point Assessment (EPA)  is designed for people who want to become End Point Assessors.

There is a great demand for Independent Assessors to undertake apprenticeship End Point Assessments. With a Government target of 3 million apprentices and every new apprentice must have an End Point Assessment.  It’s clear there is a rapidly growing need for suitable people to become Independent End Point Assessors. This is a fantastic development opportunity for any assessor looking to expand their employment prospects.

There are apprentices across every sector of employment to if you have excellent  occupational competence and/or qualifications and are looking for a new opportunity this could be the perfect course for you.

The fast track option has been  designed to support assessors in understanding the different types of EPA and the role of the EPA assessor.  It will enable you to apply new EPA methodologies while making the distinction between end-point and ongoing assessment, and covers learning outcomes and assessment criteria that focus on EPA grading and quality assurance processes.

This course will also help you if you work for an organisation that delivers the new apprenticeship standards as it will enhance your understanding of the EPA process.


What does the training include?

You will learn the skills required of an EPA  and the practice and process of end point assessment .  It will provide specific knowledge and skills for those who already have sector/occupational competence, but would like to gain a more specialised understanding of EPA processes and practices.  It will support them to understand and use EPA principles and practices to assess an apprentice against an apprenticeship standard.

The Award  has 1 unit which must be fully completed to gain the qualification
The Principles and Practices of End-Point Assessment

This qualification is assessed by the following method:

  • The qualification is assessed by the completion of a portfolio of evidence that must cover all assessment criteria. You will demonstrate assessment skills by making, recording and justifying assessment decisions of work and projects against apprenticeship standards and assessment plans.  A requirement of the qualification is that you must complete assessments covering 3 EPA methods. These will take place in a simulated environment during the taught sessions.
  • You will also complete a series of short assignment to demonstrate your understanding and knowledge.


How long is the training for?

The course is one full day and you are expected to complete a series of assignments before the training  and then submit these electronically up to 10 working days after your training event.


What is included in the price?

The price includes:

  • Highly qualified tutors
  • Taught sessions
  • Course materials
  • Online support
  • Registration and certification
  • Postage of certificates
  • Tea, coffee and hot buffet lunch


Progression opportunities

This qualification will enable you to apply to be an End Point Assessor EPA with an EPA Assessment Centre.  Many End Point Assessors are freelance and are paid attractive daily rates.

There is a great demand for Independent Assessors to undertake apprenticeship End Point Assessments. With a Government target of 3 million apprentices and every new apprentice must have an End Point Assessment.  It’s clear there is a rapidly growing need for suitable people to become Independent End Point Assessors. This a a fantastic development opportunity for any assessor looking to expand their employment prospects.

You could also consider progressing onto a Highfield Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance qualification.


About the tutors

Sam Sutton and Anne Horn are both IQA’s and Independent End Point Assessors for a number of large End Point Assessment organisations and have been involved in the pilot implementation of EPA assessments for the new Apprenticeship standards.

Julie Train is currently working nationally with several large End Point Assessor Organisations as an Independent Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer. Julie is an experienced tutor, assessor and IQA and has a wealth of experience and knowledge around apprenticeship delivery including the new apprenticeship standards and quality assurance. Julie has excellent knowledge and experience of apprenticeship employer engagement and  business development.

Our tutors are highly experienced and knowledgeable in the changes within the apprenticeship sector and have received incredible feedback from delegates attending this training.

Sam and Anne have many years of experience successfully delivering apprenticeships and delivering high quality training. They also deliver Assessor, Internal Quality Assurance qualifications and Initial Teacher Training.  They write resources for Awarding Organisations and are External Quality Assurers. As former Ofsted Inspectors, Sam and Anne also provide consultancy services to colleges and apprenticeship training providers to prepare for Ofsted inspections and monitoring visits.







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