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AWARD IN UNDERTAKING END POINT APPRENTICESHIP ASSESSMENT (EPA) LEVEL 3 - MANCHESTER

Level 3 Highfield Accredited Award


Best For Training Ltd

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Study method
Blended (classroom and online)
Duration
1 Day, Part-time
Qualification
Level 3 Award Level 3 Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment (Highfield)
60 CPD points / hours
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Location & dates

Location
Start date
End date
10/10/2019
10/10/2019

End date: 10/10/2019

Additional info: 9.30 - 4.30pm Hot lunch and tea & coffee included Central location, near Manchester city train station

Address
The Principal Hotel Manchester
Oxford Road
MANCHESTER
Lancashire
M607HA

Overview

Best for Training is the leading UK provider of the Highfield Level 3 Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment with 5 star reviews for their training.

Best for Training are proud to announce that our Level 3 Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment qualification has received Assured CPD status from The Assessors Guild, which is a benchmark of quality.

** 10% discount on this course for any member of the Assessors Guild **


There is a great demand for Independent Assessors to undertake apprenticeship End Point Assessments. With an estimated 500,000 EPA taking place every year from 2020(FE Week Sept 2018) 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, trainer or IQA looking to expand their employment prospects.


Highfield Level 3 Award in Undertaking End-Point Assessment (EPA) is designed for people who want to become End Point Assessors. The Government aims for three million apprentices and every one needs an end point assessment which means there will be a great demand for End Point Assessors. There are apprentices across every sector of employment so if you have excellent occupational competence and are looking for a new opportunity this could be the perfect qualification for you.

Do you deliver the new apprenticeship standards?


Are you confident in preparing your apprentices for the End Point Assessment?


This training will provide you with the information you need to plan appropriately for your apprentices and help them succeed. Many colleges and training providers are investing in this valuable CPD opportunity for their staff.


The Level 3 Award in End Point Assessment consists of one unit with five learning outcomes.
Unit: The Principles and Practices of End Point assessment

  • Understand the principles and practices of end-point assessment as part of an apprenticeship standard
  • Understand different types and methods of end-point assessment
  • Know how to plan end-point assessments in line with the apprenticeship standard and assessment plan
  • Be able to make end-point assessment decisions
  • Understand quality assurance of the end-point assessment process


Please note, this course is also being delivered in:

  • London
  • Leeds
  • Midlands - Birmingham & Daventry
  • Manchester
  • Bristol


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Qualification

Level 3 Award Level 3 Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment (Highfield)
60 CPD points / hours

Description

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 delivered by the following method:

Part 1 - Before you attend the training, you will receive resources and a short question and answer assignment to complete before the training. You will have email contact with the tutors to give you guidance and support. This will demonstrate your understanding and knowledge.

You will email the completed assessment back to your tutor for assessment and feedback. This must be submitted within 10 days following the face-to-face event. If additional evidence is required, you must submit this within 10 working days.

Part 2 - You will attend the face-to-face training day and this will include:

  • Information about End Point Assessment and Apprenticeships
  • How to conduct End Point Assessmnets
  • Grading of End Point Assessments
  • Providing feedback
  • Quality Assurance processes

As part of your qualification, you will demonstrate your skills by taking part in paired activities during the day.

On successful completion of Part 1 and 2, your qualification will be complete and your certificate will be claimed from the Awarding Organisation.

Trainers

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.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for assessors (TAQA or A1 Awards)/ experienced occupational experts to enable them to apply to End Point Assessment Centres to become Apprenticeship End Point Assessors.

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.

It is also suitable for existing Independent EPA Assessors who would like to accredit their skills.

Why not join the Facebook group EPA End Point Independent Assessors For Apprenticeships and join a growing community of professionals?

Requirements

This course is designed for assessors (TAQA or A1 Awards)/ experienced occupational experts to enable them to apply to End Point Assessment Centres to become Apprenticeship End Point Assessors.

It is also suitable for existing Independent EPA Assessors who would like to accredit their skills.

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.

Career path

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. This is a fantastic development opportunity for any assessor looking to expand their employment prospects.

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