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Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment (EPA) Level 3 - distance

Interactive online training via live Zoom

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1 week, Part-time
Level 3 Award - Level 3 Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment (Highfield)
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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.

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 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


Level 3 Award - Level 3 Award in Undertaking End Point Assessment (Highfield)

Regulated by Ofqual

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Highfield Level 3 Award in Undertaking End-Point Assessment (EPA) is for those who either want to become Independent End Point Assessors or for trainers who want to support their apprentices prepare for their EPA. This training is delivered online via Zoom by expert trainers who are all experienced Independent EPA Assessors. Zoom has excellent training capabilities that make it easy to join, start and collaborate across any device. The groups are small with a maximum of 6 delegates per session and this enables us to support you with your own specific apprenticeship standards.

Once you enrol, you will be sent some pre course reading. You will participate in two live online session via Zoom during the day or evening. For our weekend courses they are a 6 hour session on a Saturday 0930-1630. There will be opportunities during the online sessions for your trainer to observe your participation and record evidence of your competency to meet the requirements of the qualification.

Following each online session, you will be emailed an activity pack, this must be completed and emailed to your trainer. You will discuss and agree submission deadlines with your trainer.

You can choose day time, evening or weekend options. Daytime courses start every week and there are options every month to start evening or weekend courses.

  • Daytime 2 x 3 hour sessions - Monday 10am - 1pm and Thursday 10am-1pm of the same week
  • Evenings 2 x 3 hours sessions - Tuesdays 630pm- 930pm consecutive weeks
  • Weekends 1 x 6 hour session - Saturday 930am-430pm

We will cover:

  • Apprenticeship standards
  • Assessment plans
  • Effective gateway
  • How to prepare for End Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Common job requirements for an Independent EPA Assessor
  • methods used at EPA
  • How to write your EPA reports evaluatively
  • How does EPA grading work?
  • Feedback to apprentices and employers following EPA
  • Internal and External Quality Assurance of EPA

Following each session, you will complete a series of activities and knowledge questions. Your trainer is available via email or phone to support your learning and understanding. Once you have successfully completed your online Zoom sessions and your blended learning activities, you will have completed the qualification. Your qualification will be assessed, if you need to add further evidence, we will let you know and you will have the opportunity to resubmit, if required.

Your qualification will be Internally Quality Assured and we will claim your certificate from Highfield.

Who is this course for?

Highfield Level 3 Award in Undertaking End-Point Assessment (EPA) is designed for people who want to become End Point Assessors.

You do not have to hold an assessors qualification to achieve this course.


No formal entry requirements

This course is designed for assessors (TAQA or A1 Awards)/ IQA's/ experienced occupational experts to enable them to apply to End Point Assessment Organisations EPAOs to become Apprenticeship End Point Independent Assessors.

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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