END POINT ASSESSMENT Standards

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Standards we End Point Assess

Carpentry & Joinery

On programme delivery

  • Minimum 12 months, typically 18 months

Gateway Requirements

  • Level 1 Maths and English and attempted Level 2 Maths and English
  • Level 2 NVQ in Wood Occupations – Site Carpentry or Architectural Joinery

Pre-assessment Meeting

  • 30 minutes maximum
  • Remote telephone or video conference
  • Explanation of the Assessments

Knowledge Test

  • 45 minutes
  • 35 questions
  • Online – face to face or remote
  • Results released within 10 working days

Skills assessment

  • 7 hours
  • Face to face at our assessment
  • Centre or provider assessment centre
  • Results released within 10 working days

Final Apprenticeship Grade

  • Fail, Pass, Merit, Distinction
  • Results released within 10 working days of final assessment result

Certificate

  • Sent from ESFA directly to employer
  • Usually received 30 days after final apprentice grade is released

Advanced Carpentry and Joinery

On programme delivery

  • Minimum 12 months, typically 12-15 months

Gateway Requirements

  • Level 2 Maths and English
  • Level 3 NVQ in Wood Occupations – Site Carpentry or Architectural Joinery

Pre-assessment Meeting

  • 30 minutes maximum
  • Remote telephone or video conference
  • Explanation of the Assessments
  • Apprentice, EPA

Knowledge Test

  • 45 minutes
  • 35 questions
  • Online
  • Invigilated under exam conditions. Laptop, wifi connectivity
  • Apprentice, Invigilator
  • Results released within 10 working days

Skills assessment

  • 7 hours
  • Face to face at our assessment
  • Centre or provider assessment centre
  • Results released within 10 working days

Final Apprenticeship Grade

  • Fail, Pass, Merit, Distinction
  • Results released within 10 working days of final assessment result

Certificate

  • Sent from ESFA directly to employer
  • Claimed 15 days after final apprentice grade is released

Wall and Floor Tiler

On programme delivery

  • Minimum 12 months, typically 12-15 months

Gateway Requirements

  • Level 1 Maths and English
  • Attempted Level 2 Maths and English Portfolio of evidence

Pre-assessment Meeting

  • 30 minutes maximum
  • Remote telephone or video conference
  • Explanation of the Assessments
  • Apprentice, EPA

Knowledge Test

  • 90 minutes
  • 50 questions
  • Online
  • Invigilated under exam conditions. Laptop, wifi connectivity
  • Apprentice, Invigilator
  • Results released within 10 working days

Skills assessment

  • 12 hours (over 2 consecutive days)
  • Face to face
  • Apprentices workplace or our assessment centre
  • Results released within 10 working days

Professional Discussion

  • 45 minutes
  • 15 questions, based on the portfolio of evidence
  • Face-to-face
  • Invigilated under exam conditions
  • Apprentice, EPA
  • Results released within 10 working days

Final Apprenticeship Grade

  • Fail, Pass, Merit, Distinction
  • Results released within 10 working days of final assessment result

Certificate

  • Sent from ESFA directly to employer
  • Claimed 15 days after final apprentice grade is released

On programme delivery

  • Minimum 12 months, typically 18 months

Gateway Requirements

  • Level 1 Maths and English
  • Attempted Level 2 Maths and English Portfolio of evidence

Pre-assessment Meeting

  • 30 minutes maximum
  • Remote telephone or video conference
  • Explanation of the Assessments
  • Apprentice, EPA

Knowledge Test

  • 90 minutes
  • 50 questions
  • Online
  • Invigilated under exam conditions. Laptop, wifi connectivity
  • Apprentice, Invigilator
  • Results released within 10 working days

Skills assessment

  • 3 x 6 hours (3 consecutive days)
  • Face to face
  • Results released within 10 working days

Professional Discussion

  • 75 minutes
  • 15 questions, based on the portfolio of evidence
  • Face-to-face
  • Invigilated under exam conditions
  • Apprentice, EPA
  • Results released within 10 working days

Final Apprenticeship Grade

  • Fail, Pass, Merit, Distinction
  • Results released within 10 working days of final assessment result

Certificate

  • Sent from ESFA directly to employer
  • Claimed 15 days after final apprentice grade is released

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Painter and Decorator

On programme delivery

  • Minimum 12 months, typically 36 months

Gateway Requirements

  • Level 1 Maths and English
  • Attempted Level 2 Maths and English Portfolio of evidence

Pre-assessment Meeting

  • 30 minutes maximum
  • Remote telephone or video conference
  • Explanation of the Assessments
  • Apprentice, EPA

Knowledge Test

  • 90 minutes
  • 50 questions
  • Online
  • Invigilated under exam conditions. Laptop, wifi connectivity
  • Apprentice, Invigilator
  • Results released within 10 working days

Skills assessment

  • 18 hours over 3 consecutive days days)
  • Face to face
  • Our assessment centre
  • Apprentice, EPA
  • Results released within 10 working days

Professional Discussion

  • 60 minutes
  • 15 questions, based on the portfolio of evidence
  • Face-to-face
  • Invigilated under exam conditions
  • Apprentice, EPA
  • Results released within 10 working days

Final Apprenticeship Grade

  • Fail, Pass, Merit, Distinction
  • Results released within 10 working days of final assessment result

Certificate

  • Sent from ESFA directly to employer
  • Claimed 15 days after final apprentice grade is released

Property Maintenance Operative

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Interior Systems Installer

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Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician

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Construction Site Supervisor

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Construction Site Manager

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