Completing Your Apprenticeship


Once you’ve completed your on programme training you will go through gateway. This is where we agree with you and your line manager that you have acquired the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Apprenticeship standard and are ready to undertake end point assessment.

End Point Assessment (EPA)

EPA is the process at the end of your program for you to demonstrate to a third-party assessor that you have acquired knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSB’s) throughout your training set out in the Apprenticeship standard.

The EPA will be carried out by an End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO). The EPAO is an impartial organisation which takes responsibility for the final assessment of the apprentice against the requirements of their apprenticeship.

Your assessment

During EPA, you will complete the following

You will have up to 10 weeks to write and submit a 4,500 – 5,500 word work-based project, based on a brief created by the End Point Assessment Organisation. Although you won’t begin writing this project until the assessment period starts, your tutor will have helped you to plan, prepare and practise your approach during the training phase.

You will deliver a presentation to an independent end-point assessor on your business transformation project. You would have worked on this with your coach so will be fully prepared. This can be done remotely – you will need a laptop or computer with a webcam and a suitable date will be booked with you and your employer.

This will be straight after your presentation with the same independent end-point assessor and will focus on obtaining details of your learning throughout the course.

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