Assessment Process 2018-05-01T15:41:14+00:00
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Gateway Review

Before the gateway review takes place the apprentice will need:

To have completed a programme of learning and formative assessment

To have completed their functional skills and other qualifications where applicable

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Gateway Meeting

Apprentice and employer present the case for EPA readiness to the Training Organisation.

Within 48 hours, post-gateway meeting, the Training Organisation submits the report to the End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO).

EPAO requires three possible assessment planning dates (no sooner than seven days after the gateway report submission).

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Assessment Planning

Assessment planning invoice raised

End-point assessor assigned within three days of receiving the gateway report

Assessment planning date booked

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Assessment Schedule

Assessment planning meeting takes place with the EPAO assessor

Assessment schedule agreed, all assessments need to take place within an 8-week timeline

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Assessment Undertaken

Assessments take place, as agreed in the assessment plan.

Note: cancellations can result in cancellation fees

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Assessment Feedback and Grading

Assessment grading and feedback is issued within 5 working days after the last EPAO assessment activity

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Grade Finalisation

Apprentice and employer have two working days to respond to feedback

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Notification of Results

Invoice raised for assessment activities

Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and relevant External Quality Assurance body (EQA) informed of the assessment outcome

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Certification

When the ESFA receives notification of a successful assessment from the Training Organisation and EPAO, the Apprenticeship certificate is claimed and sent to the Employer EPAO will issue a certificate of assessment

Re-sits, where required, will be arranged

Get in touch

If you have any questions on Professional Assessment or would like to hear more about the process, please get in touch.

0800 160 1899

info@professionalassessment.co.uk