We are delighted to announce that PAL has recently been approved to deliver end-point assessment for the fantastic new Digital Learning Designer apprenticeship. PAL contributed to the development of the standard from an early stage, so we were keen to be considered for approval from the outset. We encourage training providers planning to deliver Digital Learning Designer, be they existing [...]
The Association of Apprentices and Investors in People are hosting a fantastic and free event for apprentices. Read on to find out how to get involved: Attention all current and recently completed apprentices: Looking for an opportunity to enhance your professional skills while having a great time? The Association of Apprentices and Investors in People are thrilled to invite you [...]
PAL is please to announce that we will be exhibiting at the AELP conference on the 26th and 27th of June 2023. We will be at stand 12 for both days sharing information about our latest offer and discussing apprenticeships, end-point assessment and funding compliance. If you're at the conference, please do come and say hello!
Free Webinar events! Book now.Join us for a free webinar to explore the Early Years assessment plans!Following PAL's successful launch of EPA for the Early Years suite of standards at the beginning of the year, we will be offering two free webinars for training providers and employers.These sessions are aimed at those involved in delivering the Early Years apprenticeship standards.The [...]
With so many apprenticeship assessment plans, each with their own individual requirements and nuances, it can be very difficult for training providers delivering a range of apprenticeship standards to remember the specific EPA requisites for each one.PAL understands that this can be confusing, and that delays to assessment may occur when mandatory requirements are not met, which could be frustrating [...]
PAL's Compliance team has now been able to access the latest ESFA audit working papers. Our expertise as auditors of ESFA-funded programmes has also enabled us to create a spreadsheet for training providers which identifies the changes compared to last year's working papers, and defines what will need to be done differently this year to meet audit expectations. The spreadsheet [...]
PAL's winter newsletter is now available, containing important information about Christmas and New Year service arrangements, plans for potential winter disruption, as well as the latest EPA news and a selection of insightful press articles from PAL Click here to read the newsletter!
Following our successful bid to be named Multi-Standard EPAO of the Year (SME) in the inaugural FAB EPA Award ealier this year, we are delighted to announce that PAL has been confirmed as a finalist for the FAB 2022 awards in the EPAO of the Year category. PAL is honoured to be short-listed alongside fantastic and esteemed end-point assessment organisations. [...]
We are very excited to announce that PAL is now approved to deliver end-point assessment for additional standards in other sectors. PAL is now able to offer EPA for the following apprenticeship standards: Early Years Practitioner Early Years Educator Early Years Lead Practitioner Customer Service Practitioner Customer Service Speicialist Since 2017, PAL has been refining its EPA offer and [...]
We are thrilled to announce that PAL has partnered with the Association of Apprentices (AoA), an apprentice-led community committed to supporting apprentices and organisations involved in apprenticeship delivery. The Association of Apprentices provides access to advice and guidance, helps apprentices build a lifelong professional network and creates opportunities for professional development. Apprentices that are registered with PAL will be eligible [...]
We are delighted to announce that PAL will be attending the AELP National Conference on the 27th and 28th of June 2022. Come and see our exhibition stand (stand 35) to find out about all of the latest exciting developments at PAL. In addition, Paul Kelly, PAL's Qualifications Director will be delivering a workshop on day one for conference delegates [...]
Further to our recent post about being shortlisted as a finalist at the inaugural Federation of Awarding Bodies EPA Awards, we are absolutely thrilled to share that PAL was judged to be the winner of the Multi-standard EPAO of the Year (SME) category. All category winners and those organisations judged as highly commended will be entered into the FAB [...]