Hair Professional PPE and Barbering Updates

Here at Training Qualifications UK, we like to make sure you’re kept aware of all the most important goings-on in the world of End-Point Assessment. With that in mind, this week we look at the use of PPE on the Hair Professional standard and new information about barbering.

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Barbering, Functional Skills and Assessment Flexibilities Updates

Please see below the latest End-Point Assessment update offerings: Hair Professional- Barbering Update! ESFA Update- Functional Skills- Level 2 “Attempt” IfATE update on Assessment flexibilities. Reminder- Lockdown restrictions – onsite assessments and continued use of alternative assessments. Hair Professional- Barbering Update! Last week we offered an update that we hoped to also resume EPA for […]

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Onsite Assessment and Hair Professional Standard Updates

With further lockdown restrictions easing over the weekend of 4th and 5th July, we wanted to update you on some matters relating to EPA, following on from our update last week Onsite Assessments Hair Professional Standard update Onsite Assessments A reminder that our primary method of assessment remains as remote. However, we are where possible, […]

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New Standards, Team Leader/Supervisor and Hair Professional Updates

As we reach the end of June, we have a few updates to share in relation to End-Point Assessment. New EPA Standard- Approved! Team Leader/ Supervisor Updated Assessment Plan Lockdown restrictions – onsite assessments and continued use of alternative assessments Hair Professional Standard update Children Young People and Families Manager Standard New EPA Standard- Approved! […]

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Functional Skills, ESFA Guidance, Frameworks and Hospitality Updates

As we draw May to a close please allow us to offer another weekly EPA update on the following subjects: Functional Skills- Calculated Results and EPA Sequencing ESFA guidance – updated on 19th May Apprentice Framework switch off New EPA Standards As well as, a further update and / or reminder regarding: Hospitality & Catering Standards […]

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Updates on Teaching Assistant, Customer Service and Hospitality Standards

The following information details the latest updates in relation to a few specific areas linked to our End-Point Assessment offer and the outbreak of Coronavirus. Teaching Assistant Standard – LIVE Customer Service Practitioner & Customer Service Specialist – Update As well as a further update and/or reminder regarding: Hospitality And finally to request: COVID-19 Apprenticeship […]

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Further advice and guidance during COVID-19

We’re always striving to keep you informed and up to date on key End-Point Assessment issues during the COVID-19 outbreak. This latest update details some positive steps forwards in relation to a range of End-Point Assessment delivery areas. Healthcare Standard- Approved Alternative Assessment Method to Observation LIVE Retailer- Approved Alternative Assessment Method to Observation Hospitality […]

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Updates on the impact of COVID-19 from the ESFA and IfATE

The below post features details of updates issued from both the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE)  about a number of topics:  functional skills requirements certificate Gateway evidence requirements break in learning/extension (and pauses in EPA) alternatives to observations Functional Skills requirements Previously, level 2 (intermediate) apprenticeships […]

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Joint Statement on Hair and Beauty Apprenticeship Standards

This is a collaborative statement from End-point Assessment Organisations within the hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy services sector. City & Guilds, VTCT and Training Qualifications UK have been working collaboratively and after much deliberation we have agreed by consensus that delay for practical observation is the only appropriate mitigation during the current COVID-19 situation for […]

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