Working life has changed for almost everyone in the country, with remote practices now vital to help with self-isolation and social distancing practices. The world of Apprenticeships is no less affected by the coronavirus outbreak, with remote assessments now a vital necessity to keep Apprentices moving through to completion.Read More
The Department for Education (DfE) and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) issued further information about Apprenticeships during the coronavirus outbreak on 25th March 2020.Read More
The global outbreak of coronavirus has created a state of uncertainty for everyone up and down the country and around the world. We here at Training Qualifications UK are acutely aware of the impact this has had on the education sector and we’re deeply grateful to our centers, who have been active in engaging with […]Read More
As digital literacy becomes an increasingly important basic skill, End-Point Assessment practices should strive to both support and enable digital solutions.Read More
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) recently released updated guidance on the roles and responsibilities for apprenticeship Gateway and resits for End-Point Assessment.Read More
We are now live with the process changes we have been communicating over recent weeks. We are confident these changes will improve the experience for everyone involved and most importantly the Apprentice on their End-Point Assessment journey. An update of all the processes that have changed is below.Read More
The rewarding role of an End-Point Assessor: Find out how you can make a difference working as an Assessor.
Some might say that the role of an End-Point Assessor is the best role in apprenticeships. Training Qualifications UK’s End-Point Assessor Rachel Blood talks sense of achievement, flexibility with workloads and a company dedicated to supporting Apprentices. Oh and that she loves being an Assessor.Read More
We are always working on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our processes to improve the service we can provide to yourselves and your apprentices. We will be making the following changes and will send full details for each change over the coming weeks to help you better understand them. There are changes to Gateway […]Read More
Season’s greetings from Training Qualifications UK. We hope that you are all in the Christmas spirit and preparing for a well-earned break with family and friends. Before we all crack open the mulled wine and break out into sudden and uninterruptible carolling we have a few key announcements in the lead up to the office closing […]Read More
In July the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education published its highly anticipated and long sought after EQA framework. An attempt to standardise the activities of numerous EQA bodies and improve consistency in practice across the developing End-Point Assessment and Apprenticeship sector, there’s just one problem…Read More
Functional Skills are an integral part of delivering apprenticeships in the UK. If you’re an employer employing an Apprentice or a Training Provider training an Apprentice, you will have seen them listed as requirements on the apprenticeship standards. No matter which apprenticeship you are delivering, your Apprentice will need to provide evidence that they have […]Read More
‘The apprenticeship route was the natural choice for me’ – EPA distinction Apprentice Chloe Jackson talks Hair apprenticeship with TQUK.
In July, Training Qualifications UK was happy to learn that the Link Academy had earned not one, but two more End-Point Assessment distinctions on the Hair Apprenticeship Standard. One of those apprentices was hair-stylist-to-be Chloe Jackson.Read More
Being an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) and working with a range of different External Quality Assurance bodies (EQA) can often feel like playing on a football team where all the players are doing their own thing, writes TQUK End-Point Assessment Director Kelle McQuade. The striker is pacing back and forth, the centre-backs are running in […]Read More
The Institute for Apprenticeships has signed off another 17 apprenticeship standards after they were put through a funding review, with four standards which TQUK are approved to deliver End-Point Assessment for changing.Read More