EPA Spotlight: Hospitality Team Member

We do a lot of Hospitality Team Member EPA s, and it’s easy to see why. The Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Standard offers a versatile learning program that could lead any apprentice into an amazing career in the hospitality sector. We also get a lot of questions from our Employers about what’s involved in the […]

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Distinctions Go to Two Hair Professional Apprentices at The Link Academy

On March 20 2019, TQUK EPA passed two Hair Professional apprentices at The Link Academy with Distinctions! Benjamin Ward and James Garner were the first apprentices assessed by TQUK at The Link Academy, an independent work-based learning provider specialising in barbering. The Huddersfield-based organisation has provided bespoke training to their learners since 2011, and began […]

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Play the Game: EQA of EPA Needs a Common Set of Rules

This article originally appeared in FE News on 15 March 2019. Think of the last time you played a board game. Monopoly? Risk? Doesn’t matter. The important thing is that when you played, there were a set of rules that everyone had to follow if they wanted to play. Knowing the rules to a game […]

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The Apprenticeship Co-Investment Has Been Cut

This is big news for our employers. On 13 March, Phillip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, revealed in his Spring statement that small and medium-sized enterprises will get a massive boost for their apprenticeship programmes by announcing a £700 million package of reforms, to be implemented in April. From 1 April, non-levy-paying employers will have […]

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5 Cool Ways to Get Into a Good EPA Mindset

A good EPA mindset It can be tricky to get into a good EPA mindset. End-Point Assessment is the last test, the big cheese, the final frontier. During your EPA, you’ll be tested to make sure you have all the knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to take your career into the stratosphere. Nerves can […]

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The Great 8: TQUK EPA and PGL Partnership off to a Flying Start

We are delighted to announce that TQUK EPA has recently entered into a partnership with PGL after assessing and passing eight of their Hospitality Team Member apprentices! The apprentices, who joined PGL in 2017, underwent in-depth training programmes that lasted for more than 12 months and equipped them with all the fast-paced Hospitality skills that their […]

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How To Prepare for EPA

You’ve completed your Formative Study, received your qualifications and just passed Gateway. Now you have to prepare for your End-Point Assessment (EPA). It’s a big moment in your apprenticeship. But don’t worry – TQUK EPA has your back. Our End-Point Assessors conduct dozens of EPAs every month, and they see first-hand all the things that […]

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EPA Spotlight: Production Chef EPA Now Available with TQUK

TQUK’s exponential growth continues as we now offer End-Point Assessment for the Production Chef Apprenticeship! Production Chefs work as part of a team in time-bound and challenging kitchen environments. They must maintain excellent standards of hygiene as they produce food in high volumes from standardised menus and recipes. Some of their other duties include: Producing […]

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EPA Spotlight: TQUK Now Offers EPA for the Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship!

We’ve added another one to the books! TQUK EPA now offers End-Point Assessment for the Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship! Customer Service Specialists are the main professional in their organisation responsible for direct customer support. They act as a referral point for dealing with complex and technical customer queries, and also function as an escalation point […]

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4 Tips for Crushing Your Apprenticeship Application

If you want to jumpstart your career in 2019, then an apprenticeship is the perfect way to go! Not only do apprenticeships allow you to earn while you learn, but they also provide a cost free alternative to university, give you valuable work experience and a high chance that you’ll secure permanent employment. In fact, […]

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Calling all Freelance Assessors!

We’d like you to join The Hive! We’re looking for Freelance Assessors across a range of apprenticeship standards to help us provide excellent, fair and comprehensive assessment of our apprentices. If you have an assessor qualification and a minimum of two years’ experience in assessing then check out all of our standards below and get […]

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How to Hire an Apprentice

Hiring an apprentice is the perfect way to improve your business in 2019! As we’ve said before, hiring an apprentice brings a wealth of benefits to your organisation. 75% of employers reported that hiring an apprentice had improved the quality of their product or service while others saw a decrease in their turnover rates and […]

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We’re at an Even 30 Apprenticeship Standards!

With the recent additions of the Production Chef, Children, Young People & Families Manager and Children Young People & Families Practitioner Standards, we’re proud to announce that we now offer EPA for a nice, even 30 Apprenticeship Standards! We’ve come a long way from our founding, when TQUK EPA was approved to deliver End-Point Assessment […]

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We’re Hiring for Multiple Roles!

Do you have what it takes to join The Hive? TQUK EPA is growing at lightning speed, and we’re looking for more busy bees to join our team! We’re on the hunt for an EPA Assessor Coordinator and an EPA Health and Social Care Assessor/Trainer to hop on board as we continue to establish our […]

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How TQUK Can Help You

The new apprenticeship standards are designed to improve upon what’s gone before and help with the apprentice’s initial journey into their chosen career, before you know it, they’ll be on the road to success.

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