A Quick & Delicious Guide to Beef for Filet Mignon Day

It’s Filet Mignon Day, ladies and gentlemen! Mhh, a whole day dedicated to this delicious cut of beef. Who could ask for more? In assessing Commis Chef Apprentices, we see the care and dedication that goes into serving the finer cuts of meat like filet mignon. Commis chefs tend to be the most common starting […]

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EPA Spotlight: HR Support Standard Now Available with TQUK

The Importance of HR Every company has their employees, and HR professionals play an integral role in managing workers and upholding workplace culture. HR employees are responsible for a large range of tasks including recruiting new hires, maintaining benefits and payroll, mediating conflict and managing training and development. Effective HR management can create an inclusive […]

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Come Join Us and Adopt a Beehive!

Some Important News… TQUK is proudly Mancunian, born and bred, which is why we adopted the honey bee as the official symbol for our End-Point Assessment service. The bee has long served as the symbol of Manchester—it’s part of the Manchester coat of arms, which was given to the city in 1842, and the symbol […]

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Time for This EPAO to Lead: EQA, IfA and EPA in Apprenticeships

Leadership is the capacity to turn vision into reality. And right now, end-point assessment needs some leadership. For many months, the FE sector has voiced many concerns about the external quality assurance (EQA) of end-point assessment (EPA). In the most recent issue of Countdown, Mark Dawe, CEO of AELP, outlined the concerns of many employers […]

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Uncover the Mysteries of Multiple Choice Question Test Development at TQUK

You’ve taken a multiple choice test before, right? Of course, you have! They’re everywhere, from the multiple choice question tests we take in schools to the latest addictive Buzzfeed questionnaire. As an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) assessing apprentices, TQUK is responsible for creating a variety of assessment materials, including the test papers that apprentices will […]

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Creative Support drop in and catch up with TQUK

TQUK was very happy yesterday to receive a visit from our partners at Creative Support! It was great to have Janet Glentworth, Vocational Centre Manager, and Sophie Welch, Training and Development Assessor, at Dunham House in Sale. We showed them all our new facilities and discussed all our plans for the future.

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EPA Spotlight: Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Standard now available with TQUK

Working in a healthcare environment can be incredibly challenging. The sheer complexity and urgency of the job demands contributions from doctors, nurses, EMTs and support staff. One vital member of such a team is the Healthcare Assistant Practitioner. Assistant Practitioners respond to the real, immediate needs of patients while providing essential support to registered practitioners […]

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Funding Band changes on the horizon

The government recently conducted a consultation engaging employers and training providers on their concerns about apprenticeship funding.  The changes proposed during the consultation have resulted in a big shake-up of apprenticeship funding band rules.

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TQUK first to complete apprentice on Adult Care Worker standard

Training Qualifications UK and Creative Support are delighted to announce that we have helped the first apprentice in the UK through the new Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard. Sona Peskin, from Durham, became the first apprentice to complete the new Adult Care Worker standard after completing the final assessment component, a professional discussion on Monday […]

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Thinking About the Apprenticeship Numbers

On 17 May, the Times Educations Supplement and other further education publications reported another drop in apprenticeship starts for 2018. In February 2018, there were 21,800 apprenticeship starts – down from 36,400 starts in February 2017. These figures are provisional – more detailed data will be released by the government in November.

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End-Point Assessment: Crisis? What Crisis?

Remember that final scene in the 1969 Michael Caine movie The Italian Job, the perfect heist has been pulled off, they’re driving off into the mountains and then all of a sudden the gold bricks are hanging over the edge of a cliff? ‘Hang on a minute lads, I’ve got a great idea’ What Caine […]

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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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