Apprenticeship toolkit

Open to interpretation

Assessment plans vary greatly in terms of how specific they are. The range of end point assessment elements includes:

  • Portfolio
  • Project
  • Structured interview
  • Apprentice showcase
  • Practical observation
  • Professional discussion
  • Self-Assessment
  • Situational judgement test
  • Written submission/exam

Providers have a role to play in demonstrating to EPA organisations how innovation and creativity can be applied to demonstrating apprentices have met the required standard.

Even seemingly traditional approaches such as an exam can be open to different interpretations. It may not mean a traditional closed book exam. It could be open book, could be completed over a longer period of time than a two-hour sitting, could use media other than text …