What does this End Point Assessment involve?

This End Point Assessment measures the skills, knowledge and behaviours of each apprentice against the Apprenticeship Standards for Adult Care WorkerLead Adult Care WorkerLead Practitioner in Adult Care and Adult Care Level 5. The approach to conducting End Point Assessments are set out as part of the ‘Assessment Plan’ for these standards and includes the following requirements:

Adult Care Apprenticeship EPA Requirements

When does the process begin?

Towards the end of the apprenticeship programme, there is a formal ‘Gateway’ review meeting with the employer, training provider and End Point Assessment organisation. This is to establish if the apprentice has achieved the level of knowledge, skills and behaviours for the Apprenticeship Standard, and is ready for the final assessment process. Once the Gateway review has taken place and all requirements are met, the End Point Assessment process begins.

Where does it take place?

End Point Assessment can take place either:

Green tick bulletIn the workplace, at an employer’s premises, subject to suitability

Green tick bulletAt GP Strategies Assessment Services external assessment centre

Green tick bulletRemotely, where appropriate

How is the End Point Assessment graded?

The final assessment and grading will be undertaken by the Independent End Point Assessment. The apprentice will be required to complete and achieve a minimum of a pass in both of the end assessment components. The final grade is decided by the following combinations of achievement:

Adult Care Worker and Lead Adult Care Worker

Adult Care Apprenticeship EPA Grading

Lead Practitioner in Adult Care and Leader in Adult Care

Leader Practitioner Adult Care Apprenticeship EPA Grading

How much does it cost?

End Point Assessment prices

End Point Assessment Social Care Pricing

Resits and retakes prices

Adult Care Apprenticeship EPA Prices



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