ADULT CARE APPRENTICESHIPS END POINT ASSESSMENT
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 Worker and Lead Adult Care Worker. The approach to conducting End Point Assessments are set out as part of the ‘Assessment Plan’ for these standards and includes the following 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:
In the workplace, at an employer’s premises, subject to suitability
At GP Strategies Assessment Services external assessment centre
Remotely, 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:
How much does it cost?
Further information on Social Care Apprenticeships End Point Assessment.
GP Strategies Assessment Services has been approved by the government.