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How is the Assessor job changing to an End Point Assessor role?

Gavin O'Meara, FIRP, FCIM, BA (Hons), CEO and Head of Digital, FE Careers and FE News

Looking for info on the changing role of an Assessor to an End Point Assessor? How will these changes affect your job role and delivery to learners? 

Don’t worry, we have you covered. We have collated some really helpful End Point Assessment (EPA) articles for you to keep you up to date, click here to see the full list.

Like the sector hasn’t been through enough change  already  the next big change on the horizon is the changing role of the Assessor into an End Point Assessment (EPA). We thought it would be helpful to collate a bunch of articles written by experts across the sector about the changing role of the Assessor through to End Point Assessment. 

Over the past year on FE News we have had a particular focus on how the Assessor job is changing into an End Point Assessor. Just in case you missed any of the articles, we thought it would be helpful to put a page together with a range of articles around End Point Assessment to help you prepare for the changes.

I want to become an end-point assessor – where do I start? by Tim Chewter, Head of Research & Communications, the Strategic Development Network (SDN) 

Assessors Face Unique Challenges Adjusting to the New EPA Rules by Kelle McQuade, Lead Business Development Manager, TQUK

The changing role of the assessor in apprenticeships by Hilary Read

Hilary Read also wrote a second really helpful article: Practical help for end-point assessors and on-programme assessor / coaches

Tim Chewter: Five ways to prepare your apprentices for end-point assessment

Alison Morris – Education and Training Foundation (ETF), Getting to Grips with End Point Assessments

Wilfred Wright, Things are changing for assessors

How to become an End Point Assessor, by Sam Sleight from Brooks and Kirk:

Richard Marsh back in November 2016: How might the move to End Point Assessment impact upon Apprenticeships?

Ros Letellier, Changes to apprenticeship assessment: life beyond the Regulated Qualifications Framework

We hope you have found these articles helpful. 

Gavin O’Meara, FIRP, FCIM, BA (Hons), CEO and Head of Digital, FE Careers and FE News

Gavin is a Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals and also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He has over 18 years recruitment experience. Gavin launched FE Careers and FE News back in 2003, since then FE Careers has gone on to consistently be the largest specialist job advertising site for the Further Education, Apprenticeship / Work Based Learning and Employability sectors with over 1,250 job adverts live per day with college jobs, independent training providers jobs and a range of vacancies with specialist FE Recruiters. FE Careers has been the digital recruitment channel for the sector for the past 14 years. 

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