• Participate in and complete on-programme training.
  • Undertake the 20% off-the-job training as arranged by the employer and training provider.
  • Understand the purpose and importance of End-point Assessment.
  • Undertake the End-point Assessment including meeting all gateway requirements.


  • Work with the training provider to support the apprentice in the workplace and to provide the opportunities for the apprentice to develop knowledge skills and behaviours listed in the occupational standard.
  • Arrange and support a minimum of 20% off-the-job training to be undertaken by the apprentice.
  • Select the End-point Assessment Organisation and training provider.
  • Ensure the apprentice is well-prepared for the End-point Assessment.
  • Decide when the apprentice is working at or above the occupational standard and so is ready for End-point Assessment.
  • Ensure that all supporting evidence required at the gateway is submitted in accordance with this End-point Assessment plan.
  • Ensure the apprentice is given sufficient time away from regular duties to prepare for, and complete all post-gateway elements of the End-point Assessment.
  • Remain independent from the delivery of the End-point Assessment.
  • Provide access to any documents required to carry out the End-point Assessment.
  • Ensure that the End-point Assessment is scheduled with the End-point Assessment Organisation for a date and time which allows appropriate opportunity for the apprentice to meet the knowledge, skills and behaviours.
  • Pass the certificate to the apprentice upon receipt from the Apprenticeship Service.

Training Provider

  • Work with the employer and support the apprentice during the off-the-job training to provide the opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours listed in the occupational standard.
  • Conduct training covering knowledge, skills and behaviour requirements.
  • Monitor the apprentice’s progress.
  • Advise the employer, upon request, on the apprentice’s readiness for End-point Assessment.
  • Remain independent from delivery of the End-point Assessment.

End-point Assessment Organisation

  • Have no direct connection with the apprentice, their employer or training provider.
  • Make all contractual arrangements, including agreeing the price of the End-point Assessment.
  • Confirm the gateway requirements have been met and the End-point Assessment is begun as quickly as possible.
  • Arrange for the End-point Assessment to take place, in consultation with the employer.
  • Ensure that the apprentice has access to the required resources for the End-point Assessment and liaise with the employer to agree this if necessary.
  • Verify the identity of the apprentice being assessed.
  • Appoint suitably qualified and competent independent assessors to deliver the End-point Assessment in-line with the End-point Assessment plan, make all grading decisions and record and report all assessment outcome decisions for each apprentice in a timely manner.
  • Provide details of the independent assessor’s name and contact details to the employer.
  • Appoint administrators and invigilators to administer the End-point Assessment.
  • Manage invigilation of apprentices in order to maintain security of the assessment in line with the End-point Assessment Organisation’s malpractice policy.
  • Have, and apply appropriately, an End-point Assessment appeals process.
  • Request certification via the Apprenticeship Service upon successful achievement of the End-point Assessment.
  • Have policies and procedures for internal quality assurance (IQA), and maintain records of regular and robust IQA activity and moderation for external quality assurance (EQA) purposes.