Apprenticeship Assessment Plans - February 2017

Closed 10 Mar 2017

Opened 24 Feb 2017

Overview

Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The government is keen to ensure that a greater number of high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you to comment on Assessment Plan proposals submitted this month by employer groups, before a decision is made on whether to approve them for publication.

Whilst the nature and methods of assessment will differ between occupations, we require all Assessment Plans to focus on the end-point assessment process and do the following four things:

  • Explain what will be assessed (i.e. which skills, knowledge and behaviour listed on the standard, giving detail if needed)
  • Explain how the apprentice will be assessed (i.e. which method or range of methods will be used at the end of the apprenticeship to judge competency).
  • Indicate who will carry out the assessment (i.e. who will be the assessor(s) for each aspect of the end-point assessment) and who will make the final decision on competency and grading.
  • Propose quality assurance arrangements to make sure that the assessment is reliable and consistent across different locations, employers and training and assessment organisations.

The Assessment Plans submitted this month are:

  1. Baker
  2. Building Services Engineering Service and Maintenance Engineer
  3. Building Services Engineering Ventilation Hygiene Technician
  4. Chartered Manager
  5. Cyber Security Technical Professional
  6. Food Industry Technical Professional
  7. Land-based Engineering Service Engineer
  8. Land-based Engineering Technician
  9. Marine Engineer
  10. Road Transport Engineering Manager
  11. Thermal Insulation Operative
  12. Trade Supplier

A copy of the proposal will download when you select the one you want to comment on in question 4. If you would like to comment on more than one proposal you will be prompted to do so once you have finished responding to the first.

If you are interested in finding out more information about who is involved in the development of any proposal, including where relevant the professional body please contact apprenticeship.trailblazers@bis.gsi.gov.uk .

 

 

 

Why We Are Consulting

This survey invites you to comment on Assessment Plan proposals submitted this month by employer groups, before a decision is made on whether to approve them for publication.

What Happens Next

A new survey will be open for two weeks from the last Friday of every month, inviting feedback on all draft assessment plans that month.

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