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Training Qualifications UK is now an approved End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO). 

TQUK was approved to deliver end-point assessment of apprenticeships by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) in April, 2017. We work with training providers and employers to provide the best possible assessment on the market at a competitive price.

Since our approval, we have created a brand new website completely dedicated to our EPA services and worked to grow the list of apprenticeship standards for which we have been cleared to deliver end-point assessment. See all our approved standards below.

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Adult Care Worker

Our assessors will test your apprentice in all the major knowledge, skills and behaviours. The assessment plan includes a situational judgement test and a professional discussion.

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Lead Adult Care Worker

This is the next stage up from the Adult Care Worker standard. Assessment for this standard includes a situational judgement test and a professional discussion, and the apprentice will be judged against all the knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined in the apprenticeship standard.

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Healthcare Support Worker

Assessment for this standard will include a multiple choice test, observation of practice, evidence portfolio and assessor interview. The knowledge, skills and behaviours assessed will include communication skills, health intervention skills, personal and people development abilities and more.

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Senior Healthcare Support Worker

Apprentices will provide healthcare support while leading a team. Knowledge, skills and behaviours learned will include health and wellbeing practices and management skills. Assessment will include a multiple choice test, an observation of practice, review of a learning journal and an assessor interview.

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Healthcare Assistant Practitioner AOHealthcare Assistant Practitioner

Healthcare Assistant Practitioner apprentices work at a level above Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprentices and will provide quality care to their patients as part of a wider team. Assessment activities include a multiple choice and short answer test, observation of practice and a reflective journal and interview. 

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Hospitality Team Member

Apprentices will be assessed against the industry-required knowledge, skills and behaviours and will include assessment activities based on their chosen specialism. Assessment will include an on-demand test, practical observation, business project and professional discussion.

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Hospitality Supervisor

Apprentices will need to master the knowledge, skills and abilities demanded of the hospitality industry while also leading a team. Assessment activities will include an on-demand test, practical observation, business project and a professional discussion. 

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Hospitality Manager AO

Hospitality Manager 

Hospitality Manager apprentices will learn all of the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to lead their team within a hospitality establishment, fulfil their business' vision and exceed customers' expectations. Assessment activities include an on-demand test, a business project and a professional discussion. 

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Commis Chef

Apprentices will learn all the ins and outs of the kitchen and catering industry, including culinary skills, food safety practices, people skills and business understanding. Assessment activities will include an on-demand test, a practical observation, a culinary challenge observation and a professional discussion.

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Chef de Partie AO

Chef De Partie 

A Chef De Partie apprentice will usually manage a small team of workers and run a specific section of the kitchen. They'll learn knowledge, skills and behaviours across areas including culinary, food safety, people and business. Assessment activities include an on-demand test, a practical observation, a culinary challenge project and observation and a professional discussion.  

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Production Chef AO

Production Chef 

Production Chef apprentices will learn all of the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to work as part of a team, creating food according to standardised recipes in time-bound environments. Assessment activities include an on-demand test, a practical observation and a professional discussion. 

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Senior Production Chef AO

Senior Production Chef

Senior Production Chef apprentices will lead a team to produce food in high volumes. Apprentices will learn culinary knowledge, skills and behaviours such as how to create dishes according to organisational specifications and act as a role model to their team. Assessment activities include an on-demand test, a practical observation and a professional discussion.  

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Business Administrator

Business Administrator apprentices will become invaluable members of any organisation, working across departments and learning the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the role, including IT, project management and adaptability. Assessment activities include a knowledge test, a portfolio-based interview and a project presentation. 

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Associate Project Manager AO

Associate Project Manager 

Associate Project Manager apprentices will develop great organisational, planning and management skills. Assessment activities include a presentation supported by a portfolio of evidence and a professional discussion supported by the same portfolio of evidence. 

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Learning and Development Practitioner AO

Learning and Development Practitioner 

Learning and Development Practitioner apprentices will learn how to identify learning needs, design training programmes for their business and evaluate the impact of learning solutions. Assessment activities include a work based project and professional discussion and a presentation based on a learning journal. 

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Learning and Development Consultant Business Partner AO

Learning and Development Consultant / Business Partner 

Learning and Development Consultant / Business Partner apprentices will find appropriate learning and development solutions that align with their business' strategic objectives. Assessment activities include a work based project with a professional discussion and a presentation and Q&A based on a learning journal. 

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Customer Service Practitioner

Apprentices will learn all the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed in the service industry, including customer knowledge, product and service knowledge, influencing skills, self-development and team working. Assessment activities include an apprentice showcase, practical observation and a professional discussion.

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IT Technical Saleperson AO

IT Technical Salesperson 

An IT Technical Salesperson apprentice will learn all of the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to effectively promote and sell technical products and services. Assessment activities include a summative portfolio, a synoptic project, an employer reference and an interview. 

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Customer Service Specialist AO

Customer Service Specialist 

A Customer Service Specialist apprentice will learn vital customer service skills to provide direct customer support for their company. Assessment activities include a practical observation with questions and answers, a work-based project supported by an interview and a professional discussion with a portfolio of evidence. 

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Team Leader/Supervisor

Team Leader/Supervisor apprentices will learn vital leadership and management skills, including project management, decision making and self-awareness. Assessment activities include a knowledge test, competency based interview, portfolio of evidence and a professional discussion relating to CPD activity.

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Operations/Departmental Manager

Operations/Departmental Manager apprentices will oversee entire departments and work across organisations, leading people and utilising project management skills. Assessment will include a knowledge test, a competency-based interview, review of a portfolio, a work based project with presentation and Q&A and a professional discussion covering CPD.

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Hair Professional

Hair Professional apprentices will learn communication and consultation skills, shampooing and conditioning and how to cut hair, along with hairdressing and barbering skills, depending on the stream chosen. Assessment activities include an observation of practice followed by an oral questioning.

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HR Support AOHR Support

HR Support apprentices will work on HR processes and provide valuable support to managers on HR issues. Apprentices will learn knowledge, skills and behaviours across areas including HR legislation, service delivery and problem-solving. Assessment activities include a consultative project and a professional discussion. 

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HR Consultant AO

HR Consultant/Partner 

TQUK’s EPA approval

TQUK was approved to deliver end-point assessment of apprenticeships by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) in September, 2016. We work with training providers and employers to provide the best possible assessment in the market at a competitive price. TQUK is listed on the Register of End-Point Assessment Organisations.

Since our approval date, the number of apprenticeship standards for which we have been cleared to deliver end-point assessment services has grown – and will only continue to grow.

Benefits of Working with TQUK

There are many benefits to working with TQUK, including free standarisation training for on-programme assessors, apprentice/employer/training provider support materials and a purpose-built EPA management system.

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Standards

Adult Care Worker

Our assessors will test your apprentice in all the major knowledge, skills and behaviours. The assessment plan includes a situational judgement test and a professional discussion.

Lead Adult Care Worker

This is the next stage up from the Adult Care Worker standard. Assessment for this standard includes a situational judgement test and a professional discussion, and the apprentice will be judged against all the knowledge, skills and behaviours outline din the apprenticeship standard.

Healthcare Support Worker

Assessment for this standard will include a multiple choice test, observation of practice, evidence portfolio and assessor interview. The knowledge, skills and behaviours assessed will include communication skills, health intervention skills, personal and people development abilities and more.

Senior Healthcare Support Worker

This role will require apprentices to provide high-quality, compassionate healthcare support while also leading a team. Assessment will include a multiple choice and short answer test, an observation of practice, review of a learning journal and an assessor interview. Areas of knowledge, skill and behaviours will include health and wellbeing, person centred care and support, duty of care and candour, safeguarding and communication. Appropriate assessment activities will also be arranged for the apprentice's chosen specialism.

Hospitality Team Member

Apprentices undertaking this apprenticeship will be assessed against the industry-required knowledge, skills and behaviours, and will include assessment activities based on their chosen specialism. Assessment will include an on-demand test, practical observation, business project and a professional discussion.

Hospitality Supervisor

Apprentices will need to master the knowledge, skills and abilities demanded of the hospitality industry while also leading a team. Assessment activities will an on demand test, practical observation, business project and a professional discussion.

Commis Chef

Apprentices will learn all the ins and outs of the kitchen and catering industry, including culinary skills, food safety practices, people skills and business understanding. Assessment activities will include an on demand test, a practical observation, a culinary challenge observation and a professional discussion.

Business Administrator

Business Administrator apprentices will become invaluable members of any organisation, working across departments and learn the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the role, including IT, record and document production, project management skills, relevant regulation, stakeholders, adaptability and responsibility. Assessment activities include a knowledge test, a portfolio-based interview and a project presentation.

Customer Service Practitioner

Apprentices will learn all the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed in the service industry, including customer knowledge, product and service knowledge, influencing skills, self development and team working. Assessment activities include an apprentice showcase, practical observation and a professional discussion.

Team Leader/Supervisor

Team Leader/Supervisor apprentices will learn vital leadership and management abilities, including, managing people, building relationships, project management, decision making and self awareness and self-awareness. Assessment activities include a knowledge test, a structured competency based interview, assessment of a portfolio of evidence and a professional discussion relating to CPD activity.

Operations/Departmental Manager

Operations/Departmental Manager apprentices will be able to oversee entire departments and work across organisations, assimilating knowledge, skills and behaviours including operational and project management, finances, leading people, decision making and professionalism. Assessment activities will include a knowledge test, structured competency based interview, an assessment of a portfolio of evidence, a work based project including a presentation with Q&A session and assessment of a CPD log combined with a professional discussion.

Hair Professional

Hair Professional Apprentices will learn all there is to know about working in a hair care context, including communication and consultation skills, shampooing and conditioning, cutting hair, hairdressing skills including perming hair, applying hair extension and hair relaxing treatments and colouring hair and barbering techniques, including treatment of the hair and scalp, cutting facial hair into shape and shaving services. Assessment activities include a observation of practice followed by an oral questioning.

HR Consultant/Partner apprentices will learn all of the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to provide tailored HR advice and solutions to business challenges. Assessment activities include a consultative project and a professional discussion. 

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Retailer AORetailer

Retail apprentices can work in a variety of retail establishments and will learn knowledge, skills and behaviours across areas including marketing, brand reputation and merchandising. Assessment activities include an on-demand test, a practical observation and a professional discussion.  

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Retail Team Leader AORetail Team Leader 

Retail Team Leader apprentices will learn all of the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to guide and coordinate their team, deliver exceptional customer service, drive sales and maintain business standards. Assessment activities include an on-demand test, a retail business project and a professional discussion. 

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Retail Manager AORetail Manager

Retail Manager apprentices will learn important knowledge, skills and behaviours including how to manage the customer experience, lead their team to achieve business objectives and analyse financial reports. Assessment activities include a written exam, a retail business project and a professional discussion. 

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Teaching Assistant AOTeaching Assistant 

Teaching Assistant apprentices will support their class teacher to enhance pupils' learning. They will learn how to develop strategies for support and help pupils make good progress. Assessment activities include a practical observation with a question and answer session and a professional discussion with a portfolio of evidence. 

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Children Young Poeple and Families Practitioner AOChildren, Young People and Families Practitioner 

Apprentices will work with a range of people and learn all of the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to help achieve positive and sustainable change in the lives of children, young people and families. Assessment activities include a practical observation and a competence interview with an accompanying portfolio of evidence. 

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Children Young People and Families Manager AOChildren, Young People and Families Manager 

Apprentices will learn all of the vital knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to ensure direction and alignment within their organisation that will help deliver improved outcomes for children, young people and families. Assessment activities include a situational judgement test and a competence interview. 

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