Apprenticeship portfolios of evidence play a crucial role in end-point assessments (EPAs), enabling apprentices to systematically accumulate examples of their work, thereby demonstrating they have met the required standards. Portfolios are also important for training providers, who can prove through moderation that their EPA systems are robust and withstand scrutiny. With portfolios of evidence, both […]
End-point assessments (EPAs) are the pinnacles of the apprenticeship scheme, the opportunity for apprentices to demonstrate their competence and the knowledge, skills, and behaviours they have learned during their apprenticeship.
We are excited to announce the upcoming launch of EPAPro Essentials, our new low-cost EPA software solution for specialist & low volume EPAOs or new EPAOs just starting out. The software will be available from October 2021, and we are taking pre-order sales and enquiries now.
2020/21 was a difficult year for apprentices, with learning programmes interrupted and workplaces closed at short notice. With the pandemic in retreat in 2021, apprentices can look forward to resuming their training and undertaking assessments, before embarking on their chosen career paths.
When you’re investing in a new End-Point Assessment solution, it’s vital that you have confidence in the supplier. At Skilltech Solutions, we’re the UK’s leading edtech portal provider for End-Point Assessments (EPAs).
Investing in educational technology (edtech) can offer significant benefits to assessment organisations.
Accurate assessment of candidate performances during apprenticeship training is essential to provide a robust and trustworthy overview of their emerging skills and to infuse your organisation’s programmes with confidence. But the roadmap needs to be as streamlined and uncomplicated as possible to reduce the time spent on admin tasks and optimise the workflow of key […]
The conditions for entry on the official register of end point assessment organisations (EPAOs) changed in 2019, with important implications for how EPAOs are funded. The main change to be aware of is that the UK government has ceased funding apprenticeship standards that do not have an approved, registered EPAO in place. To be eligible […]
Assessment businesses have to fulfil strict criteria before being recognised as apprenticeship end point assessment organisations. The first step is to apply for entry onto the register of end point assessment organisations, a government-managed database that is consulted by employers and training providers when seeking out an EPAO. After this, the EPAO can advertise their […]
It’s April, which means one thing: The Annual Apprenticeship Conference 2021 (AAC) is coming, and our very own MD Ian Jarvis will be conducting a workshop on the first day of the conference, 26th April, from 12pm until 12:45pm!