The End Point Assessment Interview

At the end of the apprenticeship, it’s time to complete the EPA interview, this is for you to discuss the evidence that you have submitted with someone that you have never met. The Independent End Point Assessor will ask you questions to gather an understanding of how you have gathered knowledge from your apprenticeship andContinue reading “The End Point Assessment Interview”

Hot Tips for a Portfolio!

Over the years of End Point Assessing, I have noticed many things that I have already mentioned in the previous posts. Today I am going to share with you what I expect from a portfolio. Initially, this is the first time I have met the learner and I would expect to see information to allowContinue reading “Hot Tips for a Portfolio!”

Portfolio Building

So, you are at the end of your apprenticeship and it has come to the point where you need to start to collate your portfolio ready for EPA! Your portfolio is your “Best Bits” of work to “Show Off” your skills in the workplace. An important thing to remember is that you have to showContinue reading “Portfolio Building”

Employer Reference for EPA

Many people have asked me over the years many questions about the employer reference, like: What is needed for an Employer reference? What type of detail is required?  How should it be written? How long does it need to be? As an employer who has mentored your apprentice from the beginning of their qualification, IContinue reading “Employer Reference for EPA”

Top Tips for Working from Home!

I have been working from home for many years and it is only the past few weeks where I have noticed a different set of distractions. Normally the washing machine coming to an end or the stack of pots to wash in the kitchen plays on my mind but at the moment I have aContinue reading “Top Tips for Working from Home!”

Worried about a virtual interview? See my top tips

Virtual Interview Tops Tips Shared As a End Point Assessor, I complete interviews with people virtually and I am sharing the important things to think about before an interview. Important things to remember before your interview: First things first – Make sure that everyone in the house/office space knows that you have an important interviewContinue reading “Worried about a virtual interview? See my top tips”