Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standards
Introduction to End-Point Assessment
What is End-Point Assessment?
End-Point Assessment for Teaching Assistant
Our Role as the Independent Training Provider would be to:
• provide on-going training for the apprentice
• provide tools and processes to support the apprentice
• carry out regular reviews with the apprentice and employer
• advise the employer when the apprentice is ready to undertake the EPA
• work collaboratively with the employer on the KSBs of the apprentice
• deliver ‘off the job’ training
• work with the employer to ensure the apprentice stays on track with their learning.
The employer would:
• support ‘on the job’ training and offers relevant experience
• conduct reviews to monitor progress
• determine when the apprentice is ready to attempt the EPA
• perform observations of the apprentice, carried out by competent Teaching Assistants and HLTAs, Line Managers, Class Teachers and Mentors
• work with the training provider (where appropriate and applicable) to carry out a continuous review of the evidence generated by the apprentice as part of the on-programme assessment process
Your roll as the apprentice would be to:
• participate fully in your training and development
• actively contribute to their performance review
• contribute to the decision on the timing of their EPA
• meet all Gateway requirements when advised by your employer
• gather evidence from the on-programme training to support the Portfolio of Evidence and Professional Discussion.