Briefing Paper 60: The 4 C’s - The areas of challenge for delivering EPA

Date published: 14.11.2018

  • Briefing Papers

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In discussions with our members, it is clear that the reality of delivering End Point Assessment (EPA) is starting to bite with both EPA organisations (EPAOs) and providers. Currently volumes are low and resource can be thrown at resolving issues – however this is not sustainable and following our discussions, we have listed the main areas that AELP members believe need resolving using four “C” headings

Creative and Design Sector Forum

Date published: 31.10.2018

  • Sector Forums
  • Member Exclusive Meetings

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Access meeting notes and presentations here.

Submission 56: AELP consultation response to the HE Commission’s Inquiry into degree apprenticeships

Date published: 30.10.2018

  • Submissions

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How do degree apprenticeships fit into the overall structure of tertiary (post-level 3) education and training, and is their formal relationship with other awards and pathways clear? Value for money has been a contentious subject for several years, particularly since the tripling of tuition fees by the Coalition Government. Moreover, higher education has been under the spotlight as the value of degrees both in terms of its quality and financial cost are being questioned more frequently.

EPAOs – Inclusive Best Practice: Reasonable Adjustments

Date published: 24.10.2018

  • Best Practice Guide

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Many of the new Apprenticeship standards make reference to reasonable adjustments but stipulate that you should refer to the EPAO Reasonable Adjustment Policy. Having carried out a review these differ and in some cases do not yet exist which does not give a valid, reliable and manageable approach to supporting individuals with support needs.

Pricing and Eligible Costs

Date published: 24.10.2018

  • Best Practice Guide

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There have been questions raised by providers and employers about what is included in an EPA price and what has to be paid for additionally. Furthermore EPAO members have been concerned that providers and employers do not realise the expectations as to who pays for what.

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