EAL and Institution of Mechanical Engineers join forces to boost skills in advanced manufacturing and engineering
Industry awarding organisation EAL and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers are forging a new relationship to offer new End Point Assessment (EPA) services for apprentices in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector.
Introduced by the Government as part of a new standards process for apprenticeships, EPAs will require apprentices to complete a final presentation and interview to complete their apprenticeship. It must be carried out by a government approved organisation that is independent from the trainer. Previously most apprenticeships used a 'continuous assessment' model where they were tested regularly throughout their course.