Business Administrator Level 3. (V1.0)
End-Point Assessment (EPA) is the final assessment for an apprentice. An apprentice cannot achieve their apprenticeship without passing the End-Point Assessment.
EPA is an opportunity for an apprentice to showcase what they have learnt during their apprenticeship for a Business Administrator. This assessment includes a knowledge test, portfolio-based interview and project presentation.
End-Point Assessment for a Business Administrator Level 3 can be carried out remotely or face-to-face.
Gateway requirements for a Business Administrator Level 3 apprentice includes:
Evidence the apprentice has achieved Level 2 maths and English
Demonstrated on the job IT Skills
Completion of a project or process improvement
Apprentices will be given 60 minutes to answer 50 multiple choice questions. This test is delivered online and will be invigilated by an NQual representative.
The apprentice’s portfolio will provide the structure to the interview, therefor the apprentice will need to discuss their performance over the apprenticeship. The interview should last between 30-45 minutes and will be scored out of 100.
The apprentice will deliver a presentation on a project or process they have improved. The presentation will last 15 minutes and will be followed by a 15 minute Q&A.
Apprentices will achieve an overall grade, Distinction, Pass or Fail for their End-Point Assessment. For an apprentice to gain a minimum Pass, they will need to achieve all pass criteria. For an apprentice to gain a Distinction, all Pass and Distinction criteria must be met.
These results will be communicated within 10 days of assessment. Should a learner need to retake either or both assessment methods this will take place within 6 months of initial assessment.