Coaching Professional Level 5. (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 time on programme. This assessment includes a knowledge test, observation with questions and answers and Interview supported by portfolio of evidence.
End-Point Assessment for Coaching Professional Level 5 can be carried out remotely or face-to-face.
Gateway requirements for a Coaching Professional Level 5 apprentice are:
Evidence the apprentice has achieved Level 2 maths and English
Completion of portfolio of evidence
Apprentices will be given 90 minutes to answer 40 multiple choice questions. This test is completed online and will be invigilated by a NQual representative.
Observation with Question and Answers
Apprentices will be observed carrying out two, one hour long coaching sessions with different individuals, followed by a 20 minutes question and answer session. The observations can be spilt over one working day.
Interview Supported by a Portfolio of Evidence
Apprentices will be interviewed by an Independent End-Point Assessor for 60 minutes, using a minimum of 9 questions. The apprentice can refer to the portfolio of evidence during this interview.
Apprentices will achieve an overall grade, Distinction, Pass or Fail for their End-Point Assessment. 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 3 months of initial assessment.