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People Professional Level 5. (V1.3)



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 presentation with questioning, a professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio of evidence and an integrated assessment as part of the Diploma in People Management.

End-Point Assessment for People Professional Level 5 can be carried out remotely or face-to-face.


Gateway requirements for People Professional Level 5 apprentices are;


  • Evidence the apprentice has achieved Level 2 maths and English

Assessment Methods

Presentation and Questioning

Apprentices will deliver a presentation on a set subject to demonstrate competence within the following themes; ‘analytics and creating value’, ‘evidence-based practice’ and ‘insights focussed’. The 20-minute presentation will be followed by questioning lasting 30 minutes.

Professional Discussion Underpinned by Portfolio of Evidence

Apprentices will have a 2-way discussion with an Independent End-Point Assessor for 75 minutes, using a minimum of 7 questions on the following themes; ‘business acumen’, people practice’, ‘commercial drive’, ’culture and behaviour’ and ‘digital working’.

Integrated Assessment

This is the assignment for unit 5CO03 of the Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management and will be the final assessed unit for the qualification.


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.

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EPA Resources.

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EPA Pricing

Remote Delivery £1170pp

Face-to-Face Delivery £1300pp

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