Independent End-point Assessors
Are you interested in assessing apprentice competence against an industry specific standard? If so a role as an Independent End-point Assessor may be for you.
We’re recruiting for suitable, qualified individuals to become Independent End-point Assessors & Lead Independent End-point Assessors for a wide variety of standards.
Our overview video above is a good way to introduce yourself to the exciting opportunity of becoming an Independent End-point Assessor and/or a Lead Independent End-point Assessor.
The video is delivered by current individuals doing these roles, and covers key themes such as overviewing the role, the skills, qualities, experience required, how to complete your application, what the end-point assessments look like, the support and training offered by City & Guilds, and general FAQs.
To maintain customers’ trust in our rigorous assessment, we want people with the right background and then we make sure we give them the training and support to do well.
Support for your training
We’ll provide introductory training sessions for all our new Independent End-point Assessors, giving you the structure, policy and procedures, and regulatory requirements.
We provide on-going help and support to all our assessors with updates, webinars and briefings. This will keep you up-to-date with quality assurance and qualification requirements.
As an Independent End-point Assessor, you’ll be contracted on an annual basis although it won't be possible to guarantee set amounts of work.
What we’re looking for
- Have no connections with the assessment centre and/or apprentice (to maintain objectivity)
- Have current technical or occupational understanding in areas being assessed
- Are fully conversant with the standards and criteria being assessed
- Be able to demonstrate the occupational competency, required qualifications and criteria as detailed in the apprenticeship standard person specifications (see above)
- Have experience in interviewing techniques
- Can work independently
- Have good time management skills
The role of our Independent End-point Assessors is to assess apprentices against industry-specific competences.
We want to hear from you if you:
Our Independent End-point Assessors are responsible for maintaining their own continuing professional development (CPD) to ensure competency is up-to-date, and in line with qualification requirements.
Independent End-point Assessor Personal Specifications
- Autocare Technician
- Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
- Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
- Beauty Therapist
- Nail Technician
- Gas Engineer
- Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician
- Actuarial Technician
- Business Administrator
- Customer Service Practitioner
- Customer Service Specialist
- Insurance Practitioner
- Insurance Professional
- Investment Operations Administrator
- Investment Operations Specialist
- Investment Operations Technician
- Operational Delivery Officer
- Chef De Partie
- Commis Chef
- Hospitality Supervisor
- Hospitality Team Member
- Senior Chef Production Cooking
- Advanced Carpentry
- Carpentry and Joinery
- Property Maintenance Operative
- Cyber Security Specialist
- Digital Marketer
- Infrastructure Technician
- Network Engineer
- Software Developer
- Unified Communication Technician
- Engineering Fitter L3
- Engineering Operative L2
- Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician
- Metal Fabricator L3
- Hair Professional
- Adult Care Worker
- Assistant Practitioner Healthcare
- Dental Nurse
- Healthcare Support Worker
- Healthcare Assistant Practitioner
- Lead Adult Care Worker
- Senior Healthcare Support Worker
- Forest Operative
- Golf Greenkeeper
- Horticulture and Landscape Operative
- Land-based Service Engineer
- Chartered Manager
- Operations Department Manager
- Senior Leader
- Team Leader Supervisor
- Rail Engineering Operative
- Retail Team Leader
- Travel Consultant
For current IEPA and LIEPA vacancies, see our Associate Vacancies page.
If we have no vacancy for a role you’re interested in or your application is unsuccessful at first, we’ll keep your application on file for 36 months in case a suitable vacancy arises.
We don’t accept applications from training providers although individuals employed by, or working on a consultancy basis for, training providers are welcome to apply.
City & Guilds is approved to deliver independent end-point assessments across many new apprenticeship standards in England.