End-point assessment

Training providers ‘feel inspired’ by OAL support

Employers’ EPA training providers report “feeling inspired” after receiving OAL support sessions. Oxfordshire based training provider Qube Learning particularly valued a session focusing on portfolios. Qube Learning’s Operations Manager Gayle Mansfield said: “I attended the session with little idea of what would be involved but left feeling inspired and a lot more prepared to [...]

2019-06-24T17:27:36+01:0027th June 2019|End-point assessment, Why OAL?|

WEBS Training achieves two EPA distinctions

WEBS Training Ltd has praised OAL’s guidance after the first two apprentices it trained achieved distinction grades in the Apprenticeship Furniture Standard. The company announced on its website: “Through hard work and dedication of all involved, we are proud to announce that the first two WEBS learners to go through the end point assessment [...]

2019-06-24T17:15:49+01:005th June 2019|End-point assessment|

The Senator Group valued OAL support

Furniture manufacturer The Senator Group also valued the support offered by OAL in guiding one of its apprentices who undertook an Apprenticeship programme for the Furniture Manufacturer Wood Machinist Standard. Lucy Woods, Group Training Officer at The Senator Group, said: “I would rate OAL’s support highly. OAL was the only provider who could act [...]

2019-06-24T17:17:16+01:0028th May 2019|End-point assessment, Why OAL?|

Single OAL contact paid off for Silentnight

One dedicated contact within OAL paid off for leading British bed manufacturer the Silentnight Group. The firm’s Training and Development Manager Julie Dix explained why the single contact made the EPA process straight forward and easy to navigate. “We received excellent support from Sue Morgan, OAL’s end-point assessment Delivery Manager. This was particularly important [...]

2019-06-24T17:18:47+01:0024th May 2019|End-point assessment, Why OAL?|

Success for Apprentices on Team Leader Standard

Awarding Organisation and End Point Assessment Organisation, Occupational Awards Limited (OAL), have recently completed a number of End Point Assessments (EPAs) for specialist training provider Didac, who have been delivering the Team Leader/Supervisor standard for timber experts James Donaldson & Sons Ltd. The Team Leader/Supervisor standard, which runs over two years, is an intermediate [...]

2019-06-25T09:52:02+01:0019th February 2019|Apprenticeships, End-point assessment, Leadership & Management|

Landmark for food manufacturing skills as OAL assessment confirms Premier Foods’ apprentices are first to make the grade

Five Premier Foods Apprentices have become trailblazers in the truest sense of the word by becoming the first ever to undertake End Point Assessment (EPA) for the Level 3 Advanced Food & Drink Process Operator Apprenticeship Standard. Following a comprehensive apprenticeship programme, which included extensive on-the-job and off-the-job training, specialist Food and Drink End [...]

2019-06-24T17:25:28+01:0031st October 2018|Apprenticeships, End-point assessment, Food & drink industry|

Furniture Manufacturer Apprenticeship Standard implementation workshop

As the only awarding and end-point assessment organisation offering the furniture manufacturer standards we take our responsibilities to support the industry very seriously. Therefore, in August we are running a free of charge apprenticeship standard implementation workshop, especially for the furniture industry. This is designed for those who are working either for furniture employers [...]

OAL approved to offer EPA for Improvement and SHE

Occupational Awards Limited is now approved to offer specialist EPA services for Safety, Health & Environment Technician, Improvement Practitioner and Improvement Technician This means we now proudly offer apprenticeship EPA services for the following 24 standards: Food and drink process operator Food and drink advanced process operator Butcher Advanced butcher Advanced dairy technologist Baker [...]