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Inbound/Outbound Section Leader at Bakkavor Meals Wigan, recently completed his End Point Assessment (EPA) in Warehousing with OAL

Jonathan Scott, Inbound/Outbound Section Leader at Bakkavor Meals Wigan, recently completed his End Point Assessment (EPA) in Warehousing with OAL. Jonathan recalls being encouraged to do an apprenticeship by his area manager at Bakkavor. “…I wasn’t a manager at the time, but the area manager was keen for us to enhance our skills across the …

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OAL Support RWPN and ESFA to Enable EPA to Continue for Vital Standard

OAL recently worked in partnership with the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network (RWPN) in order to offer End Point Assessment (EPA) for the Rehabilitation Worker (Visual Impairment) Apprenticeship Standard. The Rehabilitation Worker (Visual Impairment) Apprenticeship Standard is vital for the development of rehabilitation workers, working with people at a difficult time as they lose their sight, …

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Nestlé Distinction Candidate chooses apprenticeship over degree

Joe Hughes, Supply Chain Practitioner L3 at Nestlé UK, recently completed his End Point Assessment (EPA) with OAL. Joe chose to do an apprenticeship when finishing college as he did not feel a degree was the right path for him to take, “…I wasn’t passionate about any subjects I could study as part of a degree …

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EPA Project Creates Return on Investment and Helps Secure Promotion.

  Ben Everingham, Improvement Technician Apprentice at Recipharm, recently completed his End Point Assessment (EPA) with OAL. Ben completed a business project as part of his EPA, this resulted in him being able to save Recipharm time and money, but Ben says it also contributed towards his promotion. “…The skills and knowledge I learned from …

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Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices

Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices Since August 2020 this service has supported hundreds of apprentices affected by redundancy but are still needing support to place redundant apprentices to enable them to complete their apprenticeships and find employment. Apprentices who have been made redundant already have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to add value to your …

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Our Covid-19 Update

OAL continue to follow the guidance implemented by the UK Government and review our approach to delivering EPA on a daily basis. Currently we are treating all EPA bookings as Remote, using the Covid-19 Adaptations as appropriate for each assessment plan. If you would like a Face-to-Face assessment please contact the Customer Service team, customerservice@oawards.co.uk in advance of submitting gateway and before booking your EPA. …

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