End Point Assessment
Construction Assembly & Installlation
Assessed Version: v1
This occupation is found in the construction sector. The broad purpose of this occupation is to use elements manufactured off site, installed and assembled in a construction site environment.
The apprenticeship consists of four optional routes:
- Pre-cast Concrete
- Timber Frame
- Relocatable Modular and Portable Buildings
- Permanent Modular Buildings
Typical job titles include precastinstaller, precast erector, slinger signaller, modular installer, concrete finisher, timber frame erector, modular and portable building operative, modular cabin fitter, modular building installer, timber framer, timber frame assembly operative, timber frame installer, structural insulated panels (SIP) installer.
Employers will set their own entry requirements.
The apprenticeship includes core knowledge, skills and behaviours required to undertake the work of a Construction Assembly and Installation Operative.
End Point Assessment
Overview of assessment
The end point assessment covers all of the skills, knowledge and behaviours in the Standard. It will take place using independent assessors appointed by QFI and the methods shown below:
Consisting of 45 multiple-choice questions of which 5 will be scenario based. It can be either electronic or paper-based and will assess the apprentices against the knowledge assigned to this assessment method, as shown in the apprenticeship standard. The test is taken in the presence of an invigilator and apprentices will have a maximum of 90 minutes to complete the test.
Observation with Questioning
Apprentices will be observed by an assessor completing work in their normal workplace. The observation may be split into discrete sections of the core task and the option task held over a maximum of two working days and will take 10 hours in total. The assessor will ask open questions to assess the apprentices’ underpinning knowledge, skills and behaviours.
The interview is conducted on a one-to-one basis with the assessor and will consist of a minimum of 15 open, competence-based questions. The questions will focus on coverage of prior activity evidenced in the apprentice’s portfolio of evidence. Apprenticescan refer to their portfolio to illustrate their answers, however the portfolio evidence is not directly assessed. The interview will last for 45 minutes and apprentice’s will be assessed against the knowledge, skills and behaviours as set out in the apprenticeship standard.
Readiness for assessment
The employer will endorse progression to the end-point when satisfied that the apprentice is consistently working at or above the level set out in the standard, and the pre-requisite gateway requirements have been met with evidence to support these:
- achieved minimum level 1English and mathematics and taken the tests for level 2
- achieved Slinger and Signaller CPCS A40 qualification
- compiled a portfolio of evidence to underpin the Interview
This apprenticeship is graded by the independent assessor appointed by QFIand grades are either:fail, pass or distinction.
Why choose QFI
QFI is listed on the Register of Apprenticeship Assessment Organisations to assess this apprenticeship Standard. We have access to specialist, occupationally competent independent assessors. We will work with you to ensure that the end-point assessment runs as smoothly as possible providing support for any staff involved in the process. Contact us now to discuss your requirements firstname.lastname@example.org