End Point Assessment

Demolition Operative

Demolition Operative

  • Reference Code: ST0615
  • Level: 2
  • Version: 1.1
  • Duration: 24 months


Demolition Operatives carry out the process of demolishing or part-demolishing structures ranging from standard brick and concrete buildings to bridges, industrial plants and power stations. It is a safety-critical role, utilising hand and power tools to carry out demolition work to strict operating procedures to ensure the demolition process is continuously and safely under control.

Occupational role

Demolition Operatives provide a support role in demolition projects and would typically be involved in a range of tasks, as part of a team and under supervision, including: using hand and power tools to remove internal parts of buildings such as doors, radiators and ceilings; using a range of heating and  cutting  equipment  to  burn  through  different  types  of  metals;  carrying  out  lifting  operations working with several types of lifting equipment ranging from hoists to cranes; being aware of the requirement to protect the environment and recycle materials.


Maximum £`18,000

Entry requirements

Employers will set their own entry requirements.


The apprenticeship includes the skills, technical knowledge, and behaviours required to undertake the work of a Demolition 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:

Practical test

This will consist of a practical assessment, completed in in a real work environment. During the practical test, the assessor will ask a series of 10 open questions, of which 5 will be safety-critical questions. Duration, approximately 4 hours.

Professional Discussion

This will take the form of a structured interview between the apprentice and the assessor and will consist of a minimum of 18 open question. Informed by the apprentices’ portfolio of evidence. Duration, approximately 1.5 hours.

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 1 English and mathematics and take the test for level 2
  • completed Portfolio of Evidence to support the Professional Discussion.


This apprenticeship is graded by the independent assessor appointed by QFI and grades are either: fail, pass or distinction.

Professional Recognition


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 leadassessor@qfiepa.org