End Point Assessment

Fenestration Fabricator

Fenestration Fabricator

  • Reference Code: ST0744
  • Level: 2
  • Version: 1
  • Duration: 18 Months

Introduction

This occupation is found in the construction sector. Fenestration refers to the design, construction, or presence of openings in a building it can include windows, doors, louvres, vents, wall panels, skylights, storefronts, curtain walls, and slope glazed systems.

Occupational role

Typical job titles include: Aluminium/uPVC Fabricator; Double Glazing Window Factory Fabricator; Fabricator; Production Operative; Windows/Doors Fabricator.

Funding

Maximum £6,000

Entry requirements

Employers will set their own entry requirements

Content

The apprenticeship includes core knowledge, skills and behaviours required to undertake the work of a Fenestration Fabricator.

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:

Multiple-choice Test

The test will be via QFI’s online platform in the presence of an invigilator and will be closed book. The test will consist of 40 closed response multiple-choice questions. 5 questions will relate to health and safety and 5 questions will relate to legislation, regulations and industry standards. 60 minutes are allowed for the test to take place.

Interview -underpinned by portfolio

Conducted on a 1:1 basis with an assessor and consisting of a minimum 8 open, competence-based questions. The questions will focus on coverage of key themes as set out in the assessment plan. Apprentices can refer to and illustrate their answers with evidence from their portfolio of evidence. The interview will take 60 minutes and may take place via video conferencing.

Observation with Questioning

The Apprentice will be observed by an assessor completing work activities in their normal workplace. The activities may relate to the same product or different products. The fenestration product(s) must be a window or door with opening sash. The activities will require the apprentice to select and use a range of machinery, equipment and/or tools. The observation takes place over 3 hours and apprentices will be provided with information on the format of the observation, including timescales prior to the assessment. An additional 45 minutes are allowed to accommodate a minimum of 10 open questions to be asked by the assessor after the observation is complete.

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 taken the tests for level 2
  • compiled a portfolio of workplace evidence to underpin the Interview

Grading

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

Professional Recognition

N/A

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