End Point Assessment

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Wall and Floor Tiler

Wall and Floor Tiler

ST0368

30 months

Assessed Version: v1

Introduction

Wall and Floor Tilers prepare walls and floors for tiling, apply adhesive and cut and position tiles.

Occupational role

Wall and Floor Tilers operate in domestic and commercial properties undertaking all types of wall and  floor  tiling.  Premises  include  houses,  schools,  offices,  airports  hospitals,  factories  and construction sites. This is varied work; tilers utilise and install a wide range of ceramic and natural stonetiles  using  different  techniques.  Tilers  work  both  internally  and  externally;  they  work individually and/or as part of a team.

Funding

Maximum £9,000

Level 2

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 Wall and Floor Tiler.

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:

Knowledge Test

Consisting  of  50  multiple-choice  knowledge-based  questions  of  which  10  will  be  short scenario-based questions. The knowledge test will be closed book i.e. the apprentice cannot refer  to  reference  books  or  materials  and  is taken in the presence of an invigilator. The test may be Electronic or paper-based. Apprentices have 90 minutes in which to complete the test.

Skills Test

Apprentices  will  be  observed  by  an  assessor completing 2practical tasks:  the  tiling  of  a  wall area  and  tiling  of  a  floor  area.  During  or  after completion  of  the  tasks,  the  assessor  will  ask  a minimum of 6 set open questions to assess related underpinning knowledge. Observations are carried out over an assessment period of 12 hours over  2  days.  Apprentices  will  be  provided  with both written and verbal instructions on the tasks they must complete including timescales.

Professional Discussion

This takes place on a 1:1 basis with the apprentice and assessor and consists of a minimum of 15 questions  that  refer  to  evidence  in the apprentice’s portfolio  of  completed  work.  Professional discussion will take place over 45 minutes and the apprentice will be able to refer to their portfolio during the discussion.

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
  • completed a portfolio of work - to support the professional discussion

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