Become an Independent End Assessor

We are currently accepting applications from suitable candidates to become Independent End Assessors.

City & Guilds has been approved to deliver Independent End Assessments across a number of new Apprenticeship Standards.

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To deliver this service, we are now looking for suitably qualified people to become Independent End Assessors for the following Apprenticeship Standards:

  • Property Maintenance Operative
  • Golf Greenkeeper
  • Network Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Actuarial Technician
  • Investment Operations Administrator
  • Investment Operations Specialist
  • Insurance Professional
  • Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician
  • Dental Nurse
  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
  • Operational Delivery Officer
  • Infrastructure Technician
  • Investment Operations Technician
  • Insurance Practitioner

    The role of our Independent End Assessors is to assess apprentice competence against an industry specific standard.



    How we support our Independent End Assessors

    City & Guilds will provide introductory training sessions for all our new Independent End Assessors, informing you of our structure, policy and procedures, and regulatory requirements.

    We provide ongoing help and support to all our Independent End Assessors. We do this through a range of updates, webinars and briefings, to ensure you are kept up-to-date with quality assurance and qualification requirements.

    Our Independent End Assessors are contracted on an annual basis.

    Requirements for the role

    To become an Independent End Assessor, you must have recent experience of your chosen occupational route which demonstrates industry competence. You must also have a thorough knowledge of the occupation.

    Ideally, you will already possess an assessor qualification (Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment, Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, A1 or D32/D33).

    Other requirements

    Independent End Assessors are also required to have good IT skills and the ability to work with online reporting forms. Good organisation, communication and planning skills are also required.

    Our Independent End Assessors are responsible for maintaining their own Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to ensure competency is up-to-date, in line with qualification requirements.

    Role profiles

    Digital Industries

    Operational Delivery Officer

    Please note that the Operational Delivery Officer standard relates to a profession within the Civil Service and/or Local Government authorities. Due to its specialist nature the Operational Delivery Officer Independent End Assessor has a separate application form. Please find the link to this below.

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    Apply now

    To apply to become an Independent End Assessor, please download and complete all sections of:

    Independent End Assessor application form

    Operational Delivery End Assessor form

    Equal Opportunities form

    Email your completed forms to:

    If we have no vacancy for the role you have applied for, applications received will be kept on file for 36 months until a suitable vacancy arises.

    Application form guidance

    • Please complete all sections of the application
    • CVs are not accepted as an alternative to a completed application form
    • Your application will be delayed and may be rejected if the correct occupational qualifications and/or experience are not listed
    • Please ensure your completed application form demonstrates your occupational expertise for each apprenticeship you are applying to assess


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