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Become an Independent End-point Assessor

We are currently accepting applications from suitable candidates to become Lead and Independent End-point Assessors.

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

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To deliver this service, we are now specifically recruiting for suitable qualified people to become Independent End-point Assessors for the following Apprenticeship Standards:

How we support our Lead and Independent End-point Assessors

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

We provide on-going help and support to all our Independent End-point 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-point Assessors are contracted on an annual basis.

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions document for more information on these roles.

Requirements for the role

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

We would like to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Up to date, occupational industry experience which demonstrates industry competence
  • Proficient IT skills with experience of using key business software e.g. outlook, Word and Excel
  • Good organisation and planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Experience of producing published reports and feedback material
  • Availability to attend or manage key activities throughout the year
  • 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)

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

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

Lead and Independent End-point Assessor: application form

CPD record form

Equal Opportunities: application form

Equal Opportunities: what's it got to do with you

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
  • CV’s are accepted in conjunction with application forms to highlight necessary requirements
  • 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