Covid-19

Updated 07 May

Supporting customers –
Covid-19

We are working closely with education providers, employers and governments on assessment arrangements for 2021, and putting in place measures to support our employees, customers and stakeholders.

We appreciate that as your situation changes you will have many questions and concerns on delivery and supporting your learners and apprentices. From Technical Qualifications to Functional Skills and VRQs, we will be offering you guidance and support with the new alternative assessment arrangements for 2021.

Assessment arrangements 2021

Please view our latest update and guidance following the outcomes of the DfE and Ofqual consultation below.

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Vocational qualifications

Please find the latest updates and guidance for assessment arrangements for Vocational Qualifications for 2021.

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Functional Skills and Core Maths

New guidance relating to assessment approaches for 2021 including Teacher Assessed Grades.

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Remote Test at Home – interim solution for Functional Skills

Find out more about our interim Test at Home solution and the technical requirements.

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Centre/EQA declaration form

Online declaration forms.

Centre declaration form

EQA/Moderator declaration form

2020-21 Adaptations guidance

Please find the latest adaptations guidance on this page for the coming academic year.

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ESOL Skills for Life

Please read the latest update and guidance for ESOL here.

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Technical Qualifications 2021

Please find the latest updates and guidance for assessment arrangement for 2021.

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End-point assessment

For EPA customers - please read our guidance, FAQs and updates on this page, which will updated on a regular basis.

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Taking online tests at home

Updates on delivering City & Guilds E-volve tests remotely at home.

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TAG System guidance and generic forms

You’ll find all our system guidance and generic recording forms and template on this page.

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Government and regulator updates

A list of updates from DfE and Ofqual on 2021 assessment arrangements.

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Updates for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Latest guidance and statements for those delivering qualifications in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Vet Nursing (OSCE)

Two covid-19 secure OSCE series are planned for April and September 2021.

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Delivering on screen tests at an employer site

Guidance for the running of City & Guilds E-volve on screen tests.

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