Engineering Fitter EPA (9335)

Last Updated: 03 Dec 2019

Product code 9335

Coming Soon
Registrations will be open from 1st December 2020

The level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship is designed for apprentices looking for a career in constructing, assembling and manufacturing machinery.  An Engineering Fitter will use machinery and equipment to manufacture complex small volume of high value components.  They will have experience of electronic, electrical, mechanical, control systems and pipefitting tasks or could be multi-skilled. 

Typical roles include Engineering Fitter, Mechanical Fitter, Electronic Fitter, Pipe Fitter, Controls and Systems Fitter.

For more information about the Engineering Fitter Apprenticeships, view our handy factsheets in the ‘documents’ tab under the ‘Additional documents’ tab.  

Summary of our offer:

1. Our resources for our Engineering Fitter Apprenticeships will give you the guidance you need to support apprentices through their on-programme learning, build their confidence and competence to ensure a quality learning experience in preparation for End Point Assessment (EPA).  

2. We are on the register of end-point assessment organisations for Engineering Fitter Apprenticeships.  Our high-quality, rigorous EPA can be delivered at a convenient time for your apprentice.  As part of our EPA service we provide a suite of guidance documents and preparation tools to get your apprentices ready for EPA. 

On-programme

City & Guilds has designed innovative and flexible delivery content that will equip apprentices with the competence and confidence to perform their best in assessment.  Including;

• Mandatory qualifications:  On-programme for this apprenticeship is a period of learning, development and assessment structured using mandatory qualifications or relevant Internationally Recognised certificates (as laid out in the Standard and Assessment Plan). Our qualification is:

•  4515-03 Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

This qualification was developed to meet the requirements of the respective apprenticeship standards and are based on the Knowledge Modules set out by the Employer Group.

• Apprenticeship training manual: Our apprenticeship training manual (ATM) guides tutors and apprentices through a range of practical tasks mapped to the standard, allowing apprentices to track progress and record evidence of their learning as they go. Tasks are mapped to maths & English requirements, developing knowledge and skills in a real working environment.

• Sample knowledge tests: We provide sample of the on-programme knowledge tests to use with apprentices for formative assessment.  The pack includes the question paper and answers that are similar in size and requirements to the live papers.

• Induction learning content: Extensive content including handouts and e-learning modules meets the mandatory requirements for any apprenticeship programme of learning:
• Health and safety
• Safeguarding and Prevent
• Equality and diversity
• British values

• Maths & English: Our Functional Skills qualifications cover the core maths and English requirements for this standard.  Our support package, e-Functional Skills is an online teaching and learning platform that guides learners from an initial diagnostic assessment, through to meeting the requirements for this standard.

End-point assessment

EPA product code: Engineering Fitter (9335-12)

City & Guilds will open for registrations for EPA for on 1st December 2020.

As one of the biggest EPAOs in England, we pride ourselves on our first rate customer service.  Our EPA team is on hand to support you every step of the way, guiding you through gateway and ensuring your apprentice has all the tools they need to prepare for the assessment.   Our assessment and grading is standardised and all our assessors have industry experience and receive on-going training, so you can trust that we will deliver a fair and robust assessment.

Assessment requirements for these standard are:

• Work-based project supported by an interview
• Online multiple-choice test
• Professional discussion supported by portfolio evidence

For further guidance, please refer to our end-point assessment pack. This provides more detail behind the knowledge, skills and behaviours in the standard and the range of content within the standard. The EPA pack includes detailed guidance on grading criteria and suggestions for evidence the apprentice will need to produce for knowledge, skills and behaviours.  You’ll find this under the ‘documents’ tab in the ‘End-point assessment EPA’ section.  
 

EPA preparation and gateway guidance for this standard: 
Upon registration for EPA, you will have access to a range of support material for the Engineering Apprenticeships to help prepare for end-point assessment.  This is available on Smartscreen

• EPA preparation tool: Our platform guides apprentices through online content to help them feel ready for their EPA experience. User-friendly technology takes the apprentice through a series of questions, to suggest material personalised to their apprenticeship standard and their confidence levels.  The content is curated from across the web and covers areas like revision and exam skills, multiple choice test strategies, professional discussion and interview skills. You can watch our short video to learn more.
• EPA exemplar materials: available for tutors, providing real assessment examples for each assessment type, such as transcripts and model answers.  This will help you to prepare apprentices and ensure they feel ready for assessment. 
• Sample knowledge test: A sample of the EPA assessment paper to use with apprentices for formative or mock papers.  The pack includes the paper, the mark scheme and a mark sheet.
• Recording forms: supporting you to complete key stages of EPA readiness, we have prepared forms to give you peace of mind and confidence that everything is covered. 

These packs include a gateway declaration form that is needed during the booking process and assessment forms, if required, that apprentices might need during assessment.

Click here for our EPA price list.

Apprenticeship certification
As well as receiving their Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) apprenticeship certificate, the apprentice will receive a City & Guilds statement of achievement for end-point assessment.

How to register

If you’re an existing City & Guilds centre or interested in becoming a centre, make sure you’ve read our EPA manual and guidance. This will explain the process and all our terms and conditions. Our short ‘how-to’ guides and videos are a great start to help you get to grips with what to expect and how to stay on track when booking EPA and preparing apprentices for assessment. You’ll find these resources in our EPA document library

To use our quality-assured on-programme materials or end-point assessment service there are three ways to either find out more or to order what you need: 

1. If you’re an existing City & Guilds customer, go to Walled Garden and select the materials you need or register your apprentice for end-point assessment. (You may need to submit a request to deliver if you don’t yet have approval for that standard.) 

2. Get in touch with directsales@cityandguilds.com. Our team can explain our different products and services and start getting you set up as a customer or give existing customers support on the new apprenticeship arrangements. 

3. Speak to your City & Guilds Business Manager about how to access our products or how to register your apprentices with us.

There are no documents available.

Interested in delivering this qualification?

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