Apprentices: Assessments

Department for Education written question – answered on 22nd June 2022.

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Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has made an assessment of the costs to business of the changes in End Point Assessment arrangements for degree apprenticeships from September 2022.

Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what representations he has received from civil engineering employers on the planned changes in End Point Assessment arrangements for degree apprenticeship from September 2022.

Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what professions have been made exempt from the new End Point Assessment arrangements from September 2022 as outlined in the recent Degree Apprenticeship Review; and what criteria are used to determine their exemptions.

Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, in advance of the changes to Degree Apprenticeship End Point Assessment in September 2022, what analysis his Department has conducted on how the new arrangements will assure competence in civil engineering if not undertaken by independent professional engineering institutions.

Photo of Alex Burghart Alex Burghart The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

This is a matter for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. I have asked its Chief Executive, Jennifer Coupland, to write to the hon. Member and a copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

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