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.
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.
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.