Quality Assurance Officer (EPA)

UK-Tyne and Wear-Longbenton
2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 5:28 AM)
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End Point Assessement


Quality Assurance Officers – EPA


Newcastle (37 hours per week)

£23,911 - £29,596 per annum


Job description


NCFE, one of the UK’s fastest growing, most innovative qualification awarding organisations, is looking for Quality Assurance Officers.


A bit about the job…

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager (QAM), the Quality Assurance Officer is responsible for the delivery of End Point Assessment s and team of Independent End Point Assessors (IEPA) to ensure validity and reliability for NCFE Apprenticeship Services End Point Assessments (EPA) Standards.


The role involves co-ordinating the recruitment, training and development of Independent End Point Assessors (IEPA) who work in subject or Standard specific teams and are supported by a Lead Independent End Point Assessors (LIEPA) for each subject area.


The Quality Assurance Officer will contribute to ensuring compliance with all regulatory conditions relating to Standards EPA and delivery.


A bit about you…

  • co-ordinate recruitment, allocation and development of LIEPA and IEPAs associated with the delivery of EPA
  • develop, implement and monitor the marking/grading and results release processes for EPA, ensuring they are carried out in line with Standards and partner requirements
  • facilitate the internal quality assurance of EPA delivery in line with regulatory and external quality assurance organisations requirements
  • implement and maintain policies and procedures relating to EPA delivery
  • facilitate fact finds and carry out investigations in relation to cases of potential or confirmed malpractice and maladministration in collaboration with Compliance


A bit about us…  


We are ambitious and acquired CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) to extend our portfolio of qualifications in the Care, Education and Health sectors.

NCFE is passionate about developing and certificating technical and professional qualifications in the UK and internationally. Last year over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose us to help move their careers forward.



As well as being a registered charity, regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation), we’re also a Gold standard Investor in People, a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for and the winner of numerous independent customer and business awards.


To achieve the ambitious levels of organisational performance that we’re striving for, we have high expectations of each and every one of our talented colleagues. Our culture is focused on results and we like our colleagues to work smart and have real pride in the outcomes they achieve. ‘Be the best’ is one of our core values and our colleagues should exhibit this confidence and dedication to reaching our goals.


NCFE is growing and this is a great time to be joining us. We’re committed to training and developing our colleagues and encouraging them to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a generous holiday allowance, pension, childcare voucher scheme and private healthcare scheme.


Interested? Here’s what you need to know…


If you think you have the skills to become a Quality Assurance Officer at NCFE, we’d love to hear from you! Apply online directly through our website uploading one document which will include your current CV and covering letter detailing the skills and relevant work experience which makes you suitable for the role.


Applications submitted through a jobs board only and not through our website will not be considered.


The closing date for this vacancy is 24th January 2018


Interviews are to be held on TBC


CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company number 02896700) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. Any reference to CACHE or Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education registered address, company or charity numbers should be deemed to mean NCFE.



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