Data Analyst End Point Assessment

Level 4

1st for EPA assesses the level 4 Data Analyst apprenticeship standard. Full guidance, templates and toolkits are available. Register your interest

What does EPA involve for Data Analyst?

There are two versions of end point assessment for Data Analyst, depending on when you started.

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship before 1st June 2021 will be on v1.0 unless their training provider has moved them onto v1.1. Apprentices who started on or after 1st June 2021 will be on version 1.1. Check with your training provider if you’re not sure which version you’re on.

EPA for Data Analyst v1.0 involves:

  1. Portfolio of work
  2. Employer reference
  3. Project, lasting 1 week
  4. Interview, lasting 2 hours.

EPA for Data Analyst v1.1 involves:

  1. Project with presentation and questioning, including a 3,500 word report, 20 min presentation and 20 min questioning
  2. Professional discussion with portfolio, lasting 1 hour.

How does EPA work?

  • The apprentice’s employer chooses an end point assessment organisation (EPAO), often with the help of their training provider.

  • The training provider registers the apprentice with the EPAO, giving an expected date for EPA.

  • The apprentice completes Gateway and schedules their EPA.

  • 1st for EPA provides full support and guidance to help the apprentice prepare for EPA.

  • EPA is carried out with a qualified assessor.

  • 1st for EPA carries out quality checks, then notifies the apprentice of their results and claims their completion certificate from the ESFA.

What does EPA cost for Data Analyst?

EPA for this apprenticeship standard is £1000.

Get in touch for resit and re-take fees.

What’s the difference between a resit and a re-take?

How we make EPA easy

Here’s why employers and training providers choose 1st for EPA as their end point assessment organisation (EPAO):

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    Support and guidance

    Full guidance and support is given to apprentices – We’ve created resources that prepare apprentices for EPA so they know what to expect and are ready for their final assessment

  • EPA Guidance

    Resource bank

    Resource bank with guidance notes to support apprentices through end point assessment

  • Experienced assessors icon

    Experienced assessors

    All our assessors are experts in the subject they assess. They understand the demands of the apprenticeship and the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to be successful

  • Friendly team icon

    Friendly team

    Friendly team to answer all your questions

  • Remote EPA for EPA

    Remote EPA

    We carry out end point assessment remotely wherever the Assessment Plan allows, meaning we work across the UK and can be flexible

  • We use ACE360

    to manage and schedule EPA

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