cgassessorsCity and Guilds have issued a call for refrigeration, air conditioning or heat pump experts to become independent assessors for apprenticeship end-point exams.  Next year our first group of apprentices are likely to be taking the new RACHP Engineering Technician end-point exams, part of which includes a supervised practical test and an interview with an expert discussing their day-to-day work.  There are a range of roles available across England and Wales. To find out more about this rewarding role which will give you an opportunity to help support the next generation of technicians going forward and raise standards in the industry, please see the list of vacancies and information about the part time, paid roles here:

Key criteria for independent assessors are:

  • Have no connections with the assessment centre and/or apprentice (to maintain objectivity)
  • Have current technical or occupational understanding in areas being assessed
  • Are fully conversant with the standards and criteria being assessed
  • Be able to demonstrate the occupational competency, required qualifications and criteria as detailed in the apprenticeship standard person specifications (see above)
  • Have experience in interviewing techniques
  • Can work independently
  • Have good time management skills