As per the updated guidance from the government around Functional Skills relaxations Accelerate People have put in place a declaration form to support the gateway process and to ensure that the apprentice meets the below conditions of the relaxation:
- Not to be on a break in learning (an apprentice may return from a break in learning to take their end-point assessment)
- Meets all other gateway criteria to progress to their EPA as specified in the apprenticeship standard (except meeting the English and maths requirements)
- Have been confirmed as ready for both their EPA and to take a functional skills qualification assessment
- They will be starting their EPA on or before 31 May 2021
This flexibility is only available to apprentices where all possibilities to access FSQ assessment via face-to-face and remote assessment have been exhausted, and they have confirmed their intent to continue and complete their FSQ within three months of starting their EPA.
If you require a copy of this declaration form please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.