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16.11.17

Call for Independent Assessors - Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Cumbria is an approved End Point Assessor for the Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer Degree Apprenticeship.  The University is seeking to appoint Independent Assessors to conduct the assessment of the Degree Apprenticeship.

Details of the Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer degree apprenticeship are located at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apprenticeship-standard-nuclear-scientist-and-nuclear-engineer

 The Independent Assessor will conduct the assessment of the degree apprenticeship in accordance with the Assessment Plan. This consists of two elements:

  • The Portfolio of Evidence and Competence Interview
  • The Synoptic Project and Oral Presentation

The Independent Assessor is required to assess the Portfolio of Evidence and conduct, and assess, a Competence Interview. The interviews will take place at Energus, Lilyhall in Cumbria.

Further details of the role including the planned assessment dates/timescales and daily rate can be accessed here .   

Immediate Action Required

For the current cohort of Degree Apprentices the University of Cumbria is seeking to appoint an Independent Assessor with expertise in Mechanical Engineering.   If you are interested in this opportunity please forward your CV to kate.dixon@cumbria.ac.uk , CC’d to   a.mcivor@nuclearinst.com by close of play this Monday 20 November 2017.

During 2018 the NI will continue to work with the University fo Cumbria, along with other higher education institutions, to recruit a pool of independent assessors for the Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer Degree Apprenticeship. If you are a Chartered Engineer or Scientist and would be interested in undertaking this role in the future please register your interest by email to partnerships@nuclearinst.com 

 Thank you for considering this request.