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Qualification Code e.g. 600/5640/X
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Unit Code e.g. Y/505/4889
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF498
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Open Awards Unit Code e.g. UA33ART12
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF521

Job Vacancies

Open Awards is a vibrant organisation and from time to time we have vacancies for people to join our team.

Please see below for current vacancies: 

 Apprenticeship Standard Sector Expert

Open Awards are delivering an External Quality Assurance (EQA) service on behalf of the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) to support them in ensuring high-quality apprenticeship standards.

Our Priority is to undertake a range of evaluation activities with apprenticeship assessment organisations (AAO) to ensure that all standards overseen by the IFA are producing high quality and reliable assessment results.

As part of this work we will be: 

  • Undertaking audits of AAO work
  • Carrying out reviews of evidence from apprentices
  • Performing spot checks on End-Point Assessments
  • Obtaining feedback from stakeholders on apprenticeship standards
  • Completing a comparative evaluation of practice across the apprenticeship sector
  • Overseeing AAO self-assessment activities.

Role purpose

To review evidence produced by Apprentices for End-point Assessments in order to ensure it is fit for purpose and producing high quality outcomes.

Required sectors

We are looking for practitioners with recent relevant experience from the following sectors and job roles: 

  • Business and administration
  • Creative and Design
  • Digital
  • Engineering and manufacturing
  • Health and Science
  • Legal, finance and accounting

However experts in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Accounting
  • Pensions
  • Finance
  • Smart Meter Installation
  • Broadcasting and Media
  • Science and Engineering
  • Hospitality and Catering

About you

You will need knowledge and experience of working within the sectors listed. Experience of learning and development or delivering apprenticeships within your sector would be advantageous. To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click here

This position is on a self-employed basis and we consider our payment structure to be above industry average.

Next Steps

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to Or if you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact our Head of Quality, Julie Mizon at