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Keywords e.g. warehousing
Qualification Code e.g. 600/5640/X
Keywords e.g. warehousing
Unit Code e.g. Y/505/4889
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF498
Keywords e.g. warehousing
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: 


External Quality Reviewer


Flexible: To include Central London, South West London, North London, Oxford, Milton Keynes and Birmingham.  

 Competitive daily rate

Open Awards are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic highly self-motivated person to the role of External Quality Reviewer (EQA).  This post plays a key role in assuring the high standards of quality and integrity of our qualifications and assessments, ensuring Open Awards verification processes are complying with regulatory requirements.

The role offers variety, and involves working closely with the Quality Team, collaboratively with Centres and Open Awards colleagues in relation to quality issues and quality monitoring of Centres. 

You will be a self-starter with an eye for quality, a positive customer focussed approach, able to manage your own workload and able to work to tight/fixed timescales and meet deadlines.  You will need to travel to meet the demands of the role.

Full details of the job description and person specification are available in the Information Pack.

Next Steps: 

Please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to

Closing Date for applications:         N/A: Ongoing recruitment


 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