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EPA Progression and Preparation Manager

Remit HQ

Job description

Location: Derby Academy

Summary and Main Purpose:

  • To work with each learner and mentor 3 blocks out from Gateway/Mock & EPA. This role will carry out analysis to identify if the learners are behind, on track or ahead. Depending on the analysis, this role will build an action plan with each learner/ mentor to ensure they are on track by the time they reach gateway and prepare each learner and mentor prior to their mocks, to enable successful mock completions
  • Responsible for fostering and engaging an inclusive learning environment that prioritises the importance of every learner
  • It is important that every learner feels valued and they see this role as supporting them successfully through their gateway, mock and EPA
  • Create, alongside their technical tutor a healthy working environment in which learners can learn from each other and create ways in which learners can assess one another during their mock assessments and provide valuable feedback
  • Striving towards becoming the provider of choice and creating tangible actions that focus on ways to increase the overall first time pass rate and increasing the number of Merit/Distinctions
  • Accountable for the coordination and facilitation of achievers for the automotive programmes, specifically supporting with the skills and progression of Automotive learners from 3 blocks prior to completion
  • Support with management of RFG’s, booking resits, and liaising with the Functional Skills team for invigilation and exams where necessary with timely communicating to our Learners and their mentors
  • The role is to help alleviate exam anxiety and stress by ensuring learners are well prepared for their mocks and EPA
  • Deputise for the EPA Manager and cover any annual leave

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work with the Internal Quality Assurance teams and colleagues to ensure that both curriculum and delivery is reflective of EPA requirements for achievement and progress
  • Promote and share good practice with colleagues to enable a high first time pass rate
  • Provide a weekly paper for the group leaving the academy within any actions for the Technical Trainers and Development Coaches to pick up before their next block
  • Overseeing and Managing RFG’s, booking resits, Functional Skills booking and invigilation when necessary and timely communicating to our Learners
  • Continuously look for ways to improve the learner experience and increase first time pass rate
  • Effective use of KPIs and management information to ensure that learner progress is effective and external success benchmarks are exceeded
  • Support the ownership and accountability of retaining learners on programme and to ensure they have a great experience during their time on programme
  • To contribute to the development of teaching, learning and assessment policies and procedures
  • Undertake any other ad-hoc duties as determined by the needs of the business
  • Understand Remit and client culture and values and work in line with these always


  • Level 2 English Qualification
  • Level 2 Maths Qualification
  • Level 3 HGV Qualification


  • Knowledge of the Education Inspection Framework


  • Experience of delivering good or better Apprenticeship/work-based learning outcomes within the last two years
  • Experience of conducting face to face and remote observations and making judgments in line with the standards identified in the current Education Inspection Framework
  • Relevant experience in a Management/Leadership role
  • Relevant occupational sector experience (HGV Level 3), and/or current updated CPD
  • At least 3 years’ teaching/assessing experience within FE or an appropriate sector that has been judged to be consistently good within the last two years

Personal Qualities and Requirements:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong Organisational skills with a can do attitude
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and develop young people.
  • Ability to work towards given deadlines and targets
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to inspire, influence and motivate colleagues to deliver excellence
  • Ability to analyse situations and recommend ways forward
  • Flexibility to work at different venues and at different times of the day to meet the requirements of the role

Remit Training is an Investors in People and Platinum Health & Wellbeing awarded employer who pride ourselves on being a company putting our learners and colleagues at the heart of everything we do, and are committed to the support and education of mental health to work towards improving the culture and stigma tied to it, for all individuals. As an equal opportunity, disability confident and safeguarding committed employer, we welcome applications from all who meet our minimum requirements and any prospective colleagues will be assessed as part of a fair and Safer Recruitment process. An offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check from the Disclosure & Barring Service and appropriate references. Read our data policy at to find out more about how we store and handle applicants’ information.

Job type


  • EPA