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Regulatory Compliance Officer Apprenticeship Standard


What you need to know about the Highfield Level 4 End-Point Assessment for Regulatory Compliance Officer

Who is this Standard for?

This apprenticeship is for individuals working within regulatory compliance. Within the public sector, Compliance Officers either work to perform regulatory services functions within local authorities such as environmental health, fire safety, licensing or trading standards but may also work within monitoring compliance teams within national regulators. In the private sector officers will typically be involved in supporting compliance activities within a range of businesses and liaising with frontline regulators.

Programme structure

This is a level 4 apprenticeship standard that has a typical duration of 18 - 24 months. Apprentices will be placed in a Regulatory Compliance Officer role and will be supported by a tutor to achieve the standard and Level 2 maths and English qualifications.

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 27/03/2018 will be assessed against ST0430/AP02

End-Point Assessment methods

  • Knowledge exam
  • Observation of professional practice
  • Viva

EPA kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.

Apprentice Support and Guidance Documents 

These documents support employers, training providers and apprentices preparing for end-point assessment.

Think about - Observation of professional practice

Think about - Viva (interview and professional discussion) based on a work-based portfolio