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Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician

Highfield Assessment currently provides end-point assessment services for this standard (ST0189 / IfATE v1.0 / AP02) and (ST0189 / IfATE v1.1) of this standard. Full details are provided below on our supporting resources available for each version.

  • Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 1 March 2024 will be assessed against IfATE v1.1.
  • Apprentices who started their apprenticeship between 19 August 2016 and 29 February 2024 will be assessed against IfATE v1.0 AP02 unless the provider, employer or apprentice agree to move to IfATE v1.1.

All general forms, guidance and support documents relating to end-point assessment are available here.

Full details are provided below on our supporting resources available for each version.

The EPA-kit is your complete guide to end-point assessment for this standard. The latest version can be found below:

EPA-kit

The following documents must be submitted as part of the end-point assessment. Check the EPA-kit to determine when these must be submitted to Highfield.  

Gateway Readiness Report

Portfolio Matrix

Self Assessment Form - optional evidence to add to portfolio

These guides are designed to prompt apprentices to think about how best to plan for their end-point assessment.

Think about…Practical Skills Test (Fire) (Editable)

Think about…Practical Skills Test (Fire) (Printable)

Think about…Practical Skills Test (Security) (Editable)

Think about…Practical Skills Test (Security) (Printable)

Think about…Practical Skills Test (Combined) (Editable)

Think about…Practical Skills Test (Combined) (Printable)

Think about…Professional Discussion (Editable)

Think about…Professional Discussion (Printable)


Fire System Manuals –
 these have been provided to help prepare learners for the Practical Skills Test:

Kentec Sigma CP Conventional Control Panel – https://kentec.co.uk/product/sigma-cp/

Kentec Syncro AS Lite Addressable Fire Control Panel – https://kentec.co.uk/product/syncro-as/

Security System Manuals – these have been provided to help prepare learners for the Practical Skills Test:

Pyronix Euro Large Panel and Keyboard – https://www.pyronix.com/uk/products/euro-46-v10

Paxton NET2 Entry Control Unit – https://www.paxton-access.com/products/net2-entry-control-unit/

This guide provides a timeline for the end-point assessment process for this standard including the order of assessment activities.  

Apprenticeship Journey Guide

The EPA-kit is your complete guide to end-point assessment for this standard. The latest version can be found below:

EPA-kit

The following documents must be submitted as part of the end-point assessment. Check the EPA-kit to determine when these must be submitted to Highfield.  

Gateway Readiness Report 

Portfolio Matrix

Use our mock assessment materials to help prepare for end-point assessment. Guidance on how to conduct a mock assessment can be found in the EPA-kit. You can also access our online mock exams here.

Mock Knowledge Test

Mock Knowledge Test - Mark Scheme

Mock Assessment Materials - Interview

Mock Assessment Materials - Practical Assessment

These guides are designed to prompt apprentices to think about how best to plan for their end-point assessment.

Learner Support Document - Coming Soon

This guide provides a timeline for the end-point assessment process for this standard including the order of assessment activities.  

Apprenticeship Journey Guide