HMRC is acting as a training provider for apprentices to deliver education and training for the Level 4 Professional Accounting/Taxation Technician Apprenticeship and is on the Education and Skills Funding Agency register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP) under UKPRN Nº 10012772. HMRC's Tax Academy, as training provider, require the services of an End Point Assessor who will support them in the assessment of the Level 4 Professional Accounting / Taxation Technician Apprenticeship. Prior to assessments HMRC will require to develop and adapt the EPAO's existing summative case study, so that it reflects the work undertaken by tax professionals within HMRC. This bespoke EPA will still map to the apprenticeship standards and test the requisite level of knowledge, skills and behaviour, but will be written from a tax compliance perspective rather than accounting professional. HMRC is raising market awareness of the opportunity and procurement approach for an Open Procedure for an End Point Assessor. At the time of the Contract Notice Issuance, potential bidders will have to meet the criteria mentioned in the Education Skills Funding Agency's (ESFA) Conditions for organisations on the register of end-point assessment organisations. This document can be found at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/ uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/ 697214/EPAO_Conditions_of_Acceptance_Version_2.2.pdf It is a mandatory requirement that the End Point Assessor is registered on the ESFA Register of end-point assessment organisations and that they are ready to deliver an end-point assessment. The expected apprentice numbers requiring an End Point Assessment is approximately 200 during the term of the contract, however this number is not guaranteed. The first phase of the End Point Assessment is to be conducted from March 2019. Please note that suppliers will need to register on the HMRC SAP Ariba eSourcing portal in order to take part in the Invitation to Tender event. Guidance on how to register can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/ attachment_data/file/528355/SAP_Ariba_Sourcing_ Professional_Supplier_s_Guide_-_June_2016.pdf
HM Revenue & Customs
5th Floor West Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
Contract value: 50000-300000
Published: 21 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 17 Jul 2018
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