End-point assessment (EPA)
As a market leading End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) we deliver a unique proposition that combines innovation and customer service into each stage of the end-point assessment (EPA) process. We put provider and apprentice success at the heart of what we do to ensure the best possible outcomes and impact, which last year ensured a 97% pass rate.
Our flexible EPA solutions come with sector expertise, guidance materials and proactive support to guide you through a seamless EPA journey.
Why work with us?
We’re one of the largest end-point assessment providers in England, leading the way from the first days of EPA.
Our unique approach ensures that we have service-level agreements for every stage of the EPA process, giving employers, training providers and apprentices trust, transparency and confidence in the process. You will benefit from:
- Guaranteed access to your chosen Gateway progression date*
- No fees for changing your EPA start date before Gateway
- Gateway validation within 4 working days
- Complete EPAs within 8 weeks of your Gateway acceptance date**
- A response to changed EPA start date request within 5 working days
- Feedback and results on each assessment component within 5 working days.
We successfully deliver EPA across a range of subject areas, with focus on the sectors where we have deep experience and insight:
- Care and Education
We directly employ a team of Independent End-Point Assessors (IEPAs) with exceptional occupational competence, to ensure we have complete control over the quality and service of your EPA. These sector experts provide fair, consistent and rigorous assessments.
*Apprentices must register 90 days before Gateway progression.
**Where you give 8 weeks’ notice, with some exceptions where EPA plans outline specific timelines.
Onboarding and getting you to Gateway
The support package we provide has everything that you need for a smooth and successful experience. From the onboarding process to an assigned dedicated Account Manager find out how we will support you.
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