The conditions for entry on the official register of end point assessment organisations (EPAOs) changed in 2019, with important implications for how EPAOs are funded. The main change to be aware of is that the UK government has ceased funding apprenticeship standards that do not have an approved, registered EPAO in place. To be eligible […]
Assessment businesses have to fulfil strict criteria before being recognised as apprenticeship end point assessment organisations. The first step is to apply for entry onto the register of end point assessment organisations, a government-managed database that is consulted by employers and training providers when seeking out an EPAO. After this, the EPAO can advertise their […]
It’s April, which means one thing: The Annual Apprenticeship Conference 2021 (AAC) is coming, and our very own MD Ian Jarvis will be conducting a workshop on the first day of the conference, 26th April, from 12pm until 12:45pm!
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EPA Pro is our all-in-one software solution for end-point assessment management, submissions, and certification. With an easy-to-use interface, low learning curve, and a wide range of customisable features, we believe EPA Pro provides the best value for money – and is the most innovative solution – out of all the similar end-point assessment software products […]
The apprenticeship End Point Assessment (EPA) process introduces the concept of summative assessments to apprenticeships. With the EPA procedure, the apprentice is assessed and graded at the end of their apprenticeship, using a variety of methods as outlined in the appropriate standard, such as a written exam, a live assessment day and interview, or taking […]
The events of 2020 and 2021 have created a challenging environment for apprenticeships and end-point assessments.