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PRODUCT

Simplify End-Point Assessment for everyone

Discover epaPRO Essentials – your one-stop-shop for seamless EPA management.

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Simplify your EPA

EPA Management that’s as flexible as you are

When bogged down in the intricacies of EPA management, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly matters – ensuring the best possible outcome for your learners. From registration to ESFA notification and certification, epaPRO Essentials provides AOs and Training Providers with the must-have tools to better manage and support the learner journey, with no ongoing commitment. 

It’s an affordable, flexible solution to fit your evolving assessment needs. 

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Awarding organisations

We work closely with some of the top awarding organisations to ensure our platform not only meets real world requirements, but fits every organisation's unique needs.

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Document management

All hosted in a single platform, our document management system allows you to share valuable learning material with apprentices and provide better support to learners.

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User-specific dashboards

No two learner journeys are the same. Our customisable, user-specific dashboards highlight information that is uniquely important to you and your apprentices.

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Intuitive interface

Accessible and easy-to-use, epaPRO Essentials offers an intuitive interface which requires little-to-no training, so you can get up and running quickly.

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Powerful reporting

With built-in data analysis tools and configurable reporting, you can keep track of learner progress, identify issues to resolve, and ensure a positive learning experience for everyone involved.

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24/7 access

Whatever time of day, you can access the platform via almost any desktop or mobile device, allowing you to support learners whenever they need it.

Stay connected with learners at every step of the journey

One unified platform. One seamless EPA journey.

Navigating the EPA process can be both complex and time-consuming – especially when jumping between multiple management platforms and systems. epaPRO Essentials offers a single platform for assessors, apprentices, training providers and awarding organisations to track every step of their journey. So, you can wave goodbye to disjointed, complicated processes that waste valuable time. 

  • Developed with Leading Awarding Organisations

  • Customisable to Your Unique Needs

  • Comprehensive Support and Training

Simple and intuitive

epaPRO Essentials is not just software. It’s rooted in industry insights and built in collaboration with leading awarding and assessment organisationsmeaning we’ve put your unique challenges and requirements at the heart of its design. Whether it’s staying connected with your learners or needing access to real-time data into apprentice performance – epaPRO Essentials is the comprehensive, flexible solution to all things EPA.

Tailor the solution to fit your organisation’s requirements

Every organisation, every assessment model, and every learner is unique. epaPRO ESSENTIALS is built to accommodate this diversity, offering a high degree of customisation. Tailor it to suit your workflows, processes and assessment criteria – creating a platform perfectly moulded to your business.

Ongoing support throughout your journey

You’re not alone on your EPA journey. With epaPRO ESSENTIALS, you gain a partner committed to you and your learners’ success. You’ll have access to a dedicated support team readily available to assist with any queries or challenges, as well as comprehensive training resources to help you and your apprentices get the most out of the platform.

What our customers say

I'd recommend epaPRO to anybody who is taking an apprentice through their End-Point Assessment. It's really well laid-out, really clean, easy to use and the support is phenomenal from Skilltech.

We have received lots of positive praise from our clients on the ease of use to successfully prepare, monitor and track apprentices through End-Point Assessments. The system has ensured that we can administer our processes in the most streamlined way.

We have found Skilltech to be a very responsive partner, actively engaged in understanding our business needs and translating these into an effective technology solution.

SITUATION

SIAS works with over 120 training providers and over 600 employers in STEM industries. They needed a platform that would remove antiquated ways of working, standardise data for compliance, and provide a full view of their data.

SOLUTION

SIAS implemented epaPRO to enable better reporting, consistent management of data, and better collaboration with partners and apprentices.

IMPACT

SIAS has been able to maintain its >90% apprentice pass rate whilst also embedding a tool that will help fulfil their ambitions for growth.

Cut the complexity

Your step-by-step guide to success with epaPRO Essentials

From initial configuration to ongoing support, epaPRO Essentials is designed to cut out complexity and help organisations and apprentices navigate the EPA journey with ease. With our step-by-step guide to success, you can experience stress-free, efficient and insightful EPA management, where every step is supported to ensure success for everyone involved. 

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INTUITIVE IN EVERY WAY

Apprenticeships evolve quickly. To keep up with them, you need management tools that cut admin time, speed up communication, and keep everyone on track. Here’s how epaPRO Essentials does it.

TAILOR-MADE CONFIGURATION

Configure the platform to your unique needs

From workflows to assessment models, epaPRO Essentials' intuitive design allows you to customise data fields, assessment criteria, news tabs and more – all of which allow for seamless integration with your organisation’s existing infrastructure.

SEAMLESS MANAGEMENT

Effortless navigation from start to finish

Every feature is designed to provide a smooth, user-friendly experience, so you can effortlessly use the platform to its full potential. From apprentice registration to assessment scheduling, data management and reporting – every step is simple and easy to navigate for maximum efficiency.

COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS

Unlock insights with robust reporting tools

Better support your learners using valuable data on their performance. epaPRO Essentials offers robust analytics so you can stay informed of your learners’ progress, and help them achieve the best possible results.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

Adapt and evolve with consistent feedback

The epaPRO journey doesn’t end post-implementation. With the awarding and apprenticeships space evolving at such a rapid pace, our platform is designed to be continuously refined and enhanced based on feedback and data, so your EPA process never stops improving.

ONGOING SUPPORT

Dedicated support so you can work with confidence.

With our comprehensive support and guidance, you’re never alone on your EPA journey. From initial setup through to ESFA certifications, our team of experts is here to walk you through any challenges, obstacles or opportunities for improvement, so you can get the most out of the epaPRO Essentials platform.

epaPRO – The UK’s Leading EPA Software

epaPRO Essentials offers many of the same benefits as epaPRO, balancing rich features with flexibility of use. Affordable and fully functional, the software is designed to offer AOs the most helpful EPA management features, including comprehensive support and customisation with a flexible short-term plan. 

See the full list of features below. 

epaPRO Essentials features


  • Unlimited Users
  • Checkmark Provider Contracts
  • Checkmark Custom News Articles
  • Checkmark Built in forms with option to export to/ import from PDF
  • Checkmark Forecasting
  • Checkmark Fully configurable Gateway Management
  • Checkmark EPA suggestions based on availability, distance & Conflict of Interest
  • Checkmark 24/7 online access
  • Checkmark Powerful Assessment profile with progress indicators
  • Checkmark Fully customisable Assessments. Supporting overlapping Standard versions
  • Checkmark Automatic Moderation management
  • Checkmark Post QA result adjustments
  • Checkmark Appeals Management
  • Checkmark Back into Learning Management
  • Checkmark Record of Achievement
  • Checkmark Support Material Management
  • Checkmark Extensive Reporting suite & Dashboard
FAQ

Answering your questions

What makes epaPRO Essentials special?

epaPRO Essentials puts all the intuitive tools you need to streamline end-to-end into one customisable hub. It’s driven by the individual needs of AOs, Training Providers and learners alike, offering you an unrivalled platform to deliver support, gain insights and lead the apprentice journey with confidence.

How does epaPRO Essentials ensure the security and confidentiality of our data?

epaPRO Essentials prioritises data security and confidentiality, employing top-tier security protocols and encryption to safeguard your data during storage and transmission. Regular security audits and updates are performed to protect against unauthorised access and data breaches, ensuring that your information remains secure and confidential throughout your usage of the platform.

Can epaPRO Essentials be integrated with other Learning Management Systems (LMS) or platforms?

Yes, epaPRO Essentials is designed to be flexible and can be integrated with various Learning Management Systems and platforms. Our team works closely with organisations at onboarding and beyond to facilitate smooth integrations, ensuring seamless data flow between systems and enhancing your apprenticeship management capabilities.

How does epaPRO Essentials support organisations in complying with regulatory standards and frameworks?

epaPRO Essentials is developed in compliance with regulatory standards set by Ofqual and frameworks for apprenticeships. The platform is continually updated to align with any changes or updates in regulatory standards, ensuring that your apprenticeship programmes and assessments are always in adherence to the latest compliance norms.

What kind of support and training does Skilltech Solutions provide to new epaPRO Essentials users?

Skilltech Solutions offers a full onboarding and training package where we train AOs, Training Providers, and Assessors. Onboarding is fully bespoke to our customer's needs. Our support and customer success teams are always available to assist you with any queries or issues, ensuring that you can use epaPRO Essentials to its fullest potential and navigate through the platform with ease and confidence.

How does epaPRO Essentials facilitate effective communication and management among all stakeholders in the apprenticeship journey?

epaPRO Essentials streamlines communication and management among all stakeholders - including training providers, AOs, and apprentices - by providing a unified platform that ensures everyone stays informed and aligned throughout the apprenticeship and assessment process. It enables transparent and efficient communication channels and facilitates clear documentation and management of all aspects of the EPA journey.

How adaptable is epaPRO Essentials to various EPA models and organisational workflows?

epaPRO Essentials is inherently flexible and can be tailored to accommodate different assessment methodologies, criteria, and organisational workflows. It ensures a fit-for-purpose solution that aligns seamlessly with the diverse and specific needs of each EPA model and organisation, providing a customisable platform that enhances your EPA management capabilities.

How does epaPRO Essentials enhance the user experience for apprentices during their EPA journey?

epaPRO Essentials ensures a smooth and transparent EPA journey by providing clear communication channels, easy access to necessary information, and streamlined processes for assessments. It ensures that apprentices are well-informed, supported, and able to navigate through their EPA journey with clarity and confidence.

Powerful, flexible EPA management with epaPRO Essentials

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