1st for EPA is on the Register of End Point Assessment Organisations (RoEPAO).
Our mission is to support apprentices to succeed in their apprenticeship. We do this by making the EPA process easy, providing apprentices with all the support needed to go through EPA and complete their apprenticeship.
By ensuring apprentices are fully equipped to carry out their role, we are supporting employers to create a workforce fit for the future.
Why choose us as your EPAO?
Here’s why employers and training providers choose 1st for EPA as their end point assessment organisation (EPAO):
Support and guidance
Full guidance and support is given to apprentices – We’ve created resources that prepare apprentices for EPA so they know what to expect and are ready for their final assessment.
with guidance, mocks and templates for each apprenticeship standard.
All our assessors are experts in the subject they assess. They understand the demands of the apprenticeship and the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to be successful.
Friendly team to answer all your questions.
and flexible booking for apprentices anywhere in England.
We use ACE360
to manage and schedule EPA
How we work
We have a simple process for EPA. We make information available to employers and training providers. When an employer selects us, we sign a contract with the training provider. An Account Manager is assigned to deliver training and give support through the EPA process. We have a comprehensive knowledge base, which includes guidance, mocks, templates and more to prepare every apprentice for EPA.
Registrations and bookings are easy – we use ACE360 to manage the EPA process and create an audit trail.
We make EPA simple, with guidance every step of the way for apprentices, training providers and employers.
How does EPA work?
The apprentice’s employer chooses an end point assessment organisation (EPAO), often with the help of their training provider.
The training provider registers the apprentice with the EPAO, giving an expected date for EPA.
The apprentice completes Gateway and schedules their EPA.
1st for EPA provides full support and guidance to help the apprentice prepare for EPA.
EPA is carried out with a qualified assessor.
1st for EPA carries out quality checks, then notifies the apprentice of their results and claims their completion certificate from the ESFA.
The standards we assess
Business Administrator End Point AssessmentLevel 3
1st for EPA offers End Point Assessment for the level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard. With our detailed guidance and friendly team, we offer support to give apprentices all the tools they need to succeed in EPA.
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Practitioner End Point AssessmentLevel 4
We provide Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Practitioner EPA for the level 4 apprenticeship standard. 1st for EPA has a team of experienced assessors and full support to help your apprentices succeed.
Data Analyst End Point AssessmentLevel 4
1st for EPA assesses the level 4 Data Analyst apprenticeship standard. Full guidance, templates and toolkits are available.
Data Technician End Point AssessmentLevel 3
1st for EPA offers EPA for the level 3 Data Technician apprenticeship standard. Join us for full guidance, employer overviews, provider feedback and more.
Digital Marketer End Point AssessmentLevel 3
1st for EPA offers Digital Marketer End Point Assessment for the level 3 apprenticeship standard. With great guidance, blogs and videos, we provide apprentices with everything they need to succeed.
HR Consultant/Partner End Point AssessmentLevel 5
1st for EPA offers End Point Assessment for Human Resources apprenticeships. We offer remote EPA for the HR Consultant/Partner apprenticeship standard. We have a team of experienced assessors and fantastic resources to help your apprentices succeed.
HR Support End Point AssessmentLevel 3
1st for EPA offers End Point Assessment for HR apprenticeships, including the HR Support level 3 standard. We have developed support materials, videos and activities to give apprentices all the tools they need to succeed.
Junior Content Producer End Point AssessmentLevel 3
1st for EPA offers End Point Assessment for the Junior Content Producer level 3 apprenticeship standard. Guidance, feedback and mocks are available to support apprentices, employers, and training providers.
Marketing Assistant End Point AssessmentLevel 3
1st for EPA offers End Point Assessment for the Marketing Assistant level 3 apprenticeship standard. We provide apprentices and training providers with all the guidance and support they need to succeed.
Marketing Executive End Point AssessmentLevel 4
1st for EPA offers Marketing Executive End Point Assessment for the level 4 apprenticeship standard. We provide apprentices and providers with all the guidance they need to succeed in their EPA.
Marketing Manager End Point AssessmentLevel 6
1st for EPA offers Marketing Manager End Point Assessment for the level 6 apprenticeship standard. We support employers and training providers to help their apprentices succeed.
PR and Communications Assistant End Point AssessmentLevel 4
1st for EPA offers End Point Assessment for the Public Relations and Communications Assistant level 4 apprenticeship standard. We provide full guidance to support apprentices, employers and training providers through EPA.
Senior People Professional End Point AssessmentLevel 7
End Point Assessment for the Senior People Professional apprenticeship. We have experienced EPA assessors and full support to help your apprentices succeed.