What is ACE360?
ACE360 is a secure portal designed to facilitate end point assessment.
The Apprenticeship Management IT system allows training providers to manage the delivery of Apprenticeship Standards efficiently, securely and paper-free. It links into your Learner Management System to create an accurate, seam-free approach.
ACE360 was created by the Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards (FISSS), which is the designated Certifying Authority for Framework Apprenticeships in England.
Why use ACE360?
1st for EPA uses ACE360 to facilitate end point assessments. ACE360 creates a full management service, including Gateway sign off, document sharing, re-sits, appeals and management reporting.
The system has huge benefits, including:
- Easy to use, saving staff time.
- A minimal cost of just £5 + VAT per apprentice, with a pay-as-you-go approach.
- Full support for all users with quick response times.
- Links with your Learner Management System (LMS) for fast, accurate transfer of data.
- It’s secure and compliant with relevant legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
- It provides a full audit trail for each apprentice.
How do I use ACE360?
ACE360 is one of the forefront systems for end point assessment (EPA) and many training providers will already be familiar with it.
It’s a very user-friendly system that makes it easy to check and update the progress of apprentices. Training providers can upload Gateway forms for sign off, as well as evidence produced for EPA. This is then stored securely and available for the EPAO to view and assess.
Training providers can sign up to ACE360 and receive a free training/on-boarding session here: https://ace360.org/request-a-demo/
Is data on ACE360 securely held and GDPR compliant?
ACE360 is hosted in a secure data warehouse in the UK. All organisations using ACE360 are approved and each user has a defined role which ensures they can only access the information needed to undertake their role. The systems are regularly penetration tested and maintained in line with industry-wide data security best practice. ACE360 complies with all relevant legislation including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
How do I find out more?
To find out more about ACE360, visit their FAQ page here: https://ace360.org/resources/faq/
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