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NOCN is now the number one, leading independent Apprentice Assessment Organisation (AAO) with the highest number of approvals to undertake End Point Assessment (EPA) on Apprenticeship Standards.

Working with employers, large and small, in a range of sectors to ensure high quality, valid and robust EPA, NOCN is now approved for 37 standards across 8 of the 15 new Routes/Sectors.

This latest ranking puts NOCN well ahead of main competitors Pearson, City & Guilds and NCFE and the Sheffield based AAO is currently delivering EPA support to a number of high street banks, retailers and other employers large and small, in a wide range of sectors from construction to healthcare.

NOCN’s Managing Director Graham Hasting-Evans explains: “Our position as number one AAO reflects our commitment to supporting employers and having been involved in their development, we know these apprenticeship standards 'inside out'. We are currently providing guidance and support with ensuring that training programmes and assessments give apprentices the required competencies and skills to a large number of businesses and organisations across the UK .”

Independent End Point Assessment (EPA) from NOCN ensures that all apprentices have the knowledge, skills and behaviours required by the Government-approved, employer-led apprenticeship standard. As a progressive educational charity and experienced awarding body, NOCN has both a commercial and social focus, helping responsible employers to increase productivity, diversity, and social mobility.

>> Download NOCN Expert Assessment brochure below for more information

See our full list of Apprenticeship Standards here