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Apprentice End Point Assessment (EPA)

Leading EPAO (End Point Assessment Organisation) in England for reformed apprenticeships (Trailblazers) with the most Government approvals to deliver apprentice End Point Assessments (EPA) in a range of key sectors.

Reformed Apprenticeships

Old apprenticeships had frameworks, new reformed apprenticeships have Standards. Trailblazer working-groups set the standards required for an apprentice to do a job. These written Standards are simple, clear and concise (no more than two sides of A4) and form the heart of the new apprenticeships. These Standards must meet the needs of employers for each role in the industry and have to include English and maths skills at an appropriate level with 20% off-the-job training. Although the focus is entirely on the End Point Assessment, some Standards specify certain qualifications as a requirement for professional-body membership and as a route towards the End Point Assessment.

Independent End Point Assessment from NOCN

Independent End Point Assessment from NOCN ensures that all apprentices have the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours detailed in the new apprenticeship standards. NOCN is a leading Government approved, independent End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) working with employers and training providers to ensure high quality, valid and robust EPA. NOCN is approved to provide EPA for the following Apprenticeship Standards:

Business and Administration

Team Leader/Supervisor

Operations/Departmental Manager

Operational Delivery Officer

Catering and Hospitality

Commis Chef

Hospitality Supervisor

Hospitality Team Member

Senior Chef Production Cooking


Property Maintenance Operative

Construction Steel-Fixer

Digital Engineer Technician

Engineering and Manufacturing

Engineering Design & Draughtsperson

Science Manufacturing Technician

Science Industry Maintenance Technician

Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician

Project Controls Technician

Health and Science

Healthcare Assistant Practitioner

Healthcare Support Worker

Healthcare Science Assistant

Healthcare Science Associate

Senior Healthcare Support Worker

Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Scientist

Legal, Finance and Accounting

Financial Services Administrator

Financial Services Customer Adviser

Senior Financial Services Customer Adviser

Mortgage Adviser

Credit Controller/Collector

Financial Adviser

Advanced Credit Controller/Debt Collection Specialist

Relationship Manager – Banking

Investment Operations Administrator

Investment Operations Technician

Investment Operations Specialist

Insurance Practitioner

Insurance Professional

Compliance/Risk Officer

Senior Compliance/Risk Specialist

Sales, Marketing and Procurement

Customer Service Practitioner


Retail Manager

Retail Team Leader

Social Care

Adult Care Worker

Lead Adult Care Worker

See full details of our EPA offer and process in the download below.