End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO)

ICA is an End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) working with training providers and employers to deliver high quality, robust End Point Assessment across a range of apprenticeships.

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We provide EPA for the following apprenticeship standards


Protective Services

Financial Services

Business, Administration & Management

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ICA provide a range of free support materials to help apprentices prepare for their EPA




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Why choose ICA as your EPA organisation?

  • Trusted and reliable partner with a track record of high-volume assessment delivery
  • Strong team of experienced subject matter expert assessors
  • Dedicated and experienced team of administrative staff
  • Single EPA platform for apprentices
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Simple scheduling and Gateway process
  • Invitation to celebrate successful completion of a course at one of the Graduation Ceremonies
  • Quick turnaround of results
  • Free assessment preparation webinars available for apprentices, training providers and employers

Our internal Quality Assurance processes and large pool of senior industry practitioners and subject matter experts ensure that our assessments are robust, relevant and reflect current industry practice.

We ensure all apprentices are assessed in a manner that is fair and reliable with our easy to understand and transparent assessment processes. We provide extensive guidance to employers, training providers and apprentices so all participants are fully informed as to what to expect and how best to prepare for the assessment.

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Credit Services Association (CSA) really value the ICA as an EPAO for many of our apprenticeships. The ICA’s work is of a consistently high quality, and service delivery is always reliable and responsive to the needs of key stakeholders.

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Become an ICA Assessor

Are you an industry and subject matter expert, and looking to become an end-point assessor?

We provide assessors with all the training and support required to become an end-point assessor, as well as a structured CPD programme.

There are several flexible opportunities on freelance basis contracts, which allow you to fit end-point assessment around your existing employment and other commitments.

Find out more about the roles we're recruiting for, and contact us for further details at epa@int-comp.org

EPA Provider Fees

We ensure that we offer fair and competitive fees to our customers.

We take into account the level of assessment and the number of individual parts that make up the EPA when calculating the fee. 

We can offer discounts to our standard fees based on volume of apprentices

We invoice for 10% of the fee at the point of registration, with the remainder invoiced for after the EPA has been completed.

Resit fees are charged at a reduced rate and applied only to the individual element(s) that were failed.

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Get in touch to discuss your EPA service requirements

If you can't find the standard you're looking for but would like to work with us, please get in touch, and we can arrange a time to discuss your requirements. We are adding new standards to the services we provide all of the time, and we are happy to support any requests to provide new EPA services.

Regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) as an end point assessment organisation (EPAO). Ofqual Recognition Number: RN6068.
Approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and listed on the Register of End Point Assessment Organisations (RoEPAO). Register number EPA0097.