Government legislation states that End Point Assessments must be delivered by a separate body to the employer and training provider.

As a registered End Point Assessment organisation, ECQN is responsible for ensuring that End Point Assessments are valid, reliable, comparable, manageable and minimise bias.

  • maintaining credibility and value in the design and application of our specifications and assessment tools


  • ensuring people and resources involved in EPA design and delivery are ‘fit-for-purpose’ and understand the industry sector they are working in


  • working collaboratively with training providers, employers, colleges, independent assessors


  • quality assuring the delivery of EPAs, using a risk-based approach


  • providing regular training and standardisation activities


  • ensuring continuous professional development of people involved in assessments and quality assurance of our EPAs


  • ensuring high quality reporting and management of information