We are Innovate Awarding, an independent awarding organisation with a ‘no surprises approach to assessment’

We provide end-point assessment services for apprenticeship standards, and vocational qualifications for work-based learning and transitioning to work, across 15 sectors and growing.


We are regulated by Ofqual and listed on the government’s ESFA register of apprentice assessment organisations. Reputation is of the utmost importance to us, whether this be from those that regulate us, those that compete against us, the employers and providers we work with, or the learners and apprentices we serve.


Our clients are our partners for life. They work with us not only because of the quality of our end-point assessments and qualifications, our commitment to compliance or our personalised service - but because of our people. The expertise and support of our people are what make the difference in delivering true value.

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Innovate Awarding was established as part of the Lifetime Group in 2009 and became a regulated Awarding Organisation in 2010. Innovate Awarding purpose has always been focused on developing and delivering high quality qualifications and assessments to allow individuals to reach their potential and gain skills to start a career, to develop in a current job role or learn new skills to progress. All our qualifications and assessments are designed with Employers so we can ensure our qualifications and End Point Assessments are high quality and fit for purpose.

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Innovate Awarding provide end point assessment and qualifications across a wide range of sectors. Visit our Qualifications list and Apprenticeship standards pages to find out more. Our commitment to delivering EPA in an efficient client-friendly way has reached a new level with the development of our new EPA Pro system. This integrated platform can streamline the entire EPA process from registration to certification issue and is widely regarded as industry leading.


EPA Pro is Innovate's End-point Assessment management system, that is designed to make the EPA process straightforward, utilising cutting-edge technology and intuitive design. Developed in conjunction with Innovate and other leading EPAOs, training providers and employers to ensure an industry-leading system, it streamlines the entire EPA process from apprenticeship registration and assessment scheduling to results and certification.


The platform increases efficiency and reduces administrative burden during the EPA process. It can generate a range of useful reports and provides access to resources and materials to support every step of the assessment process.

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For futher assistance please call us on 0117 314 2800 or email us at
contactus@innovateawarding.org and we'd be more than happy to help.