Professional Assessment2020-07-31T10:32:06+01:00

COVID-19 Update August 2020

From the 1st of September, where requested, or where flexible assessment is not a viable option, we will recommence site visits for end-point assessment.

The safety of apprentices, our clients and their colleagues, the public and our staff is paramount.  Therefore, any site visits will be dependent on satisfactory safety checks prior to the visit and any relevant local lockdown restrictions.

Our website Policies page contains our guidance and documentation for site visits during the COVID pandemic.

We are currently able to conduct end-point assessment remotely for all standards we are approved to assess.

Please contact us at if you have any questions.

Professional Assessment Ltd provides services for training organisations and employers involved in the delivery of Apprenticeships and adult learning. Our offer includes:

End-point Assessment for a wide range of apprenticeship standards

Audit and compliance services for training providers

Quality services to support excellence in training delivery

What is PAL’s Approach?

From the beginning, PAL’s aim has been to provide a high-quality, responsive service for our clients and their apprentices.

We believe that end-point assessment should be a positive experience for all involved, as well as robust.  We believe that our compliance audits and quality services should enhance and support the training programme, and we understand that we need to continously improve our service to meet the demands of our clients.

Our Services

End Point Assessment


Independent Quality Services

What our clients say

PAL is prompt and professional. Communication is clearly a strength and the resources to help the Apprentices prepare for EPA are very good. I feel our Apprentices have had the best experience that could be sourced from an assessment provider. The post assessment feedback for us as a training
provider has also been really useful in making sure our programme is robust and gives our candidates the best possible outcome.

Education & Apprenticeship Manager, Azzurri Group

PAL has been and continues to be the most flexible, helpful, responsive and effective EPAO with which JGA has worked. Their costs are reasonable, and service is second to none. We find they are always available to provide support and anticipate continuing to work with them for a very long time.

Managing Director, JGA Group

We were thrilled to be able to work with the team at PAL to develop our quality cycle. The PAL team shared their own experiences and provided us with valuable insights, which not only helped us to evaluate our effectiveness but also develop our confidence as a team.

Head of Curriculum and Quality Assurance, Antrec Ltd

As a small local provider, we were unsure about using an external consultant to look at our data and compliance procedures. However, PAL’s input was extremely helpful and their advice has saved us a lot of time and money.  It was clear from the outset that the team is very experienced and their approach enabled us to get everybody on board with the changes.

Apprenticeship Manager, Springboard NE

Huge thanks and kudos to Professional Assessment who are offering fantastic support to training providers and Events apprentices across the industry regarding End Point Assessment.

Director, Wright Excellence in Events

Thank you so much!  Your team have been incredible and are so crucial to the success of our apprentices.

Programme Manager, Baxterstorey

PAL’s Senior Management Team

Linda Martin

Managing Director

Claire Richardson

Quality Director

Graham Knott

Business Development Director

Rupert Crossland

Director of Audit and Compliance

Get in touch

If you have any questions on Professional Assessment or would like to hear more about the process, please get in touch.

Call us on 0800 160 1899

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