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.  We are part of the leading professional body for the regulatory and financial crime compliance community.

Our internal Quality Assurance processes and large pool of current senior industry practitioners and subject matter experts ensure 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.

We provide EPA for the following apprenticeship standards

Credit Controller and Collector (Level 2)

Advanced Credit Controller and Debt Collection Specialist (Level 3)

Financial Services Administrator (Level 3)

Compliance Risk Officer (Level 3)

Public Sector Compliance Investigation Officer (Level 3)

Regulatory Compliance Officer (Level 4)

Counter Fraud Investigator (Level 4)

Data Protection and Information Governance Practitioner (Level 4)

Senior Compliance/Risk Specialist (Level 6)

Financial Services Professional (Level 6)

(Click each link to view our apprenticeship standard brochures)

Can’t see what you’re looking for?

If you can't find the standard you're looking for but would like to work with us then please get in touch at [email protected] 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.

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.

Hear from our clients

"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."

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 [email protected]

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.

Get in touch to discuss your EPA service requirements

Please contact us directly at [email protected] , or use the form below to request a call back from a member of the ICA EPA team.


Regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) as an end-point assessment organisation (EPAO).
The 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