In alphabetical order, the following companies are exhibiting at FAB 2018.
A1 Security Print
Whether it’s the printing and personalisation of secure certificates and diplomas, the printing of examination question and answer papers, or the accurate production of OMR and ICR forms, we provide a secure, dependable and flexible service that meets the individual requirements of awarding bodies and exceeds their expectations.
Our strict verification procedures guarantee the integrity of your data throughout the whole production process, and our highly efficient variable data printing processes and finishing solutions ensure that your time critical projects are delivered on time to the high standards that you demand.
In addition, our bespoke software solutions include real time reporting and even document verification applications.
Phone: 0121 554 0044 or visit our website www.a1securityprint.com
To combat the growing problems surrounding certificate and qualification fraud, Adare has developed a secure certificate and examination printing solution. Trusted by leading awarding bodies, we work with our customers to design and produce high quality, secure certificates at our purpose built secure facility.
Our unique certificate personalisation capabilities and expertise enable us to handle data and manufacture certificates that are fully protected against fraudulent tampering.
Our vast experience and proven ability to deliver complex, time-sensitive projects makes us a perfect partner for your certificate and examination printing needs.
In addition, if your organisation has members, we can improve the quality, cost and efficiency of your membership communications through our plastic card production and fulfillment services.
Visit our website www.adarsec.com
Advanced Secure Technologies
Advanced Secure Technologies supports these initiatives with our Digital Certificates system that allows AO’s to issue both print and digital qualification documents, in an efficient and secure in-house process.
eCertificates - At the FAB Conference we’ll be demonstrating how the Digital Certificates solution is enabling Awarding Organisations to deliver eCertificates for their Training Centres, Learners, and Employers through a secure online portal.
Secure Certificates - Advanced Secure Certificate Papers offer unique, high level and patented security features that are currently protecting the awards of more than 120 Awarding organisations and Universities.
We look forward to discussing eCertificates with you at FAB 2017.
Phone: 029 2077 6800 or visit our website www.advancedsecure.co.uk
AlphaPlus offers a wide range of support services for Awarding Organisations ranging from qualification and assessment development through to support for HR and recruitment. Our work with AOs dates back over a decade, and our team comprises people with senior experience in running AOs and specialist skills in areas such as assessment design, and policy and regulation. Our work is customised to AOs' particular needs, and designed to work alongside existing teams. Our approach is collaborative, and all our clients are treated with discretion and confidentiality.
Here are some typical examples of what we do:
- Helping professional bodies redesign their membership and certification processes
- Developing new professional and occupational standards
- Developing new qualifications and curriculums
- Writing high stakes assessments for awarding organisations such as AOs and Government agencies
- Providing an outsourced turnkey examinations service
- Supporting regulators with their work to oversee examinations
- Providing statistical analysis of assessment data
- Moving assessments from on-paper to on-screen
Aptech Systems Ltd
ADS compromises two modules. Firstly, an e-Portfolio system for knowledge, skills and competency assessment delivery and secondly a 360 behavioural assessment system for 360 degree assessment delivery.
This second module has behavioural assessment for team work, communication skills etc., from self, employer, assessor, training provider, manager, peers etc., grading/marks with average score per assessment area or topic and many more features.
Here at Aptech we are very excited about the forthcoming opportunities arising from the new Trailblazer Apprenticeship Framework, and we are ready for it. Are you ?.............
Visit our website www.amcofm.co.uk
BTL is proud to be working at the heart of the awarding market in the UK, providing users with award-winning end-to-end assessment technology. This technology has been trusted by the Surpass Community to deliver over 20 million secure, high-stakes examinations.
Standard features in the platform keep up with the evolving assessment landscape in the both in the UK and internationally. Developments include: collaborative organisational item authoring; flexible delivery types; and a best-of-breed integration to connect and automate Surpass with other key business systems. Surpass also has an excellent reputation for candidate and test author usability, thanks to dedicated user experience and accessibility teams working alongside talented developers.
With an expansive test centre network and cutting edge remote proctoring functionality, Surpass is ready to deliver tests anywhere in the world, on any platform. Visit our website www.btl.com
Understanding awarding organisations (AOs) and Ofqual regulation is a specialist area of law. BWB is one of the few law firms with a dedicated team providing legal services to bodies on Ofqual’s Register of Regulated Qualifications, including several chartered institutes and sports governing bodies. We understand the business behind providing and developing prestigious vocational qualifications. As a full service firm, we advise AOs on a broad range of commercial, regulatory, property and litigation issues. Particular specialist advice includes Ofqual regulation, including obtaining regulatory opinions; centre agreements; disputes between awarding organisations and centres; and merging Ofqual-related organisations.
The regulation of qualifications being provided overseas is a very current issue for AOs and Ofqual. BWB has advised a number of AOs on their operations outside of England & Wales and have guided AOs through the dos and don’ts of operating overseas, including which learners are and aren’t regulated.
Consultancy services from independent audits; on-going regulatory advice and support and trouble-shooting; AO recognition applications to sitting on committees as a regulatory advisor. Our consultants are ex-AO and/or regulatory staff and have gained AO recognition for numerous organisations under the General Conditions and therefore have an excellent understanding of regulatory requirements and expectations.
The creatiogreen system – an intuitive centre and AO focussed workflow solution that is configured to meet an AO’s needs and underpins their Governance, Qualification Development, Centre Management and Learner Registration/Certification processes. It has been expanded to support the end-to-end AAO/EPA lifecycle from apprenticeship set-up, to enrollment/registration to the booking and allocation of external assessors as well as holding achievement outcomes and evidence.
We have helped all sizes of organisations with our easy to deploy, fully managed solutions including: awarding organisations; training providers; certification bodies; professional bodies; third sector; organisations; government departments and corporations.
Our assessment platform – XAMS – is used by many of the UK leading awarding organisations and has delivered examinations to large numbers of students – online, offline and on paper – across the world.
At FAB 2017 we will be also be demonstrating our new learning portal which provides timely and affordable access to over 400 eLearning vocational learning titles, from a wide range of publishers, covering all sectors.
Visit our website www.coelrind.co.uk
Qualification management needs to support this change by enabling awarding bodies greater flexibility, better control and increased security. We built Ecertsecure with this in mind, providing online certificate creation, remote printing, digital distribution and secure validation from anywhere in the world.
Whether issuing traditional paper secure certificates or digital certificates, Ecertsecure provides a bespoke platform, built around your processes, with automation and compliance at its heart.
With technology borrowed from the passport industry, Ecertsecure is at its best when generating and distributing secure digital certificates – easily created and automatically emailed to each candidate with your own personalised message.
If you are personalising certificates in-house, Ecertsecure is a powerful tool for generating overprint documents en masse via simple data upload, while adding security features.
Or why not completely outsource your certificate process, with Ecertsecure as the control platform.
As the world becomes increasingly globalised, it’s important that your certificates are able to meet the demands of students on the move. Visit our website at www.ecertsecure.co.uk.
We believe that the key to a successful partnership is working with you to understand your processes and requirements – developing a system that is easy to use, cost effective, reliable and provides the information you need to manage your programmes.
ROGO - A customisable e-Assessment & eLearning delivery system, designed specifically to meet the requirements of awarding bodies.
Rogo enables organisations to:
- Develop, Deliver and Score, secure, high stakes assessments.
- Create complex items with complex scoring.
- Collaborate on item creation, marking and moderation.
- Manage eLearning programmes and Develop formative assessments with detailed feedback and candidate tracking.
- Manage and Monitor assignment based programmes - apprenticeships, CPD.
- Analyse ad Report on all data collected.
We deliver tests globally in 120 countries including many with poor internet connectivity, including Central Africa, China and Russia.
Call +44 (0) 203 151 1331, or visit www.getrogo.com
With over 30 years’ experience, Hague has a strong reputation within the Education sector. We supply secure certificates and transcripts to over 200 Universities and Awarding bodies worldwide.
To make sure that an Awarding Body’s resources are used in the most productive and cost-effective way, Hague have a fully automated exam paper and certificate/transcript overprinting solution that will save the institution both time and money. Bespoke daily reports and tracking spreadsheets can be provided to tell you where your documents have been sent to around the UK or around the world.
Working closely with our customers, we offer flexible solutions tailored to their needs whilst helping them fight the risk of fraud and protect their brand.
Our mission is to make ‘our knowledge your success’. We achieve that through establishing and building meaningful relationships with those we work with. This foundation enables us to gain a unique understanding of your organisation and business processes.
NetXtra’s business analysis capability enables us to collaboratively identify and implement actionable insights. These insights inform your business logic and rules, and will result in the creation of business critical systems. The successful implementation and application of these systems provides further insight and knowledge which underpin your successful ongoing transformation.
Some of our 100+ clients include FAB member organisations such as;
- National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health
- Pensions Management Institute
- British Institute of Facilities Management
- Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
- Council for Dance Education and Training members the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.
The scope of digital solutions we provide is vast, from the development of beautiful intuitive websites and complex integration projects through to the delivery of evidence management systems, CPI (Course Provider Interface) and CPD portals. The CPI enables Course Providers to add and manage their own exams and other services which saves awarding bodies like yours valuable resource.
We’d love to meet you at FAB 2017, and would encourage you to come and visit us at stand 23 on the mezzanine level.
Parnassus is scalable and customizable, with the capability to add optional modules, including Exam booking and scheduling. New up and coming Parnassus features include a CRM module, which delivers Document Management and Workflow, enabling AO’s to deliver customer focused solutions. Please also ask about our proposed new module for managing End-Point Assessments.
For further information come to our stand or see www.parnassusonline.com +44 (0)1242 529 820
Quartz supports a wide range of registration, enrolment and assessment models, including centre and external assessment models, including examinations. This reflects the flexibility Quartz provides to meet diverse and changing local needs, delivered through unrivalled depth and breadth of functionality. Quartz provides multiple data input options, and tightly integrates with eAssessment and Finance systems, and with the PLR and LRS, and includes A2C compliance.
Quartz includes a centre portal, AO-administration module, candidate portal, and extensive business reporting. “On-line analytical processing” (OLAP) provides senior management with key information; ad-hoc and standard reports meet operational, management, and marketing needs; and Quartz provides centres with self-service information.
Visit our website www.porticoconsulting.co.uk
This drive to innovate and leverage next-generation technologies has allowed PSI to develop test delivery models, many of which are unique to the testing industry, including:
- Browser-based test platform
- Performance-based testing in the Cloud
- Online interactive proctoring
- Record and review proctoring
- Testing kiosks
- Mobile offline test centres
Questionmark's assessment technologies enable organisations to get trustworthy results when measuring knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes for certification, workforce learning, regulatory compliance and sales-force readiness. Customers worldwide rely Questionmark's award-winning platform for collaborative, multilingual item banking and assessment authoring; delivery via mobile devices including smartphones and tablets; secure, proctored exam delivery; candidate portal solutions; and comprehensive reporting and analytics.
Questionmark cloud-based assessment management solutions offer rapid deployment, scalability for high-volume test delivery, available 24/7 support, and a European-based data centre. Questionmark’s flexible APIs and support of major industry standards ensure interoperability with a variety of enterprise systems.
Secure and Confidential Documents
We have worked closely with Professional and Awarding Bodies for over 25 years and have experience of a wide range of sectors – from National Departments of Education to International Governments to small vocational institutes and colleges to Professional Bodies.
We provide a full solution to our exam clients relating to secure print and communication including services such as:-
- typesetting and proof-reading
- printing of exam question papers, answer books and all related stationery
- fulfilment services – storage, pick and pack
- membership & student print and mailing services – Results, Subscriptions, Certificates
- MCQ scanning and marking services
- Online marking systems
- Secure electronic distribution of documents
- Scanning and data-capture from forms, MCQs
- Secure document management – Archive, Retrieval, Destruction
Smart Apprentices have partnered with a leading AAO to launch the first purposely designed technology, Smart EPA, to fully manage End-Point Assessments, mitigating compliance risks and reducing administration costs and hassle.
Drop into our stand and we will share with you our best practice process of managing successful end-point assessments with our innovative new technology, giving you the confidence and peace of mind to harvest this exciting new opportunity.
Find out about our best practice process, and innovative technology at www.smartepa.com
Experts within the document management industry, Storetec provide specialist document scanning and data capture services to some of the largest examination boards in the UK and worldwide. Storetec have the expertise to implement a customised, systematic document management system meaning you can save time and money by accessing exam results and records instantly. FreeDocs, Storetec’s highly secure document management system has the capabilities of searching through 44 million exam papers in just 4 seconds!
Accredited ISO 27001 for information security, Storetec’s digital solution is trusted by leading education and training organisations to ensure their data is: secure, protected and compliant with data protection acts such as GDPR 2018.
Storetec can also provide document storage and secure document destruction services.
For further information, please contact Storetec or visit www.storetec.net.
With TestReach you can create engaging assessments using the advanced authoring tool and roll them out securely, anywhere in the world, at any time, for any number of candidates. As a SaaS solution, TestReach is easy-to-use, quick to roll out and cost-effective, and offers the flexibility to meet a variety of assessment needs all within one single application.
Learn more at www.testreach.com
TPP Recruitment’s divisions cover CEO & Trustee, Finance, IT & Facilities, Fundraising & Development, Health & Social Care, Human Resources, MarComms & Digital, Office & Specialist Support. TPP provide a variety of free services through its Giving Back programme including sector-specific seminars, forums and salary surveys as well as offering free use of our boardroom and free advertising for voluntary vacancies.
Visit our website www.tpp.co.uk
Turnitin is your partner in education with integrity. Turnitin’s solutions enhance organisational reputation, and ensure course and assessment content is original by comparing it against the world’s largest database. Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to prevent plagiarism, promote critical thinking, and help students improve their authentic writing.
More than 30 million students at 15,000 institutions in 150 countries use Turnitin, and over one billion student papers have been submitted since the company’s founding. Turnitin is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with international offices in Newcastle, U.K., Utrecht, Netherlands, Melbourne, Australia, Seoul, Korea and throughout Latin America. @Turnitin.
To find out more please drop by Stand 28 or visit our website www.turnitin.com