The Voice of the Qualifications and Assessments Industry

The Federation of Awarding Bodies is the collective voice of the UK’s world-class qualifications and assessments industry. Our members are committed to providing high-quality qualifications and assessments that recognise achievement, improve productivity, support social mobility and change lives.


Leading change

The research and policy development hub for the awarding and assessment industry, providing information, ideas and advice on qualifications and assessment policy.


Supporting Excellence

The national learning and professional resource for the awarding and assessment industry, providing support for the provision of high-quality qualifications and assessments.

Join today to be more informed and better connected.

The Federation of Awarding Bodies is the collective voice of the UK’s awarding and assessment industry. Join our network today to be part of a powerful trade association.

Membership is available for awarding bodies and end-point assessment organisations based in the UK and internationally. By working together, we can help you realise your goals of providing a world-class qualifications and assessment offer to your customers.

A wide range of organisations have an interest in the qualifications and assessment industry, including suppliers, consultants and other stakeholders. All are welcome to join us and play an active role in leading change and supporting excellence.

Sign up

Follow us

A couple of places have become available on @awardingbodies multiple choice question writing training course in London tomorrow. Register now at

Looking forward to a lunch roundtable discussion today with the skills minister @AnneMilton hosted by @Pearson_UK

@ofqual has published a consultation on regulating digital functional skills qualifications. Deadline 26 July for responses.

Take a look at the latest programme for EPA 2019 on 13 June. The flagship national conference for all those involved in end point assessment @awardingbodies @AssessorsGuild. Thanks to our sponsors @Creatio_Ltd @Protocol_Rec @EUSkills