Gary Tovey, Head of Assessment Services, Babcock Assessments 

Putting the learner & quality at the heart of EPA 

  • Gary will share Babcock Assessments experiences of EPA to date, including: 
  • What was involved in setting up an EPAO from scratch
  • What challenges and surprises this presented
  • Why it is important to treat EPA differently to other assessment types
  • What’s going well
  • Why it remains critically important to put the learner and quality at the heart of EPA.

With over 15 years of experience in apprenticeships, and responsible for Babcock’s EPA businesses,  Gary joined Babcock Assessments from one of the UK’s largest awarding organisation, where he held senior posts in employer engagement, apprenticeship policy and stakeholder relationship management. Previous roles in the work based sector include within employers L&D teams (Wyevale and Sainsbury’s), training providers and other awarding organisations