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.


Please note that the listing of these consultants does not infer any endorsement or quality check having been undertaken by the Federation.

Bates Wells

Bates Wells is a unique law firm combining a traditional legal practice with sector-specific consultancy services. Bates Wells has for many years provided cost-effective and top quality advice to the qualifications sector through its multidisciplinary team. Bates Wells is uniquely positioned to advise awarding organisations on a broad range of regulatory, corporate, commercial, employment, education, … Continue reading Bates Wells

Peridot Partners

Placing purpose and quality before profit, Peridot Partners is an executive recruitment business transforming leadership and inspiring change with organisations who have social purpose. Since 2009 we have partnered with education and skills providers, membership and professional bodies, social enterprises and not-for-profits to lead their recruitment of executive and senior staff, and non-executive directors, governors … Continue reading Peridot Partners

Advanced Secure Technologies

Advanced Secure Technologies develops pioneering, innovative secure solutions that protect individuals, organisations and the wider society against fraud. In the field of education we protect qualifications to ensure that the certification of awards are secure. Safeguarding the integrity of the learning and ensuring that the hard work of all stakeholders, learners, centres & awarding organisations, … Continue reading Advanced Secure Technologies


Creatio provides a wide range of services to Awarding Organisations (AO): 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 … Continue reading Creatio


PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years experience of providing worldwide testing solutions to corporates, national and regional government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions-focused approach, from test development and psychometrics to delivery and results-processing. As well as managing a global network of secure test centres, PSI is committed to … Continue reading PSI


TestReach is a unique cloud-based solution for running computer-based exams, which is transforming how organisations run assessment and certification programmes. It covers the end-to-end exam process, with advanced functionality for exam authoring, test assembly, delivery, marking, moderation and reporting. All exam delivery methods are provided, and because remote invigilation an integral part of the same … Continue reading Testreach


Questionmark assessment and portal solutions enable organisations to measure knowledge, skills and attitudes for certification, channel expertise, workforce learning and regulatory compliance. Questionmark’s assessment management system, available onDemand or for on-premise deployment, enables collaborative, multilingual authoring; multiple delivery options including mobile devices; trustable results and comprehensive analytics. Questionmark enables learning and assessment professionals to create, … Continue reading Questionmark

Portico Consulting

Quartz is the market-leading it system chosen by over 30 Awarding organisations. it is a uniquely comprehensive system supporting: registrations, award, certification and AuthentiQual eCertification; qualification development; business development, sales and marketing; centre approval and centre management; compliance and quality assurance; automated work-flow management; and support for AAo’s. Quartz supports a wide range of registration, … Continue reading Portico Consulting

Inspera Assessment

Inspera Assessment is a secure, robust and flexible e-assessment platform that is easy to use and supports the entire assessment lifecycle for a range of formative and summative assessment types. Our innovative technology approach, know-how and service level needed to succeed with large-scale implementation of e-assessments ensures students and key stakeholders have a seamless, effective … Continue reading Inspera Assessment

Gordon Associates

Do you need a new management system for your awarding organisation? A cloud-based system which allows centres to register learners online? Parnassus from Gordon Associates is the market-leading portal-style Ao business management system which fully embraces RQF, QCF & NQF and any other qualification structures. the system supports the core business functions of an awarding … Continue reading Gordon Associates

Digital Assess

Digital Assess is a leading supplier of evidence based assessment product that empowers learners to evidence the application of their acquired knowledge through demonstrable skills, be this in the classroom or work place. our assessment technologies are used by centres, training providers and accreditation bodies to support the delivery, assessment and verification of vocational qualifications … Continue reading Digital Assess


At Coelrind, our experienced team bring together expertise in assessment development, exam administration, instructional design and eLearning development with a deep understanding of how to future-proof technology so as to provide flexible, scalable and sustainable solutions. We have helped all sizes of organisations with our easy to deploy, fully managed solutions including: awarding organisations; training … Continue reading Coelrind


Supplier Profile / / 01332 222 686 Calibrand, the currency for talent specialises in providing e-assessment solutions that assess, monitor, measure, benchmark, track and test people during periods of employment and training. We deliver assessments and learning for qualifications, licensing, certifications and tests. In 2016 we are celebrating a birthday – we have been established for over … Continue reading Calibrand

BTL Learning & Assessment – Surpass, the Assessment Platform

Surpass, the Assessment Platform created by BTL BTL is proud to be working at the heart of the awarding market in the UK. Our assessment technology is trusted by global organisations to deliver secure high stakes examinations. Plus, Surpass is recognised as a best-of-breed solution for integration with your current candidate management systems thanks to … Continue reading BTL Learning & Assessment – Surpass, the Assessment Platform

The TALL Group of Companies

The TALL Group’s accredited secure print facilities provide the Education sector with the opportunity to make significant savings by offering an end-to-end service in the print, production and personalisation of Awards Certificates and exam papers, provided to awarding bodies, schools, colleges and Universities both in the UK and Internationally. With over 25 years experience in … Continue reading The TALL Group of Companies

Storetec Services Ltd

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 … Continue reading Storetec Services Ltd

Botosoft Technologies Limited

Most methods currently used in securing documents are flawed as there is no unique standard for verifying their authenticity. With the prevailing problems associated with document security in institutions, we at Botosoft Technologies have developed a new and advanced document security solution called BOTOSEAL. BOTOSEAL strongly enhances the current security features of certificates by replacing … Continue reading Botosoft Technologies Limited