The electronic practice assessment documentation (EPAD) is a cloud based online platform that enables students, clinical staff and academic staff to access practice assessment documentation digitally.

The EPAD is being launched for student & apprentice nurses, nursing associates and physiotherapists on 2nd October 2023. Students from other courses in the school of health and social care, will launch in October 2024.

This page includes resources and guidance for students, practice staff and academics. If you require further support, please contact us.

ePAD Support


Access to the ePAD

To access the Essex ePAD login page, click here. Students will be able to log in using single sign on. Please select the option to login with your University of Essex account. 

ePAD Student Training

Student training will begin in September 2023, including online and face to face sessions. Students will be notified of their scheduled training dates via their Essex email account.