Mission-Critical Software: Secure - Reliable - Robust - Scalable

Parnassus supports the core business functions of an awarding organisation: qualification management, approved centres, learner registration, entry of achievement through to certification. A portal-style solution which can be used by internal staff and, with our sophisticated security structure, any function can be made available to centres, EQA's, assessors and other external users - including learners. Parnassus is the only fully web-based awarding organisation management system with such an extensive range of functions.


Registration of Learners and their Qualifications. Capture individually and in batches, either on-screen or via file upload. Duplicate checking.


Submission of achievement for both external and internal assessment, with checks against qualification rules, centre approval and DCS. Approval by EQAs if applicable.


Print certificates in various batch sizes, by centre, by learner, by cohort, by date range - and much more.


The registration process can be handled individually or in batches. During data entry, the system has a duplicate checking feature.

  • Learner registration captures details of the learner, the qualification and the units & pathways they undertake. This module can be extended to allow integration links to Learning Records Service (LRS) for validation of Unique Learner Numbers (ULN).
  • Centre registration defines centre details which includes site details and the qualifications offered at each site.
  • Qualification or unit registration defines awards, units, pathways, assessment types and methods.


  • Submit internally assessed achievement by centres and markers
  • Achievements can be uploaded to PLR using a file export or by direct integration
  • Unit calculations are performed based on qualification rules and definitions


  • Certification are generated in batches or individually.
  • Automate or manually generate client specific reporting.
  • View Batch Summary for manual checking before printing.

Bespoke and Consultation Services

Parnassus is a fully functioning application that can be used immediately after installation – or can be customised to your organisation’s business processes, terminology & document templates. These are some of the bespoke extensions we can provide: examiner management, recruitment, links to finance systems, memberships, integration with eAssessment solutions – and much more!

You may also be interested in our software solution for EPA organisations – see www.ga-talus.com for further information.

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