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Awarding Organisations

Awarding Organisations

14th, Jan 2021 General News

iPET Network, City & Guilds, Open College Network West Midlands (OCNWM) are just some of the many Awarding Organisations that are regulated by Ofqual. What do we do? What are our roles? We see so many people are asking these questions everyday. iPET Network pride ourselves in being a Canine and Feline sector specific Awarding Organisation. We want to give you, the opportunity to ask us the questions and what information would you like to see from us on social media?

Please feel free to email us on: info@ipetnetwork.co.uk to ask any questions you may have.

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CASS update (Centre Assessment Standards Scrutiny)

CASS update (Centre Assessment Standards Scrutiny)

5th, Jan 2021 General News

Ofqual announced in September 2019 that all Awarding Organisations (AOs) will be required to introduce a Centre Assessment Standards Scrutiny (CASS) strategy no later than September 2021. This approach forms part of Ofqual’s overall strategy to improve the controls Awarding Organizations' have in place where an assessment is marked by a centre (Training Provider), relating to Condition H2.

Awarding Organisation’s need to determine the most appropriate CASS approach for each of their qualifications and must meet Ofqual’s minimum requirements. One specific form of CASS is moderation and Ofqual has defined some qualifications will always be subject to moderation (such as GCSEs, A levels and Technical Qualifications).

The iPET Network CASS Strategy will be available to all approved Training Providers from February 2021. 

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