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Acceptable Evidence Guidance – 13th September update

17th September 2018

In March 2018, we updated the latest version of the Acceptable Evidence Guidance for ACW. Since then we have made the following changes:
 

Changes to existing pages:
 

SQA: we have updated the evidence to include screenshots and reports from their updated online systems as well as new unacceptable examples.
 

EAL: we have added newly branded acceptable certificates.
 

If you have any questions relating to this issue then please contact the ACW support team via acw@fisss.org or by calling 0300 303 4444.
 

ACW Consent Form

3rd July 2018

The ACW Consent Form has been updated, now requiring to be signed by both the Claimant and the Apprentice.

 

This new requirement has been introduced to ensure that consent is given in line with the most up to date legislation and that your apprentice’s data stays as accurate and secure as possible.

 

The revised Consent Form also includes a link to our updated. Data Use and Management Policy

 

Please ensure that for any Consent Forms signed on or after 1st September 2018, that it is this updated version of the form that has been used to record apprentice consent.

 

The new form can be obtained here.

 

If you have any related queries please let us know at acw@fisss.org

The Tech Partnership

14th June 2018

The Tech Partnership will be closing in September 2018 and Instructus will be taking over these apprenticeship certification responsibilities.

 

For further information please see the following –

 

https://www.thetechpartnership.com/about/legacy-transition-plans/

 

https://www.instructus-skills.org/instructus-tech-partnership-certification-apprenticeship/

 

If you have any questions relating to this issue then please contact the ACW support team via acw@fisss.org or by calling 0300 303 4444.
 

GDPR

14th May 2018

With GDPR legislation coming into effect from 25th May onwards we have updated our Terms and Conditions and our Data Use and Management Policy to be ahead of the changes in law, however our attitude to your data and it’s security has not changed.
 

  • We will protect your data securely and it will only be used by us for the service we provide.
  • We will not sell or give it to a third party for them to use.
  • You can ask to have a look at the information we hold and if there is a mistake we will correct it.
  • You can ask for your data to be erased and you can ask for it not to be used for research.
  • You can read our data use and data management policy by clicking here fisss.org to see the full details

We keep your personal information private and safe – and put you in control.
 

If you would like further information please let us know at acw@fisss.org
 

Acceptable Evidence Guidance – 1st March Update

5th March 2018

In December 2017, we updated the latest version of the Acceptable Evidence Guidance for ACW. since then we have made the following changes:
 

New Pages
 

We have added a new Awarding Organisation: Agored
 

Changes to Existing Pages
 

AQA: we have added a new certificate to reflect the GCSE English and Maths numeric grading.
 

OCR: we have added an updated version of the Interchange General Qualification Printout.
 

Pearson: we have added a BTEC Essential Skills Confirmation Report.
 

If you have any questions relating to this issue then please contact the ACW support team via acw@fisss.org or by calling 0300 303 4444.