AoFA Qualifications (AOFAQ) Special Conditions: 28 February 2019

Direction to AOFAQ replaced with Special Conditions from 28 February 2019


Special Conditions - AoFAQ February 2019

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Awarding organisation Issue Action taken Case status
AoFA Qualifications Likely failure to comply with Conditions H5.1, H6.1(d), I4.1(d), I4.2(b) and I4.2(c). Special Conditions Open

On 5 December 2018, Ofqual gave a direction to AoFAQ following an investigation that raised concerns that AoFAQ had failed, and was likely to continue to fail to comply with its Conditions of Recognition. The direction was given in order to secure compliance with Conditions H5.1, H6.1(d), I4.1(d), I4.2(b) and I4.2(c) and required AoFAQ to immediately stop issuing results and certificates to Learners and to stop registering new Learners to qualifications regulated by Ofqual, until it had demonstrated that it had the capacity to ensure that results were accurate and certificates were valid.

On 28 February 2019, Ofqual replaced that direction with Special Conditions. This followed significant improvements in AoFAQ’s capacity to undertake the development, delivery and award of qualifications. The Special Conditions were imposed to provide assurances around AoFAQ’s capacity for sustained compliance going forward. The terms of the direction ceased to have effect on 28 February 2019.

Published 5 March 2019