Inspecting further education and skills: guidance for providers

This guidance outlines what Ofsted will look at during a full inspection of a further education and skills provider.



Providers can use this information to help prepare when Ofsted notifies them about a full inspection.

View guidance about short inspections.

Published 28 August 2015
Last updated 5 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Edited for clarity and to add details of a new provider staff questionnaire.
  2. Updated to include a privacy notice and to reflect recent changes to the further education and skills handbook about which documents inspectors will look at.
  3. First published.