Inspecting secure training centres: framework

The framework and evaluation schedule for inspection of secure training centres.


Inspections of secure training centres framework, evaluation schedule and grade descriptors from 1 September 2015

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This document sets out the the inspection of secure training centres to be led by Ofsted in conjunction with Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons and the Care Quality Commission.

The framework for inspection includes the evaluation schedule.

For use with the inspection handbook.

Published 7 February 2014
Last updated 21 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Youth Justice Board references updated to Youth Custody Service. New paragraph 22 confirms inspectors follow the HMIP urgent notification process where necessary.
  2. Slight amendments to paragraph 6 on page 3 (clarifying regulatory responsibilities) and paragraph 12 on page 4 (about communication with young people, including individual meetings).
  3. Paragraph 6 revised for clarity; footnote 5 updated with new link.
  4. Framework for use from September 2015 published
  5. First published.