Letter to awarding organisations: closing the unit bank

A letter to awarding organisations about closing the unit bank after the withdrawal of the qualifications and credit framework (QCF).


Responsible officer letter: Closing the unit bank

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This letter was sent to responsible officers in awarding organisations following our review of the ‘Regulatory Arrangements for the Qualifications and Credit Framework’ (the QCF rules) rules and our consultation on their withdrawal.

In that consultation we set out our proposals for how unit submitters and awarding organisations could move to a position where unit sharing is not facilitated through a central unit bank but instead units can be developed and shared directly between awarding organisations and others.

The purpose of this letter was to set out in more detail how we intend to get to that point.

Published 16 June 2015