Short inspections of further education and skills: guidance for providers

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



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

View guidance about full 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 the frequency of inspection for good providers.
  3. First published.