Common Inspection Framework contextualised to meet specific demands of the inspection of welfare and duty of care in the armed services.
Ofsted inspects the impact, quality, effectiveness and management of welfare and duty of care in Armed Services’ training establishments. The inspections are commissioned by the Minister of State for the Armed Forces and administered through the Directorate of Training, Education, Skills and Resettlement. Ofsted’s remit and scope, and the key aspects to be inspected, are specified in a memorandum of understanding and associated schedule agreed between the Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans (DPWV) and Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted). Inspections are carried out in line with the Common Inspection Framework for further education and skills.