Ofsted’s annual reports on the effectiveness of welfare and duty of care for recruits and trainees in Armed Forces initial training.
Ofsted’s inspection remit requires that Ofsted:
- determine the extent to which progress has been made in addressing issues of care, welfare and support for recruits and trainees during initial training in the Armed Forces, including examination of self-assessment by the establishments
- judge the effectiveness of the strategic and operational management of the care, welfare and support for recruits and trainees during initial training in the Armed Forces
- take account of the national care standards and safeguarding where relevant
The annual reports draw on evidence of these inspections.