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Social care common inspection framework (SCCIF): residential provision of further education colleges

9. Timeframe

Timeframe for an inspection from planning to publication of the report.

Day Full inspection activity
1 Preparation
2 Notice – site visit (usually at around midday on the day of notification)
3 Site visit
4 Site visit
5–9 Report writing – inspection evidence and report submitted for quality assurance
17 Report sent to the college for any comments on factual accuracy within a maximum of 13 working days of the end of the inspection
22 College returns the report within 5 working days with any comments on factual accuracy
32 The final report will be published on the Ofsted website within a maximum of 28 working days of the end of the inspection