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Keywords e.g. warehousing
Qualification Code e.g. 600/5640/X
Keywords e.g. warehousing
Unit Code e.g. Y/505/4889
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF498
Keywords e.g. warehousing
Open Awards Unit Code e.g. UA33ART12
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF521




The FAQs below relate to the Extraordinary Regulatory Framework (ERF) that was put in place for assessments due to take place between 20th March and 31st July 2020. Ofqual has launched a consultation on arrangements for the next academic year which can be viewed here. We will update our centres and these pages with information as this becomes available. In the meantime, if you have concerns about your delivery or assessment plans for September onwards, please contact us on and a member of the team will get in touch to discuss. 


There is a full list of Open Awards qualifications within scope for mitigation this Summer available to view here.

The following guidance documents can be downloaded from the Portal to support changes to awarding this Summer:

  • Awarding Vocational Qualifications (Summer 2020) - Centre Assessment Grades
  • Awarding Functional Skills Qualifications (Summer 2020) - Centre Assessment Grades
  • Functional Skills Pass Descriptors 
  • Education and Training Qualifications - Adaptation to Assessments for Summer 2020
  • Learner Guidance - Change for Summer 2020
  • How to Register Learners to Specific Units 
  • How to Complete and Upload Evidence and Assessment Record Sheets (EARS) 

Recordings from recent webinars can be accessed by the links below:

Education and Training

Functional Skills

Skills for Further Learning and Employment Suite

Awarding VQTs

Completing the Evidence and Assessment Record Sheets (EARS)

Remote Invigilation

FSQ Administration procedures and guidance

Open Inspiration - Grading Access to HE

Open Inspiration - Minimising the Burden