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Edited 21 July 2021 17:36
Hoping to catch someone who uses PICS for QAR purposes!
We have just processed a learner who had an expected end date of 06/09/2021 but actually achieved early on 29/06/2021.
The QAR report that PICS is generating shows the learner as an achiever in 2021/22 and not in 2020/21 as it should.
Any help appreciated.
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This is known as the Hybrid End Year. The year in which the learner is counted for the purposes of Achievement Rates is based on the later of the following:
In the example given, the planned end year is the later, so this is the year in which the learner is included.
I appreciate that may not seem logical for an earlier achiever, but the Achievement Rates have a very well-defined specification that we have to follow. The following link will give you a good overview of the rules...
Hope that helps.
21 July 2021 19:40 (Edited)
And, as an independent voice, I agree that Pellcomp are doing this correctly, as weird as it seems.
22 July 2021 08:29