Self Assessment

Quality Performance Outcomes (Inspections Reports; CPRs; e-Quality Files; Starting Points; CTRs; Quality Audits)

Our Quality Framework

Ofsted Inspection Readiness 

Inspection Notice Alert, Handbook For The Inspection Of Further Education And Skills, Inspection Report May 2010

Inspection Preparation Checklists

Top Level Checklist /Action Plan, Checklist for Directors & College Managers, Checklist for staff delivering teaching, learning & assessment

Sample questions that may be asked by inspectors 

Questions for Curriculum Managers, Questions of Teaching Staff (inc Trainer Assessors), Questions for Students

College Policy on Verification & Moderation


NVQ Codes of Practice

Joint Awarding Body Guidance on Internal Verification

Statuatory Regulations of External Qualifications

Report on EV Actions 2014

Useful Links



QCA - Qualification section


Awarding Bodies


The City and Guilds of London Institute


Merseyside Open College (MOCN)


CIPD - The HR and development website

Lead IV Quality Indicator: IV EV Update - Summary

Staff Development

General Information: Staff Development Policy, Staff Induction Check List, Institute for Learning website (IfL), Guide to making Action Plans, Investors In People Report

Staff Opinion Survey: Results and trends

INSET Forms: WMC staff applications to attend internal WMC courses under Inset 1, Help Guide on Application for Staff Development - Group Request, Help Guide on Application for Staff Development - Individual Request, Inset 1 - Application for Staff Development or Staff Training, Inset 2 - Expenses claim for authorised staff development, Inset 3 - In-house Staff Development Event Record and Attendance Sheet, Inset 4 - Individual Event Evaluation Form, Inset 5 - Group Event Evaluation Form, Inset application process - Post graduate or Professional, Support for HE Awards.

Continuous Professional Development: Continuous Professional Development Log, CPD Examples.

Appraisal Documentation: Guide to writing SMART objectives, Appraisal Record.

Investors in People: Background on the Healthy Organisations Project.