Monthly Archives: May 2017

Federation Oracle

10th May 2017

The latest issue of the Federation Oracle, the one stop shop for updates from within Apprenticeships is out now. In this edition you will find information on:


  • Rejections – overview of the last 12 months
  • Customer satisfaction 2017 review
  • Policy round up

Acceptable Evidence Guidance – 10th May 2017 Update

10th May 2017

In January 2017, we updated the latest version of the Acceptable Evidence Guidance for ACE. Since then we have made the following changes:
New Page

An additional Awarding Organisation has been added to the Guidance:

Changes to Existing Pages
AAT: have withdrawn some evidence examples which have been moved into Withdrawn Evidence, but will still be acceptable until the 10th August 2017.

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE): we have added an acceptable International Certificate of Education.
OCR: we have added a new unacceptable piece of evidence.
Pearson Edexcel: we have added a new acceptable IGCSE certificate
International GCSE (IGCSE): we have added a new acceptable IGCSE certificate.
SQA: we have updated the evidence to include screenshots and reports from their online systems as well as new Certificate examples.
If you have any further questions relating to this issue then please contact the ACE Support Team via or by calling 0300 303 4444.