Minimum levels of performance

Guidance relating to the application of Minimum Levels of Performance and the operation of Notices to Improve applying to the 2011/12 academic year is now available.

The guidance sets out how the YPLA (working with the Skills Funding Agency) intend to approach identified provider under-performance in the 2011/12 academic year in respect of:

  • financial health and financial management and control
  • the analysis of success rates against minimum levels of performance
  • inspection outcomes

Download the Minimum Levels of Performance and Notices to Improve Guidance and the Technical Annex.

Beyond 2011/12 this policy area will be reviewed to better reflect Government policy and organisational change.

This guidance applies to General Further Education Colleges (GFECs), Sixth Form Colleges (SFCs), Adult Education Providers and Private Training Providers that deliver education and training, in scope for consideration, funded by the Skills Funding Agency and/or the YPLA.