Tuesday 12 February 2013 is the final submission date for the next certification period. Award certificates will be available from FETAC on 28 February. Providers should be planning for verification and authentication now.
The Final Statement of Results are available to FETAC Centres on the FETAC FBS from today 17 December 2012. The award certificates are scheduled to be issued to Centres by FETAC for the December certification period on Friday 4 January 2013.
According to the QQI website, the new body expect to have policies and procedures regarding the registration of new providers in place in spring 2013. See http://www.qqi.ie/Queries/Pages/The-plans-of-QQI-for-registering-new-providers.aspx
QQI is formally established as a new integrated agency replacing FETAC, HETAC, NQAI and incorporating the functions of IUQB from today Tuesday 6 November. As of today, FETAC advises providers to use the QQI website www.qqi.ie to keep up-to-date with developments.
To-day Friday 31 August is the issue date for FETAC certificates for the August certification period. Congratulations to all involved; learners, tutors, internal verifiers and External Authenticators.
FETAC has just published the Key Dates and Information for 2013. The document is available on the FETAC website at http://www.fetac.ie/fetac/documents/Key_Dates_2013.pdf. It contains useful information and is essential reading for all FETAC centres.
Yesterday, 15 July was the date for issue of certificates by FETAC for June certification period. Deadline the next certification is 12 August so authentication should be happening by the end of July if possible
Feedback from the SOLAS Consultation Day (held in March) has just been published on the Department’s website at http://www.education.ie/home/home.jsp?pcategory=11397&ecategory=11413&language=EN
FETAC has recently posted a CAS update on the website www.fetac.ie (link from home page) entitled ‘Managing the transition to the Common Awards System (CAS)’. It is useful for any FETAC centre working on programme validation.
Best practice around equality and diversity often raises questions; trainers are not clear on what is required yet they know that they would benefit by appealing to a more diverse range of learners. Our Workshop on Monday 18 June (Dublin) and Monday 25 June (Galway) will help. Trainers will come away clear on how they can benefit from embracing diversity and increase their potential pool of applicants in a cost-effective way. Book a place at http://www.eventelephant.com/fetactraining
Please note this workshop is not organised by FETAC