CIFguidancedraft7 Common Inspection Framework draft guidance 1 DRAFT GUIDANCE ON INSPECTION FOR PROVIDERS Interpreting the Common Inspection Framework Contents General guidance on the framework The framework applied to · Work-based learning · New Deal 18-24 · Adult and community learning · University for Industry learndirect provision Common Inspection Framework draft guidance 2 INTRODUCTION The Common Inspection Framework applies to those aspects of post-16 provision covered by the inspection remits of the Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI) and OFSTED. This draft guidance has been prepared to help providers interpret the framework and relates to: · Work-based learning · New Deal 18-24 · Adult and community learning · University for Industry learndirect provision. The ALI would welcome comments on the guidance before it is finalised. The intention is to formally publish the guidance for work-based learning and New Deal 18-24 by August 2001. The date for formally publishing guidance on adult and community learning and learndirect will be delayed until after a series of pilot inspections starting shortly. Please email any comments on the draft guidance to [email protected] Common Inspection Framework draft guidance 3 GENERAL GUIDANCE ON INSPECTION ADULT LEARNING INSPECTORATE The Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI) was established under the provisions of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 to bring together the inspection of adult learning and work-based training into the remit of a single inspectorate. The ALI is responsible for inspecting a wide range of government-funded learning, including: · work-based learning for all people over 16 · education for people aged over 19 in further education colleges · the University for Industry’s learndirect provision · adult and community learning · training delivered by the Employment Service (ES) under the New Deals.