PICS 15.30.002.08

15.30.002.08
New Features

  • Claims and Profiles: The Earnings Adjustment Statement tool within the Funding Calculator is now available for 2019.
  • Imports and Exports: PICS can now automatically validate new ILR files using the 2019 FIS application. In order to do this the FIS install location must be set in the ILR Exporter when prompted. Please note this feature is not available for Pellcomp hosted customers.
  • Imports and Exports: An option has been added to set a custom output folder for FIS reports generated via the ILR Exporter. This can be found on the Settings menu in the 2019 ILR Exporter. Please note this feature is not available for Pellcomp hosted customers.
  • PICS Main: The Earnings Adjustment Statement data collection on the ILR is now available for 2019.

Improvements

  • AdHoc: Now uses fewer resources when running in scheduled mode
  • PICS Main: ILR Data Capture Validation has been altered to allow for section “4.7.18 Completion status” of the Provider Support Manual
  • PICS Main: Max funding field for 2019/20 has been added to Payroll.
  • Reporting: The Learner Status Report now has Optional Outputs for “Devolved Area Monitoring (DAM)” and “Source Of Funding”

Bug Fixes

  • Claims and Profiles: The FM36 Funding Calculator was incorrectly calculating a Framework Pathway change as a separate programme. Now fixed.
  • Claims and Profiles: The Subcontractor Reconciler was not calculating funding accurately for FM36 Apprentices when there was a change in subcontractor / partner. Now fixed
  • eAssessor: An exception would be given when saving an IQA/EQA Plan Item in eAssessor with a Report Ref value longer than 15 characters. The Report Ref field has now been restricted to a maximum of 15 characters.
  • Imports and Exports: There was an issue where payment records recorded during a break in learning would be exported against the wrong Programme Aim. Now fixed.
  • Misc Tools: ACE360 interface now works on Windows 7.
  • PICS Main: There was an issue where it was not possible to automatically change tabs when entering a new learner. Now fixed.
  • PICS Main: Unit/Qual Assessment Method codes in Other General Base Data have now been limited to a maximum of one character length.
  • PICS Main: The Funding button on the ILR was not correctly detecting changes in employment statuses which may have caused employment contributions to be calculated incorrectly. Now fixed.
  • Reporting: The Learner Status Report and Subcontractor Reconciler were not using the Original Start date to determine a learner’s Age Band. Now fixed.