New Features

  • PICS Main: Full picklists are now available for Apprenticeship Standards Codes. These are available on the New Learner screen and ILR Data form. The Apprenticeship Standards code lists on the New Learner screen are now filtered to the selected level of Apprenticeship Standard.
  • PICS Main, Reporting: Better support for High Contrast Colour schemes.


  • AdHoc: Learner Changes can now be filtered by additional key information.
  • AdHoc: It is now possible to select details about the main contact for an opportunity as output criteria in the AdHoc report.
  • CRM and Applicants, eRecruit: It is now possible to specify the Main Contact for an Opportunity in CRM and eRecruit.
  • CRM and Applicants, eRecruit: It is no longer possible to log in as a user with a deleted linked officer.
  • CRM and Applicants, Form Capture App, PICS Main: Configuration settings are now available to define if an error or warning is shown when Contact Method fields are left blank for learners, applicants, organisations or contacts.
  • eAssessor: New Config setting to show Applicant ID on learner list details panel and Learner overview page. Internal Ident has been added to the overview page as well as a few layout changes for Programme details.
  • eEmploy: File uploaders now use a different third-party component.
  • eTutor: Data display widths have been adjusted to better suit smaller screen resolutions.
    The Learner Preferred Method of Contact is now shown alongside contact details.
  • Misc Tools: Software Updates: Increased logging to diagnose extraction issues.
  • PICS Main: The ULN is now shown on the Learner Selection Screen.
    Data from fields like ULN LRN, email address and phones numbers on the Learner Selection Screen can now be copied to the clipboard by clicking on them.
  • PICS Main: Importing Unit Learning Outcomes and Performance Criteria by cutting and pasting from Word tables provided by BIIAB has been improved.
  • PICS Main: The Organisations importer can now optionally update Officers and Contacts. There is a new configuration setting “Allow Officer/Contact update from import data” to allow this.
  • PICS Main: Two new optional columns have been added to the Destination & Progression Import CSV: “Notes” and “Report in ILR”.
  • PICS Main: Changes to aim Withdrawal Reason, Completion Status or Employment outcome for aims ended in previous years will now generate a prompt to export that aim in the current year’s ILR.
  • PICS Main: LARS v6.0.0 : 22 Jan 2019 and ORGANISATION v3.0.0: 22 Jan 2019 are now available in PICS.
  • Reporting: The main contact at an opportunity will now be output in the Opportunity Current Status and Opportunity Days in Status schedulable reports.
  • Reporting: The Achievement Rates report has been updated to conform to the ESFA QAR specification version 3. An option has also been added to exclude overdue planned breaks if they are still reported in the ILR.
  • Reporting: The Achievement Rates report now uses Standard code when calculating the Minimum Standards cohort for AppStandard apprentices (ProgType 25). A new analysis for Minimum Standards Cohort is also now available.
  • REST API: The Trainee/Activities endpoint did not check that the trainee you are adding an activity to is in the activity participant list. Now throws a validation message if this is the case.
  • REST API: It is now possible to search for Trainees by their Placement Name or Code.

Bug Fixes

  • AdHoc: Selection of User Defined Form Questions with answers in CSV format did not work properly. Now fixed.
  • Claims and Profiles: There was an issue where Learner names weren’t being included on the ESF Funding Details Progression & Sustainment report. Now fixed.
  • Claims and Profiles: The FM36 Funding Calculation process would generate a process warning for completed learners with insufficient employer contributions when the employer was exempt from paying them. Now fixed.
  • CRM and Applicants: New files could not be attached to a Learner or Applicant if the only files attached were linked to the Notes and Documents section. Now fixed.
  • CRM and Applicants, eEmploy: There was an issue with not being able to open or complete activities with duplicate participants that also had linked attendance notes. Now fixed.
  • eRecruit: Applicant Category fields were not showing data. Now fixed.
  • eTutor: The Course Type filter on the Courses and Registers list for users with restricted permissions was not being populated correctly. Now fixed.
  • Form Capture App: Approved review forms were not included when picking a review form type. Now fixed.
    There was a bug causing approved review forms to sometimes not be downloaded. Now fixed.
  • Form Capture App: Windows FCA was allowing users to edit forms where the form design could not be found. This typically happens when a form design is made dormant. Now fixed.
  • PelControl: There was an issue where entering the first Report Group in PelControl would cause an error. Now fixed.
  • PICS Main: The Section list on the ILR’s EAS form would not always display a list of potential options to select. Now fixed.
  • PICS Main: Adding a TNP 2 or 4 record after the start date of a programme aim for FM36 Standard Apprentices would result in a validation error. Now fixed.