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Make the most of our connections with Advanced

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PICS is now part of the Advanced group, a leading provider of software solutions across education and other sectors. Their suite of EdTech products is used by over 2,500 providers and millions of learners each year, covering a wide range of Further Education needs.

One of the key benefits that comes with being part of Advanced is the opportunity to improve our connections with other education products, in particular, the Smart Assessor ePortfolio, the bksb GCSE and functional skills solutions, and the ProSuite range of MIS modules.

Our vision with Advanced is to offer an unrivalled suite of class-leading solutions supported by seamless data connections, allowing education providers to streamline their processes and uncover powerful insight.

If you are interested in expanding your EdTech setup with other Advanced solutions, please Fill Out this Form to get in touch.


Smart Apprentices is an award-winning suite of technologies for Apprenticeship providers and End Point Assessment organisations. Their solutions include the Smart Assessor ePortfolio and Smart EPA, covering all aspects of delivery through the digital learner journey. 

PICS can link to the Smart Assessor ePortfolio from Smart Apprentices to synchronise your learner records between the two systems. More information on the connection is available in our Online Help.


bksb provides market-leading solutions for Maths, English and Digital Skills, compliant with Functional Skills and GCSE criteria. bksb is used by over 75% of colleges, along with hundreds of schools, training providers, councils and more.

PICS can connect to the bksb functional skills solution to download functional skills data for your learners. More information on the connection is available in our Online Help.



ProSuite is a range of Further Education solutions designed to manage your day-to-day college delivery. With modules covering all aspects of the learner journey, ProSuite works to maximise student retention and achievement for your organisation.

Modules in ProSuite include the ProSolution MIS, ProMonitor learner progress tracker, and ProAchieve ILR data analysis tool.


Interested in finding out more?

By combining different tools in the Advanced education suite, you can build a bespoke connected solution for your organisation, enabling you to take your delivery, tracking, management and insight to the next level.

If you would like to learn more about how the Advanced education suite can help you become an outstanding provider, Fill Out this Form and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss further.