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School Workforce Census 2017 - Refresher
Running: On 18 October 2017 from 09:15 to 11:00
Spaces Available: There are 6 places available.
Location: See Course Details
Course Organiser: Tracy Higgins
Fees: SLA Non-subscriber Fee: £105
SLA Standard Level Subscriber Fee: £0
SLA Comprehensive Level Subscriber Fee: £0
Required Documents: SIMS - School Workforce Census November 2017 - Preparing for and producing the return

Aimed at:

Staff in school responsible for producing the School Workforce Census return for the DfE on 2nd November 2017, and who have previously created a SWC return.

Course Outline:

The course will take the user through the various stages of checking and ensuring that the data entered is ready for the School Workforce Return.  The users will be shown how to create and validate the information and generate the return.

The course consists of:

  • the data which will be collected by the School Workforce Census (SWC)
  • how schools SIMS systems can be configured to provide the data
  • how to prepare your staff data in SIMS .net
  • It will also cover how to create and validate the Workforce Census return file, how to resolve data issues and how to send it to the LA.

Knowledge required:

Good working knowledge of Personnel is needed.  The ability to use Reporting within SIMS



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