ADC Virtual Academy's UNDERSTANDING RIG INSPECTION qualification is a Customised Award, certificated and quality assured by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), Scotland's national awarding body. This is the first e-learning Customised Award to be credit rated on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) by SQA. The Customised Award has been formally confirmed at SCQF Level 6 with 7 credit points. This award is comparable to other Level 6 qualifications including a number of Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and some Professional Development Awards (PDAs).

The award complies with the minimum standards set out by the Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Services ELCAS. The MOD's Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) is an initiative to promote lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. The ELC scheme provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment in each of a maximum of three separate financial years

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To claim money for one of our open learning courses using your ELC, you must visit the ELCAS Website and download the claim form. ADC's Elcas Number is 7003.

All sections on the claims form must be fully completed with the exception of sections 4 and 5, before submitting to a member of Education Staff at least 25 days before the course starts, along with:

◼ Proof of last day of service
◼ Information about the course, including proof of level of qualification
◼ Copy of a utility bill showing home address
◼ Copy of driving licence or passport
◼ Daytime telephone number

Claimants must obtain a Claims Authorisation Note (CAN) from ELCAS BEFORE committing to the course.

If you are no longer serving, please send the Claim Form to:
ELC Manager NTE(ER2),
Floor 3, Mailpoint 3.3
Leach Building, Whale Island
HMS Excellent

Tel: 02392 625954

ELC Manager, D Ed Cap,
Zone 4, Floor 2
Ramillies Building, HQLF
Monxton Road, Andover
SP11 8HT

Tel : 01264 381580 or 01264 381565

The Army Single Service telephone helpline is open from, 1400 to 1700 Monday to Thursday, and 1300 to 1600 Friday, excluding bank holidays.

RAF: SO3 Accreditation
22 Trg Gp
Room 227, Trenchard Hall
RAF Cranwell

Tel: 01400 268183
Email: 22TrgGp-LrngCreditsAdmin@mod.uk  

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For further information on how ELC works, please visit:

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