Candidates will be sent specific joining instructions incorporating the new arrival procedure set out below:
1. Candidates are to arrive at SETA 10 minutes before their Course or Assessment start time and be wearing a face covering
2. On arrival, candidates will remain 2 metres apart as guided by markings and signage affixed in prominent positions within the car park area. An allocated person will be in reception to meet and greet, and to:
a. Check candidates are wearing a face covering. If no covering is worn, entry can be prohibited
b. Candidates will be called to the muster point of main reception, where identity will be checked against attendance register
c. All candidates must sign in and out using the self-service iPads located in 1st Avenue reception on which they will also record their temperature, having taken it using the non-contact wrist scanner adjacent and complete the COVID self declaration.
d. The NHS Covid-19 App QR code is available on the iPad whilst signing in or available throughout the centre. Use of this is encouraged, but not compulsory.
e. If the temperature is high, a discussion will commence as to why this might be; did they cycle, walk, run to Centre? Are they wearing heavy clothing or, a thick jumper or coat?
f. If no explanation is provided, they must be sent away and this recorded on the register
g. If there is an agreeable explanation, candidates will sit/settle for 10 minutes in/out of their vehicles, then take again when they return
h. If their temperature is ok, they will be allowed access
i. If their temperature is not ok, they must be sent away and this recorded on the register
j. Candidates will be escorted to the Assessment or Course room by the Assessor/Tutor, who will register their attendance, provide all induction information necessary, place them in a designated Assessment area or seating arrangement and the Assessment or Course will begin
k. When candidates complete an Assessment, they will leave the room or area, go to reception and then through to the car park at the front of the building. Their gloves and/or mask will be disposed of as required in the bin provided.
Click here to download the Change to Centre Operations document