For a summary of the administration of Cambridge Technicals, see the admin overviews for the 2012 suite and the 2016 suite. You can also use our handy flow chart which summarises Cambridge Technicals entry information, including downloading basedata, and also provides hints and tips of what to watch out for. You may also find the following useful:
Need help with refreshing your basedata? Capita SIMS have put together a handy YouTube video to show you how.
You must import the basedata using the ‘awarding body identifier’ of 72 (RSA or OCR Coventry Office).
*You must register your candidates by making qualification entries before you make unit test entries.
**The entry window is open from 2 to 28 March 2021. Basedata is published on 1 February to allow you to prepare your data.
The Cambridge Technicals basedata uses the following abbreviations:
You can send EDI amendment files with entries for new candidates (once you have sent your first EDI entry file) or new entries for existing candidates.
You must not send changes to any candidates’ personal details or changes to existing entries via EDI, including withdrawals. If you need to amend or withdraw your entries, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We provide basedata from the last year for centres to import into their management information systems. If you require basedata from previous years, please contact us.