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Your and our responsibilities if you enter into a franchise agreement with another provider

Course information

The lead provider keeps overall control of the programme’s content, delivery, assessment, and quality assurance. The lead provider must add the course on the Course Management System (CMS). Students will apply for funding at the lead provider and all tuition fee loan payments will be paid to the lead provider.


Provider A (franchisor) has entered into a franchise agreement with Provider B (franchisee). Provider B is delivering the course at its campus on behalf of Provider A. The lead provider, Provider A, must upload the course details to CMS under its provider details. The location on the course should display as Provider B.

The franchisor is responsible for submitting all data returns to the Student Loans Company (SLC), including all data within the Student Information Service (SIS).

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