Centres using SIMS can use a specific 'summer' basedata to import results for Cambridge Technicals and Functional Skills into the summer season of your management information system (MIS). This 'summer' basedata is an optional download and is available from June each year. Instructions on how to do this are provided below.
SIMS cannot import summer results before 15 June of any year.
Nothing more needs to be done with the basedata files.
Cambridge Technicals (2012)
Cambridge Technicals (2016)
Unlike for general qualifications such as GCSEs and A Levels, please use the awarding body identifier of 72 (OCR Coventry Office).
When you open a basedata file for the first time, you will receive the following prompt:
Choose ‘Select the program from a list’, click ‘OK’ and select ‘Notepad’ from the list of programs.