Assigning CASs: all you need to know

This course is for Level 1 and 2 users of the SMS who are or will be involved with assigning CASs.

If you have students under the Tier 4 (Child) route, please contact us to discuss your training needs.

If you want and/or need a wider overview, we recommend that you attend UKCISA’s ‘Tier 4 basics’ course.

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • know the checks that should be undertaken before a CAS is assigned
  • know when not to assign a CAS including common pitfalls and implications
  • know how to complete each field on the CAS
  • know when to use a sponsor note and what information can be changed after a CAS is assigned
  • be able to check the guidance and the rules to ensure that the correct information is included

This course is suitable for:

  • level 1 & 2 users who are involved in assigning CASs
  • anyone new to Tier 4 and are looking to step into this role


  • Date(s): 04 March 2020
  • Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Price: £240 members, £160 students’ unions, £450 non-members
  • Location: London
  • Main contact: Will Burton
  • Telephone: 020 7288 4330
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