Many students who recently took the English ICA's Technical Core 1 exam will have had an uncomfortable weekend after the institute posted the wrong marks on its website. Students who searched the Web for their results, which were published online at midnight on 22 October, found that the ICA had duplicated the 'Credit List' under the 'Pass List' heading. This meant students who had passed the module but were not in the upper echelon did not appear - to the undoubted horror of some. The slip up wasn't corrected until after 10 o'clock on the Monday morning by which time a number of students were panicking. 'We apologised to students who were unable to access their results and will investigate the matter and take steps to ensure it will not happen again,' said an institute spokesman. However, one FCA whose son was waiting for his results wanted further action. Lindsay Hicks said: 'The institute is reliant upon these future members for the continuation of our profession, and they fail them at the first hurdle.' Tut, tut.
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