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Edited 16 July 2021 13:22
EP98.1 clarification states EPA costs must not be in TNP1 on the ILR.
I've always put this in TNP2, however, when costing an Apprenticeship I have deducted the cost of EPA from the max funding band (if applicable) and put that cost in TNP2.
e.g. TNP1 £3600 for the delivery of the apprenticeship, TNP2 £900 the cost of the EPA, totalling the max funding band of £4500, is that still correct?
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It means TNP 1 must not include the cost of the EPA.
16 July 2021 14:24
What you've suggested sounds fine, assuming all parties have agreed those costs. Strictly speaking you're not meant to just use the funding band maximum as a starting point, rather the cost of delivery should be negotiated UP to that point.. but in reality a lot of providers do charge top whack, and then just deduct the EPA cost (adding as TNP2) once it's known.
16 July 2021 15:23