Steven Hale

I work primarily on returns/funding/DAS for a HE Training Provider with c.1500 apprentices covering 15 standards I've been looking after the ILR and funding requirements from the very start of our apprenticeship journey, starting with low numbers back in 2015/16.

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Thanks Martin - so where do I find that guidance? "...

Thanks Martin - so where do I find that guidance? "For Apprenticeship programme aims the planned end date must not be changed excepting due to an administration error prior to R14 in the start year...

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Steven Hale commented,

Martin - Sorry if I'm being a bit thick here ....but...

Martin - Sorry if I'm being a bit thick here ....but that doesn't answer my query regarding the wording. It doesn't say "start date", it just says "date" which seems to mean planned end date as tha...

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Steven Hale commented,

Hi Martin - above you said "when the start date is p...

Hi Martin - above you said "when the start date is prior to 1st August of the current year." Is the PSM wording incorrect as it doesn't state "start date", it just says "date" which I assumed to me...

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Steven Hale commented,

Thanks Steve - no it's not optional it's just that a...

Thanks Steve - no it's not optional it's just that apprentices can register and take the FS at a time that best fits with their work/study patterns. ESFA have actually just replied and confirmed wh...

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Steven Hale commented,

Thanks Steve - is it ok to be drawing down funding e...

Thanks Steve - is it ok to be drawing down funding each month for L2 FS if the learner does not engage for more than 28 days? Not sure I follow the Ofsted comment? The learners are receiving full t...

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L2 Functional Skills - ILR Reporting

Could you please advise how you handle monitoring engagement for L2 functional skills. Our apprentices register with an online provider of L2 FS and can stop and start multiple times until they com...

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Steven Hale commented,

Hi Ben/Martin - I'm following this thread with inter...

Hi Ben/Martin - I'm following this thread with interest as I've been raising exactly the same questions internally. You've proved that AED for the programme aim can't be before the AED for the comp...

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Steven Hale commented,

Hi All - where is there any mention that achievement...

Hi All - where is there any mention that achievement date must be 7 days after the learning actual end date as I'm getting that error too. I can't find a reference to it anywhere? How does that wor...