Ray Davies

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Ray Davies commented,

My view is that he is still in learning so there is ...

My view is that he is still in learning so there is no need to take a break from it. The OTJ can be "lumpy" and does not need to be continuous.

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Is the EPA cost is proportioned as well or is it pas...

Is the EPA cost is proportioned as well or is it passed onto the new employer in full ? Thanks  

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Costs to New Employers

If an apprentice moves from a levy paying employer to an SME a month before the practical end date do you put the full cost of the 20% completion payment to the new employer, along with the residua...

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Ray Davies commented,

As this occurs after the first of the month I would ...

As this occurs after the first of the month I would assume the old employer pays the May installment and the new employers picks up from June. In reality it does depend on when the old employer sto...

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Ray Davies commented,

Just to add to Chloe's answer, we have some employer...

Just to add to Chloe's answer, we have some employers who won't give us "permissions" to change the employer but create a cohort instead. This I believe does count towards their 10 limit. Also as c...

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Ray Davies commented,

I've only skirted around the edges of this but appar...

I've only skirted around the edges of this but apparently the employer can go into the apprentices entry on AS and change the training provider by way of the PRN

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Ray Davies commented,

I don't think the owner of a company can be an appre...

I don't think the owner of a company can be an apprentice unless there is a different legal status. e.g. a ltd company or a trust (charitable or otherwise) as then they are classed as an employee a...

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Ray Davies commented,

I believe the upskilling applies to maths and Englis...

I believe the upskilling applies to maths and English only and not ICT

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Ray Davies commented,

I believe you have to transfer to the new employer a...

I believe you have to transfer to the new employer as this is where the cert will be sent. Also I think the new employer needs to create an AS entry for the 20% completion payment to allow this to ...

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Ray Davies commented,

We (in apprenticeships) use Docusign which we also f...

We (in apprenticeships) use Docusign which we also find great. It costs us £1 per envelope. Other parts of the college use Signable which I believe they got for about 30p per envelope.