Ruth Canham-James

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

Also, the new employment wouldn't be connected to th...

Also, the new employment wouldn't be connected to the current apprenticeship, so not relevant. If the EPAO insists they're right, they need to clarify with ESFA, and I'm confident they will agree i...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

Agree with Martin, they can't do that. Also from the...

Agree with Martin, they can't do that. Also from the Employer rules; Do you have a genuine job for this apprentice?By genuine we mean that:• The apprentice must have a contract of service with you...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

But the change could feasibly be after completion. S...

But the change could feasibly be after completion. Student gets to gateway, we've assumed the price is the price for one student at a time. There's a delay in the EPA starting. Two days later, anot...

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Apprentice Assessment Price

We've just had a scenario where we've been quoted prices for an EPA, that varies depending on whether it's one student, or a pair on the same day. We probably won't know until close to the end whic...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

Thanks Martin West and Steveh, that does make sense....

Thanks Martin West and Steveh, that does make sense. I wish they'd just say that explicitly in the rules rather than just "pro-rata". The thing we've discovered in all this is that average weekly h...

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OTJ Hours Calculation for Part Time

Hello, I have a really straightforward calculation for increasing minimum duration for Part Time Apprentices, and an easy calculation for working out OTJ taking into account statutory 28 days leave...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

You don't record an achievement date that falls into...

You don't record an achievement date that falls into 22/23, in your 21/22 data, even if it is known before 21/22 closes in October. You need to close as 1/8 with an actual and date in 21/22, then r...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

We'd just see the deed poll, record we saw it (we ma...

We'd just see the deed poll, record we saw it (we made our own name change form we use for any students), then just change the ILR and DAS data. Also, remember to to change the LRS record. I don't ...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

Whilst Martin is absolutely right, you would lose yo...

Whilst Martin is absolutely right, you would lose your remaining on programme payments if they complete early but then don't sit the EPA, I did raise this with the Apprenticeship Service as being r...

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Ruth Canham-James commented,

Hello, We got OfS audited last year, and this came ...

Hello, We got OfS audited last year, and this came up (it's not in any guidance). OfS didn't initially understand why we were still reporting rows in the ILR in the year after the AED, but we expla...