Nadine Baister

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Thanks Martin West. So you are saying the 'where rel...

Thanks Martin West. So you are saying the 'where relevant' applies to the occupational diagnostic and maths/English? It certainly needs to be clearer - it looks as thought it's just saying math / E...

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New Funding Rules 22_23 ESFA - Initial Assessment -...

Hi  The new funding rules require a far more robust initial assessment - my question is, are the occupational diagnostic assessments a mandatory requirement? If so, what do providers use for this t...

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EPAO charging VAT on EPA

Hi  We have an EPAO, who I am in the middle of contracting with, and they have VAT included in the price. I have said VAT cannot be charged on EPA.  To remove the VAT charge, they want me to comple...

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Hi  I have queried this with the ESFA previously an...

Hi  I have queried this with the ESFA previously and with many trailblazers.  We use 3 dates;  Start date Practical period end date Apprenticeship end date.  The practical period end (PPE) date i...

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Eligible costs - equipment for learners with support...

Hi If essential equipment such as electronic devices is purchased for apprentices with additional learning needs, can it be counted as an eligible cost?  The apprentice has undergone an assessment ...

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Functional skills initial assessment if exempt from ...

Hi  Do you conduct maths & English initial assessments, even with the learners who have an exemption? (My moral stance is yes we 'should', but 'must ' we?) What do other HEIs do around this?  Advic...

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Steveh - another quick query on the subject of payme...

Steveh - another quick query on the subject of payments - for functional skills funding, does this work like the apprenticeship funding where we get 20% lump sum on completion of the FS being achie...

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Hi Kelly Knights  Thanks for your reply :)  What i...

Hi Kelly Knights  Thanks for your reply :)  What if the VLE report literally just says  Date/Time; Number of logins 6 / Number of clicks 30? Under university regulations / HESA, this is acceptable ...

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Last day of learning

Hi  Question about withdrawals and BIL vs. Last Day of Learning (LDoL). When processing a WD or BIL, the LDoL must be used as the withdrawal date. Does that LDoL need to be recorded on the OTJ log ...

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Maternity / KIT days / BIL / EPA

Hi  We have a degree apprentice who is due to go on Maternity leave next week.  She has 6 university sessions left to complete her Degree and she has requested to use her KIT days in which to compl...