Steveh

MIS and Funding specialist with over 20 years of experience! Remembers submitting funding returns on floppy disks through the post...

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Steveh commented,

Must've been too excited about the update about the ...

Must've been too excited about the update about the Shipbuilding Taskforce to notice that! ;)

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Steveh commented,

(was sure we had to log in to a thing and *say* we d...

(was sure we had to log in to a thing and *say* we didn't want to opt out, but here we are...) I guess my question is what about all your learners who don't do maths? Although there is a focus on m...

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Steveh commented,

No sign of the guidance for the report (which we won...

No sign of the guidance for the report (which we won't submit until END of 22/23 anyway) yet.

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Steveh commented,

NO! We're definitely getting BOTH for 22/23. Details...

NO! We're definitely getting BOTH for 22/23. Details of 22/23 Tuition fund here: Coronavirus (COVID-19) 16 to 19 tuition fund guidance 2022 to 2023 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) (confusingly it says that i...

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Steveh commented,

So, for a Prog Aim, these are the steps: At Gateway...

So, for a Prog Aim, these are the steps: At Gateway: CompStatus 1, Outcome 8, ActEndDate [gateway date], AchDate Blank, ACT To Date Blank On Completion of EPA: CompStatus 2, Outcome 1 (pass) or 3 (...

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Steveh commented,

No. We cannot charge fully funded AEB learners exam ...

No. We cannot charge fully funded AEB learners exam fees (or anything else), so "claiming" it from LSF is a fiddle. It's not about the funding rate, it's a clear rule: https://www.gov.uk/government...

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Steveh commented,

Main thing is he has to be EMPLOYED until the end of...

Main thing is he has to be EMPLOYED until the end of the EPA? If he's moving because of his job, then it's going to be down to the EPAO I'd have thought? No rule saying you have to do the EPA in En...

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Steveh commented,

Apps or E&T? They're similar, but Apps is a bit mor...

Apps or E&T? They're similar, but Apps is a bit more complicated because the programmes always cross years. The starting point to work out which year someone counts in is working out the latest of:...

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Steveh commented,

Sadly, the 22/23 Rules say non-levy Apps still count...

Sadly, the 22/23 Rules say non-levy Apps still count as "may be used for match funding" (no one ever knows who is or isn't) and, even more delightfully, extend the retention of documents date to 20...

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Steveh commented,

Sure, but what they haven't laid out *precisely* (ie...

Sure, but what they haven't laid out *precisely* (ie with the exact parameters they're using, eg are withdrawals within 42 days counted?) what "total number of apprentices" means... To give another...