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,

Not to bang on too much, but this is where Ofsted ge...

Not to bang on too much, but this is where Ofsted get very worried about providers "recruiting with integrity" and no one wants a worried Ofsted inspector...

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Steveh commented,

Cripes, Entry 1 is a *long* way from Level 1 though....

Cripes, Entry 1 is a *long* way from Level 1 though... P141 is the one you're looking for: P141 We will fund Functional skills English and / or maths at level 1 or below where you(or a subcontracto...

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Steveh commented,

I'm unsure what a POT is in this situation, but you ...

I'm unsure what a POT is in this situation, but you have to record both learning aims in your ILR, the original one and the one they're transferring to (the only exception would be if it was an err...

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Steveh commented,

This is a transfer. So, it's perfectly reasonable to...

This is a transfer. So, it's perfectly reasonable to change the hours to match the new programme (take the hours they've done so far then the remaining hours on the new programme).

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Steveh commented,

Not for the QAR. Would for your retention factor whi...

Not for the QAR. Would for your retention factor which I think is a solid reason for flagging it completed?

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Steveh commented,

Heh, they were wrong even then ;) I don't get why y...

Heh, they were wrong even then ;) I don't get why you can't have them running over academic years though? There's nothing I can think of to stop you? You only record the *hours* for a year at a tim...

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Steveh commented,

Well, partial should only be used for HE courses, so...

Well, partial should only be used for HE courses, so don't use that (frankly, it should have been done away with years ago!). Is this for Traineeships or regular study progs? It definitely doesn't ...

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Steveh commented,

I guess so, as you say, they're still employed. Goin...

I guess so, as you say, they're still employed. Going to depend on a. the learner's availability/willingness b. whether any elements of the EPA need them to be in the workplace (and whether that ca...

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Steveh commented,

The only thing I can think of is if you had a minus ...

The only thing I can think of is if you had a minus number on your R14 greater than the positive number on your R03? You should still have had a remittance slip either way?

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Steveh commented,

The QAR definitely won't care if the original record...

The QAR definitely won't care if the original record is there because it's clever enough to link the records across years providing the learner ref is the same and you've got the Original Start Dat...