PaulB

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PaulB commented,

Seems it was communicated in June 2021 but I must ha...

Seems it was communicated in June 2021 but I must have missed it or I simply skipped that section due to the misleading topic heading. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esfa-update-9-june-...

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PaulB commented,

The ILR spec currently says it is a requirement for ...

The ILR spec currently says it is a requirement for FE colleges to return unfunded apprentice data in the ILR but does not stipulate this for private training providers and says it is voluntary. EP...

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PaulB commented,

Sorry just to add we checked the R10 in-year QAR fig...

Sorry just to add we checked the R10 in-year QAR figures released at by the ESFA and this confirmed any learners in EPA who have not yet completed are not in the count for leavers in the 2020/21 hy...

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PaulB commented,

Pellcomp Support This still doesn't look to have be...

Pellcomp Support This still doesn't look to have been addressed in the PICS QAR reporting. The 2020/21 QAR technical spec states "If the Programme Type is 25, and the Funding Model is 36, and…the a...

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PaulB commented,

Thanks. Yes we currently use a similar e-portfolio a...

Thanks. Yes we currently use a similar e-portfolio and the apprentices also undertake a thorough induction where learners are given access to the on-line learning materials. They also have to compl...

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Evidencing learning start date

Hi, i'm after some providers prior experience of ESFA audit around evidencing start of learning for remote/distance learning. Previously, I've worked in colleges and classroom based learning enviro...

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PaulB commented,

Hi, I have just noticed the same thing in our R09 in...

Hi, I have just noticed the same thing in our R09 indicative earnings. The report displays two rows both showing the same Employer identifier and employment status date. The only thing that is diff...

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EPA completion without FSkills

After confirmation if possible on the new FSkill rules until 31st May announced by the ESFA. Scenario: an apprentice on a standard has gone through gateway and completed the EPA, by this i mean all...

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PaulB commented,

Thanks Martin. I couldn't find any mention of reduci...

Thanks Martin. I couldn't find any mention of reducing funding for E&M (other than for BILs and returns) but it doesn't feel right claiming for a full £471 if learners are only having to do minimal...

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Level 2 functional skills funding

Scenarios: An apprentice is doing a level 3+ apprenticeship (only level 2 E&M required), they cannot provide exemptions, PLR is blank and they are assessed as already working at level 2. Do you red...