Ben James

Apprenticeships Regulatory Officer in at an HE institution. Previously worked in FE Apprenticeships for 10 years at the CITB.

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Ben James commented,

Page 6-8 of the technical specification will confirm...

Page 6-8 of the technical specification will confirm this in more detail - Apprenticeship qualification achievement rates technical specification 2021 to 2022 (publishing.service.gov.uk) In short t...

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Ben James commented,

Does this help? ILR Funding Reports 2020 to 2021 (pu...

Does this help? ILR Funding Reports 2020 to 2021 (publishing.service.gov.uk)

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Ben James commented,

Can't see why you shouldn't. It reflects the reality...

Can't see why you shouldn't. It reflects the reality of the situation, which complies with data management principle 1: The data you record on the ILR must accurately reflect the journey for the l...

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Ben James commented,

If you’ve downloaded/installed the MS SQL server tha...

If you’ve downloaded/installed the MS SQL server that it suggests above, then try replacing what you’ve typed with (localdb)\MSSQLLocalDB

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Ben James commented,

Definitely don't change the planned hours. Providing...

Definitely don't change the planned hours. Providing the number of hours they've completed meets 20% of the actual duration, you'll be fine. You'll need to write/have signed a statement detailing a...

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Ben James commented,

Hopefully? As Steve rightly mentioned, the BIL retur...

Hopefully? As Steve rightly mentioned, the BIL return would also need to have been processed correctly for it to link the 2 periods of training together, otherwise it'll just see it as a 'new' prog...

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Ben James commented,

Shouldn't matter if they were on a break as the coun...

Shouldn't matter if they were on a break as the count resumes once they return. Per the technical funding guide: 251. We will add the number of days in learning during the first period of learning...

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Ben James commented,

In the words of Michael Jackson.. you are not alone....

In the words of Michael Jackson.. you are not alone. Having the same issues! 

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Ben James commented,

You're absolutely right Ruth Canham-James, for some ...

You're absolutely right Ruth Canham-James, for some reason I think my brain ignored the leading Z and assumed Dan was asking if he should add the learning aim refs/QANs where there's a main aim and...