Dean Cox

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TNP3 & TNP4 after change of employer

Does the EPA cost stay the same throughout TNP2 and TNP4 and only the training price is reduced, or is it reduced in line with the new funding price after the change in employer? Thanks.

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Kelly Knights our scenario relates to L3+ apprentice...

Kelly Knights our scenario relates to L3+ apprentices who are required to be achieving L2 or above for functional skills. They are only taking the L2 exam and passing it, despite learning the level...

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Functional Skills - Learner bypassing level 1 to tak...

It has been brought to my attention that we have learners who never took their level 1 functional skills exam and just continue to learn and take and complete the level 2 functional skills exam. I ...

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Owner of a company is the apprentice - who can be me...

Hello, We have a scenario where the apprentice is the owner of the company. We are struggling to find guidance accordingly. Who is suitable to be their mentor and sign off on progress review etc. C...

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Martin West As the apprenticeship practical period m...

Martin West As the apprenticeship practical period may not have started at that point, should the apprentice be on a standard minimum wage up until the point they start the apprenticeship, where th...

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Last Day of Activity for a Break in Learning

When processing a withdrawal, the last day of activity used for the date in the ILR needs to be explicit learning. What is your understanding when a learner takes a break in learning. Should the sa...

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Apprenticeship Service Stopped Early for Change in E...

Hello, We have a learner who is changing employers, but the existing employer has stopped the Apprenticeship Service a month early. This means once the new employer is set up there would be a month...

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Break in Learning at start of course

Can a learner take a break in learning at the beginning of the course? Must they have engaged in first day in learning prior to taking the break? Is the break allowed within the first 42 days of th...

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Self-Employed Learner

We have a scenario we are a little unsure of. A potential learner is the owner of a company, and wants to undertake the apprenticeship themselves. They would be able to set up on DAS. The main quer...

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Withdrawal relating to previous funding year

A withdrawal has been requested and upon checking their last day of learning is in the previous funding year. Now that R14 has passed, does anything else need to be done besides updating the ILR? W...