Dean Cox

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Care Leaver Bursary

We have a learner who i've been informed needs financial support to complete the apprenticeship. I have been told they are a care leaver, but they have already started the apprenticeship and have b...

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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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Functional Skills - Learner bypassing level 1 to take level 2

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 mentor?

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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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 Employer

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...

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Additional Learning Support (ALS) Funding Timing

Hello! Our understanding is that additional learning support should be evidenced monthly if it is being provided, and the funding claims should be monitored throughout to stop and start again where...