Martin West

Consultant and Software Supplier (open source) for over 15 years, previously15 years experience as a Training Provider Email: md.west60@googlemail.com

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Martin West commented,

I expect they will include this rational in FRM37 fo...

I expect they will include this rational in FRM37 for next year but remember this would only apply to delivery cohorts with a fixed end date. See: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apprent...

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Martin West commented,

I expect there will be changes in the validation rul...

I expect there will be changes in the validation rules and LDM codes to account for the changes in the draft 24/25 rules.

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Martin West commented,

Historically Apprenticeship delivery was considered ...

Historically Apprenticeship delivery was considered to be Role on Role off but over time this has changed with more providers delivering cohort delivery that has a fixed end date as in the case for...

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Martin West commented,

I do not agree that ‘This would presumably mean that...

I do not agree that ‘This would presumably mean that the apprentice start date (start of practical period) would be month 1, start of funded learning/OTJ minimum Month 5.   The APEL hours are recor...

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Martin West commented,

From the ILR specifications: Where delivery is at...

From the ILR specifications: Where delivery is at more than one location, record the postcode of the location at which the majority of learning is delivered. Where provision is delivered away f...

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Martin West commented,

See: https://help.apprenticeships.education.gov.uk/h...

See: https://help.apprenticeships.education.gov.uk/hc/en-gb/articles/4407050719378-Stop-dates-to-use-following-a-change-of-employer-where-the-gap-in-employment-is-30-days-or-less HTH

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Martin West commented,

The Accountability framework does include ‘Apprentic...

The Accountability framework does include ‘Apprentices past planned end date’ and could be seen as a replacement of the previous timely achievement reporting. I do agree there may be circumstances ...

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Martin West commented,

A SEN resister is only a requirement in schools alth...

A SEN resister is only a requirement in schools although it could be used in FE but inclusion on it is not necessarily an indication that LSF funding can be claimed in FE. See the  funding rules an...

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Martin West commented,

Even though Provider contracts cover the period from...

Even though Provider contracts cover the period from August to July the ESFA has accounting period from April to March, your contract is split to indicate the maximum amount which falls within each...

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Martin West commented,

See https://repository.jisc.ac.uk/6460/1/survey_summ...

See https://repository.jisc.ac.uk/6460/1/survey_summary_-__Jisc_version.pdf Data is a bit old HTH.