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Did you get a response? I have the exact same issue.
The provider support manual states:
7.4 Work preparation
755. Work preparation can consist of either a regulated qualification or a non-regulated
756. For non-regulated work preparation aims, the learning aim you record depends on
whether the traineeship is 16-19 funded or Adult skills funded:
16 to 18 traineeships (16-19 funded) should record one of the nonregulated work preparation aims from category E of Appendix H
19 to 24 traineeships (Adult skills funded) should record one of the nonregulated work preparation aims from category A of Appendix H
I don’t know if this will help 🙂
Did you get any clarity on this?
Thank you both!
In my blind panic i didn’t even think to look for another forum thread – I feel much better now!
I asked this of the data service last week:
‘Please could you advise on the below situation:
Learner is planned to be on programme for 14 months but is ready to complete in 12 (assuming this is acceptable as per funding rules and framework)
Would the learner only be required to complete the off the job based on 12 months of being on programme, or would they need to evidence off the job for the planned 14 months as per the original off the job plan?’
The response was as follows:
‘They would need to evidence the off the job training for the original planned 14 month job plan.’
So whatever is planned, must be evidenced, even if the learner completes early.
Where learners are 19-23, their first L2 qualification must come from the legal entitlements list.
They can complete L1 quals but can not complete L2 local flex quals until they hold a legal entitlement qualification.March 6, 2019 at 12:05 pm in reply to: The Prior attainment is not valid for this learning aim #353083
We had this message this morning too!
The issue we found was a learner who was completing functional skills (legal entitlement) had been coded as low wage.
The low wage code wasn’t required as this learner would receive full funding regardless due to the qualifications being a legal entitlement.
I hope this helps!
It looks at first glance that they are all there on the summary (even the ones with no queries) however I’m missing 3 of them!
Ill see if they are still missing last month.
I’ve downloaded mine and some of the reports are missing from the summery – is this an indication that they are still a work in progress?
Thank you for this.
The reason I ask is because I am struggling to explain this to our assessors.
We work with learners with the intention of them sitting the exams however i just wanted to check if it was or wasn’t a requirement that they passed.
That would be great!
Thank you so much for your help 🙂
We use OneFile to record which seems to work well.
This always confuses me but I think yes!
Its 19-23 year olds which need a full (legal entitlement) level 2 prior to being able to complete anything from local flexibility.
Obviously, as they are employed they would only be eligible for co-funding (unless they meet the low wage criteria) and the training couldn’t be delivered at the workplace.
I’ve been asked the same question today – but in relation to the new AEB low wage criteria being applied next year.
Any thoughts anyone?
As far as i’m aware, if the learner already holds a L2/L3 legal entitlement then they are eligible to complete a L2 local flexibility qualification.
Still awaiting ours too!
Dawn and Martin, you are correct!
I have read that but it makes reference to V4 of the funding rules, not the new V6.
I asked the data service and i got the below response:
Thanks for your email
You will find the summary of changes at the bottom of the first funding rules page V6
I hope this helps with your query
But they aren’t there!
Ah – I hadn’t missed it then!
Just read it without it registering!
Where is the summary of main changes located? I cant seem to find it!
Steve you always make me feel reassured when you comment – glad to see that i’m on the same page as you with interpretation of the rules.
Even if it does seem very bizarre!
As far as I am aware it is still a requirement.
I would think that as the learner told you at the start that they were exempt, and this was then confirmed later on, that all funding should be repaid.
The funding rules state the below:
P217. If an apprentice self-declares prior attainment, you must check this in the personal
learning record (PLR) and query any contradictory information with the apprentice. The
PLR will not necessarily override the apprentice’s self-declaration.
Bump – please help!
I wasn’t expecting reports for R14 because we wouldn’t be able to make amendments to last years data now hard close has been completed.
The next reports I think we will get will be R3 17/18.