New audit approach to apprenticeship funding

New audit approach to apprenticeship funding

26 February 2018, 10:00 - 15:30

etc venues Victoria, 1 Drummond Gate, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2QQ

Join Nick Linford and ILR funding auditor Karl Bentley from RSM for this technical and in depth practical workshop.

Apprenticeship starts since May 2017 face a particular set of new ESFA audit tests for levy and non-levy funded employers. Karl has already undertaken a series of these new financial assurance audits on behalf of the ESFA and in this technical workshop will guide delegates through the process.

Register now at no risk (full refund for cancellations 7 days or more before the event).

Agenda

10.00 Registration

10.30 Welcome and introductions

10.35 Background to the audit approach for post-May Apprenticeships

11.00 What the new audit approach covers part 1

11.50 Break for refreshments

12.10 What the new audit approach covers part 2

13.00 Break for lunch

13.50 Common errors identified

14:30 The role of DSATs in the new audit approach

15:00 Other areas the new audit approach considers – hub reports and subcontracting

15.30 Workshop end

Funding/MIS staff will benefit, such as from:
– Further education colleges (incl. sixth forms)
– Independent learning providers (delivering apprenticeships and other 16-18 and 19+ provision)
– Local authorities and universities funded by the EFA and or SFA
– Staff from other organisations with an interest in EFA and SFA apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship ILR data and funding

Places are expected to go fast, so register now to avoid disappointment. The fee is £265+ VAT per delegate (no limit per organisation), and bookings can be cancelled online a week in advance at no cost.

FE Week gold members will receive £50 off the cost of this event (gold membership must be in the delegates name). Find out more about FE Week gold membership here.


This worshop is brought to you by Nick Linford, author of the Complete Guide to Funding Apprenticeships and both the Hands-on guide to post-16 funding and the Hands-on guide to post-16 performance and data published by Pearson. Nick was Director of Planning and Performance at Lewisham College for six years whilst also playing a leading role in capacity building on the use of funding performance, data quality and curriculum planning in the learning and skills sector. Nick also wrote the AELP and LSIS funded Sub-contracting toolkit. Nick is owner and a director of Lsect and former editor of the Lsect published newspaper, FE Week.

To download more information about Nick click here.

 

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