SFA audit results

We have just finalised the on-site element of the SFA & EFA audit which started on Monday, with 4 auditors, examining a huge range of individual records and files (in excess of 200), plus bursaries, loans, subcontracting, Trailblazers, ESF match and DSAT reports...

Apprenticeship funding May 2017 onwards

Proposals from the Government and the Skills Funding Agency for how the apprenticeships support package for employers in England will work from May 2017. These is a discussion paper giving information for all employers on the proposed apprenticeships funding support...

SFA audit

As you know, we are having an SFA audit week commencing 22nd August, on all provision. This includes apprenticeships, workplace and adult classroom learning, and EFA 16-18 provision. We have now received the sample lists, and partners selected will be receiving their...

Start evidence submissions for 2016/7

A reminder that for 2016/17 starts, as required in the revised CLA062 File Checklist (issue 6, available from the Documents section), you have to submit evidence for the start of learning when initially claiming. Also note that for apprenticeship learners (and other...

Apprenticeship vacancies

Throughout August NAS will be going through the process of replacing Apprenticeship vacancies with a new service on GOV.UK for advertising apprenticeship vacancies and traineeship opportunities in England. The new Recruit an apprentice service has been designed to...