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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill


 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Children, Schools and

Families and the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, will be

published separately as HL Bill 42—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a)

of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill

are compatible with the Convention rights.

 

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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill

 

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Apprenticeships, study and training

Chapter 1

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship certificates: England

1   

Duty to issue apprenticeship certificates: England

2   

Power to issue apprenticeship certificates: England

3   

Issue of certificates by the English certifying authority: supplementary

4   

The English certifying authority

Apprenticeship certificates: Wales

5   

Duty to issue apprenticeship certificates: Wales

6   

Power to issue apprenticeship certificates: Wales

7   

Issue of certificates by the Welsh certifying authority: supplementary

8   

The Welsh certifying authority

Contents of an apprenticeship certificate: England and Wales

9   

Contents of apprenticeship certificate

Apprenticeship frameworks: England and Wales

10   

Apprenticeship frameworks: interpretation

Apprenticeship frameworks: England

11   

English issuing authority

12   

Issue of apprenticeship frameworks etc.: England

13   

Recognised English frameworks: notification and publication requirements

14   

Submission of draft apprenticeship framework for issue: England

15   

Transitional provision for apprenticeship frameworks: England

 

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Apprenticeship frameworks: Wales

16   

Welsh issuing authority

17   

Issue of apprenticeship framework etc.: Wales

18   

Recognised Welsh frameworks: notification and publication requirements

19   

Submission of draft apprenticeship framework for issue: Wales

20   

Transitional provision for apprenticeship frameworks: Wales

Specification of apprenticeship standards: England

21   

Duty to prepare and submit draft specification of apprenticeship standards:

England

22   

Order bringing specification of apprenticeship standards for England into

effect

23   

Modification of specification of apprenticeship standards for England

24   

Replacement or modification of specification of apprenticeship standards:

recognised English frameworks

25   

Contents of specification of apprenticeship standards for England

Specification of apprenticeship standards: Wales

26   

Specification of apprenticeship standards for Wales

27   

Modification of specification of apprenticeship standards for Wales

28   

Replacement or modification of specification of apprenticeship standards:

recognised Welsh frameworks

29   

Contents of specification of apprenticeship standards for Wales

Apprenticeship agreements: England and Wales

30   

Meaning of “apprenticeship agreement”

31   

Ineffective provisions in an apprenticeship agreement

32   

Variation of an apprenticeship agreement

33   

Status of an apprenticeship agreement

34   

Crown servants and Parliamentary staff

Careers education in schools: England

35   

Careers education

Duty to participate in education or training: England

36   

Duty to participate in education or training: apprenticeship agreements

General

37   

Apprenticeship sectors

38   

Interpretation of Chapter

Chapter 2

Study and training

39   

Employer support for employee study and training

 
 

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Part 2

LEA functions

Education and training for persons over compulsory school age

40   

Education and training for persons over compulsory school age: general duty

41   

Encouragement of education and training for persons over compulsory

school age

42   

LEA directions: children over compulsory school age

43   

Power to require provision of education by institution within further

education sector

The core and additional entitlements

44   

Duties in relation to the core and additional entitlements

Provision of boarding accommodation: persons subject to learning difficulty assessment

45   

Provision of boarding accommodation: persons subject to learning difficulty

assessment

Work experience

46   

Work experience for persons over compulsory school age

Persons detained in youth accommodation

47   

Provision of education for persons subject to youth detention

48   

Persons detained in youth accommodation: application of provisions

49   

Persons detained in youth accommodation: further provision

50   

Detention of child or young person: local education authorities to be notified

51   

Release from detention of child or young person with special educational

needs

Transport in England

52   

Transport policy statements for persons of sixth form age: consultation

53   

Transport policy statements for persons of sixth form age: content and

publication

54   

Complaints about transport arrangements etc for persons of sixth form age

55   

Local education authorities in England: provision of transport etc for adult

learners

Powers in respect of non-maintained schools

56   

Power of LEAs to arrange provision of education at non-maintained schools

General

57   

Minor and consequential amendments

 
 

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Part 3

The Young People’s Learning Agency for England

Chapter 1

Establishment

58   

The Young People’s Learning Agency for England

Chapter 2

Main functions

Funding

59   

Provision of financial resources

60   

Financial resources: conditions

61   

Performance assessments

62   

Means tests

63   

Prohibition on charging

Securing provision of education and training

64   

Securing provision of education and training

65   

Intervention for purpose of securing provision of education and training

Provision of services and assistance

66   

Provision of services

67   

Assistance with respect to employment and training

68   

Assistance with respect to employment and training: Northern Ireland

Miscellaneous

69   

Research, information and advice

70   

Guidance by YPLA

71   

Intervention powers: policy statement

72   

Power of Secretary of State to confer supplementary functions on YPLA

Chapter 3

YPLA’s functions: supplementary

73   

Directions by Secretary of State

74   

Guidance by Secretary of State

Chapter 4

Academy arrangements

75   

Academy arrangements

76   

Grants for purposes of Academy arrangements functions

77   

Academy arrangements: information sharing

 
 

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Chapter 5

General

78   

Interpretation of Part

Part 4

The Chief Executive of Skills Funding

Chapter 1

Establishment and main duties

The Chief Executive

79   

The Chief Executive of Skills Funding

Apprenticeship functions

80   

Apprenticeship functions

Apprenticeship training for persons aged 16 to 18 and certain young adults

81   

Apprenticeship training for persons aged 16 to 18 and certain young adults

82   

Arrangements and co-operation with local education authorities

83   

Encouragement of training provision etc for persons within section 81

Education and training for persons aged 19 or over etc.

84   

Education and training for persons aged 19 or over and others subject to adult

detention

85   

Learning aims for persons aged 19 or over: provision of facilities

86   

Learning aims for persons aged 19 or over: payment of tuition fees

87   

Sections 85 and 86: supplementary

88   

Encouragement of education and training for persons aged 19 or over and

others subject to adult detention

The apprenticeship scheme

89   

Duty to secure availability of apprenticeship places

90   

Election for apprenticeship scheme

91   

Meaning of “apprenticeship place”

92   

Suitability and availability of apprenticeship places: further provision

93   

Apprenticeship scheme requirements

94   

Apprenticeship scheme requirements: interpretation

95   

Suspension of scheme

96   

Power to amend apprenticeship scheme

97   

Apprenticeship scheme: interpretation

 
 

 
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