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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill


 

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill

 

[AS AMENDED IN COMMITTEE]

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Apprenticeships, study and training

Chapter 1

Apprenticeships

Definition of “apprenticeship”

1   

Definition of “apprenticeship”

Apprenticeship certificates: England

2   

Duty to issue apprenticeship certificates: England

3   

Power to issue apprenticeship certificates: England

4   

Issue of certificates by the English certifying authority: supplementary

5   

The English certifying authority

Apprenticeship certificates: Wales

6   

Duty to issue apprenticeship certificates: Wales

7   

Power to issue apprenticeship certificates: Wales

8   

Issue of certificates by the Welsh certifying authority: supplementary

9   

The Welsh certifying authority

Contents of an apprenticeship certificate: England and Wales

10   

Contents of apprenticeship certificate

Apprenticeship frameworks: England and Wales

11   

Apprenticeship frameworks: interpretation

Apprenticeship frameworks: England

12   

English issuing authority

13   

Issue of apprenticeship frameworks etc.: England

 

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Recognised English frameworks: notification and publication requirements

15   

Submission of draft apprenticeship framework for issue: England

16   

Transitional provision for apprenticeship frameworks: England

Apprenticeship frameworks: Wales

17   

Welsh issuing authority

18   

Issue of apprenticeship framework etc.: Wales

19   

Recognised Welsh frameworks: notification and publication requirements

20   

Submission of draft apprenticeship framework for issue: Wales

21   

Transitional provision for apprenticeship frameworks: Wales

Specification of apprenticeship standards: England

22   

Duty to prepare and submit draft specification of apprenticeship standards:

England

23   

Order bringing specification of apprenticeship standards for England into

effect

24   

Modification of specification of apprenticeship standards for England

25   

Replacement or modification of specification of apprenticeship standards:

recognised English frameworks

26   

Contents of specification of apprenticeship standards for England

Specification of apprenticeship standards: Wales

27   

Specification of apprenticeship standards for Wales

28   

Modification of specification of apprenticeship standards for Wales

29   

Replacement or modification of specification of apprenticeship standards:

recognised Welsh frameworks

30   

Contents of specification of apprenticeship standards for Wales

Apprenticeship agreements: England and Wales

31   

Meaning of “apprenticeship agreement”

32   

Ineffective provisions in an apprenticeship agreement

33   

Variation of an apprenticeship agreement

34   

Status of an apprenticeship agreement

35   

Crown servants and Parliamentary staff

Careers education in schools: England

36   

Careers education

Duty to participate in education or training: England

37   

Duty to participate in education or training: apprenticeship agreements

General

38   

Apprenticeship sectors

39   

Interpretation of Chapter

 
 

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Chapter 2

Study and training

40   

Employer support for employee study and training

Part 2

LEA functions

Education and training for persons over compulsory school age

41   

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

42   

Encouragement of education and training for persons over compulsory

school age

43   

LEA directions: children over compulsory school age

44   

Power to require provision of education by institution within further

education sector

The core and additional entitlements

45   

Duties in relation to the core and additional entitlements

Provision of boarding accommodation: persons subject to learning difficulty assessment

46   

Provision of boarding accommodation: persons subject to learning difficulty

assessment

Work experience

47   

Work experience for persons over compulsory school age

Persons detained in youth accommodation

48   

Provision of education for persons subject to youth detention

49   

Basic reading assessment for persons subject to youth detention

50   

Persons detained in youth accommodation: application of provisions

51   

Persons detained in youth accommodation: further provision

52   

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

53   

Release from detention of child or young person with special educational

needs

Transport in England

54   

Transport policy statements for persons of sixth form age: consultation

55   

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

publication

56   

Complaints about transport arrangements etc for persons of sixth form age

57   

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

learners

Powers in respect of non-maintained schools

58   

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

 
 

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General

59   

Minor and consequential amendments

Part 3

The Young People’s Learning Agency for England

Chapter 1

Establishment

60   

The Young People’s Learning Agency for England

Chapter 2

Main functions

Funding

61   

Provision of financial resources

62   

Financial resources: conditions

63   

Performance assessments

64   

Means tests

65   

Prohibition on charging

Securing provision of education and training

66   

Securing provision of education and training

67   

Intervention for purpose of securing provision of education and training

Provision of services and assistance

68   

Provision of services

69   

Assistance with respect to employment and training

70   

Assistance with respect to employment and training: Northern Ireland

Miscellaneous

71   

Research, information and advice

72   

Guidance by YPLA

73   

Intervention powers: policy statement

74   

Power of Secretary of State to confer supplementary functions on YPLA

Chapter 3

YPLA’s functions: supplementary

75   

Directions by Secretary of State

76   

Guidance by Secretary of State

 
 

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Chapter 4

Academy arrangements

77   

Academy arrangements

78   

Grants for purposes of Academy arrangements functions

79   

Academy arrangements: information sharing

Chapter 5

General

80   

Interpretation of Part

Part 4

The Chief Executive of Skills Funding

Chapter 1

Establishment and main duties

The Chief Executive

81   

The Chief Executive of Skills Funding

Apprenticeship functions

82   

Apprenticeship functions

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

83   

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

84   

Arrangements and co-operation with local education authorities

85   

Encouragement of training provision etc for persons within section 83

Education and training for persons aged 19 or over etc.

86   

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

detention

87   

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

88   

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

89   

Sections 87 and 88: supplementary

90   

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

others subject to adult detention

The apprenticeship scheme

91   

Duty to secure availability of apprenticeship places

92   

Election for apprenticeship scheme

93   

Meaning of “apprenticeship place”

94   

Suitability and availability of apprenticeship places: further provision

95   

Apprenticeship scheme requirements

96   

Apprenticeship scheme requirements: interpretation

 
 

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Suspension of scheme

98   

Power to amend apprenticeship scheme

99   

Apprenticeship scheme: interpretation

Chapter 2

Other functions

Funding

100   

Provision of financial resources

101   

Financial resources: conditions

102   

Performance assessments

103   

Means tests

104   

Assistance and support in relation to apprenticeship places

105   

Advice and assistance in relation to apprenticeships

Provision of services and assistance

106   

Provision of services

107   

Assistance with respect to employment and training

108   

Assistance with respect to employment and training: Northern Ireland

Miscellaneous

109   

Research, information and advice

110   

Power to confer supplementary functions on Chief Executive

Chapter 3

Chief Executive’s functions: supplementary

Strategies

111   

Strategies for functions of Chief Executive

112   

Strategy for functions of Chief Executive: Greater London

113   

Strategies: duty of Chief Executive

Other

114   

Persons aged 19 or over with learning difficulties

115   

Persons subject to adult detention

116   

Use of information by Chief Executive

117   

Guidance

118   

Directions: funding of qualifications

119   

Other directions relating to functions of the office

Chapter 4

General

120   

Interpretation of Part

 
 

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Part 5

Parts 2 to 4: supplementary

Information

121   

Sharing of information for education and training purposes

The Learning and Skills Council for England

122   

Dissolution of the Learning and Skills Council for England

123   

Dissolution of the Learning and Skills Council: transfer schemes

Part 6

The sixth form college sector

124   

Sixth form college sector

125   

Removal of power to establish sixth form schools

Part 7

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation

Chapter 1

Establishment, objectives and general duties

Establishment

126   

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation

Objectives and general duties

127   

Objectives

128   

General duties

Regulated qualifications and regulated assessment arrangements

129   

Meaning of “regulated qualifications” etc.

130   

Meaning of “regulated assessment arrangements” etc.

Chapter 2

Functions in relation to qualifications

Recognition of awarding bodies

131   

Recognition

132   

Criteria for recognition

133   

General conditions of recognition

134   

Other conditions of recognition

135   

Fee capping conditions: supplementary

136   

Entry and inspection conditions: supplementary

 
 

 
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