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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Before Clause 1

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Meaning of "completing an English apprenticeship"
(1)  This section applies for the purposes of this Chapter.
(2)  A person completes an English apprenticeship in relation to an apprenticeship framework if—
(a)  the standard English completion conditions are met, or
(b)  the alternative English completion conditions are met.
(3)  The standard English completion conditions are—
(a)  that the person has entered into an apprenticeship agreement in connection with the apprenticeship framework,
(b)  that at the date of that agreement the framework was a recognised English framework,
(c)  that the person has completed a course of training for the principal qualification identified in the framework,
(d)  that, throughout the duration of the course, the person was working under the apprenticeship agreement, and
(e)  that the person meets the requirements specified in the framework for the purpose of the issue of an apprenticeship certificate.
(4)  In subsection (3)(d)—
(a)  the reference to the apprenticeship agreement mentioned in subsection (3)(a) includes a reference to any apprenticeship agreement which the person subsequently entered into in connection with the same apprenticeship framework;
(b)  the reference to the course of training for the principal qualification is to be read, in a case where the person has followed two or more courses of training for the principal qualification, as a reference to both or all of them.
(5)  The alternative English completion conditions are conditions which—
(a)  apply in cases where a person works otherwise than under an apprenticeship agreement, and
(b)  are specified in regulations.
(6)  The kinds of working in relation to which provision may be made under subsection (5) include—
(a)  working as a self-employed person;
(b)  working otherwise than for reward."
Insert the following new Clause—
  "Meaning of "completing a Welsh apprenticeship"
(1)  This section applies for the purposes of this Chapter.
(2)  A person completes a Welsh apprenticeship in relation to an apprenticeship framework if—
(a)  the standard Welsh completion conditions are met, or
(b)  the alternative Welsh completion conditions are met.
(3)  The standard Welsh completion conditions are—
(a)  that the person has entered into an apprenticeship agreement in connection with the apprenticeship framework,
(b)  that at the date of that agreement the framework was a recognised Welsh framework,
(c)  that the person has completed a course of training for the principal qualification identified in the framework,
(d)  that, throughout the duration of the course, the person was working under the apprenticeship agreement, and
(e)  that the person meets the requirements specified in the framework for the purpose of the issue of an apprenticeship certificate.
(4)  In subsection (3)(d)—
(a)  the reference to the apprenticeship agreement mentioned in subsection (3)(a) includes a reference to any apprenticeship agreement which the person subsequently entered into in connection with the same apprenticeship framework;
(b)  the reference to the course of training for the principal qualification is to be read, in a case where the person has followed two or more courses of training for the principal qualification, as a reference to both or all of them.
(5)  The alternative Welsh completion conditions are conditions which—
(a)  apply in cases where a person works otherwise than under an apprenticeship agreement, and
(b)  are specified in regulations made by the Welsh Ministers.
(6)  The kinds of working in relation to which provision may be made under subsection (5) include—
(a)  working as a self-employed person;
(b)  working otherwise than for reward."
 

Clause 1

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Leave out Clause 1
 

Clause 2

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 2, line 8, leave out "applicable conditions are satisfied," and insert "person has completed an English apprenticeship in relation to the apprenticeship framework,
(aa)  in a case within section (Meaning of "completing an English apprenticeship" )(2)(a), it appears to the authority that the condition in subsection (3)(e) of that section was met at the date of the person's application,"
Page 2, line 15, leave out subsections (2) to (7)
 

Clause 6

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 3, line 33, leave out "applicable conditions are satisfied," and insert "person has completed a Welsh apprenticeship in relation to the apprenticeship framework,
(aa)  in a case within section [Meaning of "completing a Welsh apprenticeship" ](2)(a), it appears to the authority that the condition in subsection (3)(e) of that section was met at the date of the person's application,"
Page 3, line 40, leave out subsections (2) to (6)
Page 4, line 33, leave out subsection (8)
 

Clause 12

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 6, line 24, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 13

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 7, line 2, leave out "that" and insert "only if"
Page 7, line 3, after "satisfied" insert "that the framework"
 

Clause 17

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 8, line 27, leave out paragraph (a)
 

Clause 18

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 9, line 2, leave out "that" and insert "only if"
Page 9, line 3, after "satisfied" insert "that the framework"
 

Clause 22

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 10, line 31, leave out "such" and insert "—
(a)  each person designated under section 12,
(b)  persons who appear to the Chief Executive to represent—
(i)  employers,
(ii)  institutions within the further education sector, and
(iii)  any other providers of training,
(c)  any other persons or descriptions of persons specified in regulations, and
(d)  such other"
Page 10, line 36, at end insert—
"(5)  "Institution within the further education sector" has the same meaning as in the Education Act 1996 (see section 4(3) of that Act)."
 

Clause 26

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 12, line 7, after "them," insert—
"(aa)  requirements for a recognised English framework to include, as an English certificate requirement, the requirement that an apprenticeship certificate relating to the framework may be issued to a person only if the person has received both on-the-job training and off-the-job training,"
Page 12, line 10, after "held," insert—
"(ia)  include, as an English certificate requirement, the requirement that the qualification, or the qualifications taken together, demonstrate the relevant occupational competencies and the relevant technical knowledge,"
Page 12, line 11, leave out "that qualification, or one of those qualifications," and insert "the qualification that demonstrates the relevant occupational competencies"
Page 12, line 18, at end insert—
 ""off-the-job training" in relation to a recognised English framework, is training which—
(a)  is received for the purposes of the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates, and
(b)  is not on-the-job training;
 "on-the-job training" in relation to a recognised English framework, is training received in the course of carrying on the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates;
 "the relevant occupational competencies", in relation to a recognised English framework, means the competencies required to perform the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates at the level required in the framework;
 "the relevant technical knowledge", in relation to a recognised English framework, means the technical knowledge required to perform the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates at the level required in the framework."
 

Clause 30

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 13, line 25, after "them," insert—
"(aa)  requirements for a recognised Welsh framework to include, as a Welsh certificate requirement, the requirement that an apprenticeship certificate relating to the framework may be issued to a person only if the person has received both on-the-job training and off-the-job training,"
Page 13, line 28, after "held," insert—
"(ia)  include, as a Welsh certificate requirement, the requirement that the qualification, or the qualifications taken together, demonstrate the relevant occupational competencies and the relevant technical knowledge,"
Page 13, line 29, leave out "that qualification, or one of those qualifications," and insert "the qualification that demonstrates the relevant occupational competencies"
Page 13, line 33, after "section" insert—
 ""off-the-job training" in relation to a recognised Welsh framework, is training which—
(a)  is received for the purposes of the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates, and
(b)  is not on-the-job training;
 "on-the-job training" in relation to a recognised Welsh framework, is training received in the course of carrying on the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates;
 "the relevant occupational competencies", in relation to a recognised Welsh framework, means the competencies required to perform the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates at the level required in the framework;
 "the relevant technical knowledge", in relation to a recognised Welsh framework, means the technical knowledge required to perform the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates at the level required in the framework."
 

Clause 36

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Leave out Clause 36
 

Clause 41

 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 23, line 27, leave out "persons in their area"
Page 23, line 28, at beginning insert "persons in their area"
Page 23, line 28, leave out "or" and insert "and"
Page 23, line 29, at beginning insert "persons in their area"
 

BARONESS SHARP OF GUILDFORD

 

BARONESS GARDEN OF FROGNAL

Page 24, line 9, at end insert—
"(   )  consult with local employers and their representatives, including where appropriate persons designated under section 12, as to the availability and suitability of provisions in their area;"
 

BARONESS MORGAN OF DREFELIN

 

LORD YOUNG OF NORWOOD GREEN

Page 24, line 12, leave out from beginning to end of line 17
Page 24, line 44, leave out from "section" to end of line 45 and insert "(Meaning of "completing an English apprenticeship" )(5) of that Act (meaning of "completing an English apprenticeship");"
Page 25, line 2, leave out from "The" to "not" in line 6 and insert "references in subsection (1) to—
(a)  persons in a local authority's area who are over compulsory school age but under 19, and
(b)  persons in a local authority's area who are aged 19 or over but under 25 and are subject to learning difficulty assessment,
  do"

 
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