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  • 1. Work-Based Learning 2011 - 2014 to EmploymentWednesday 22 June 2011
  • 2. Referral Processes and Forms• JobCentre Plus• Revised referral process and forms (Steps 1, 2 and 3 previously AT8 & AT9)• Eligible to adults, aged 18 years or over, and in receipt of Department for Work and Pensions allowances• Those seeking to join the programme must undertake a pre-entry eligibility check with JCP – revised process• All learners entering the programmes must undertake a Basic Skills assessment
  • 3. Eligibility• Learners must attend learning for 16 hours or more in any 7 day period (excluding lunch breaks)• The maximum hours of attendance shall be 40 hours (including one meal break per day) in any 7 day period
  • 4. Programme Structure – Two Strands • Work Focused Learning • Routeways to Work
  • 5. Programme Structure – WorkFocused• Are assessed as needing to address a barrier prior to entering employment, further learning and/or Routeways to Work eg Essential Skills Wales• Work placements, community projects, voluntary work and centre based learning to confirm an occupational focus• The delivery of QCF qualifications up to & including L3, with the exception of qualifications that test occupational competencies at level 3 or above.• Qualifications should be delivered to allow the learner to progress to employment, further learning and/or Routeways to Work Key: progression at earliest appropriate opportunity
  • 6. Programme Structure – Routeways toWork• Assessed as being occupationally focused; and• Able to follow a bespoke programme of learning which meets current or future vacancies identified by DWP / JCP• Employer to be identified by DWP (not training provider)• An 8 week bespoke programme of learning which meets the needs of the recruiting employer; and• The offer of a job interview upon completion of the learning programme
  • 7. Steps to Employment (continued)• Learning encompasses the use of employer work placements, community projects, voluntary work and centre based learning opportunities• Full range of options available• Awarding Body Accreditation – staff and centre• No separate contract allocation for “Routeways”• Equality of opportunity is key
  • 8. Target – Progression Rate Achieve a minimum progression rate (inclusive of employment and further learning) of 50%* * Reserve the right to change in future years
  • 9. Innovation – Anchor Companies• This year, a sizeable £2 million has been set aside within the work based learning allocation to support learning in “Anchor” companies, which are defined as major businesses of economic significance to Wales.
  • 10. Examples of Anchor Companies• Ford Motor Company• Tata Steel Europe• Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Limited• RWE Npower Plc• Wales and West Utilities Limited• Western Power Distribution (South Wales) Plc• Admiral Group Plc• Principality Limited• RBS• British Telecommunications Plc• International Rectifier Newport Limited• Sony UK Technology Centre
  • 11. Funding – Work Focussed LearningFunding Model for Steps to Employment Delivery• Induction Units (CEUs)• Centre Based Engagement• Work Based Support and Assessment• Attainment• Capped Total
  • 12. Funding – Activity Costs Model(ACM) •3 CEUs Induction •£23.18 = 1 CEU (2010/11 rate) •No of GCHs/6 = Base CEU •Weighting of 1.2 Centre Based •SAW – Subject Area Weighting (where applicable) •1 CEU for every 15 hours in the workplace Work Based Assessment •10% of the Base CEU Attainment •150 CEUs per learner (1 year) Total Cap
  • 13. Example – Work Focussed Learning 1 CEU Value £21.18 Adults ECDL Programme Base CEU  Group based uplift  GCHs Value CEUs SAW Weight Attainment Total £Induction Induction 0 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 £63.54Centre Based and Attainment Occupational Taster 55 9.2 1.8 2.0 0.0 13.0 £275.34 ECDL Essentials 65 10.8 2.2 1.3 1.1 15.3 £324.76 ECDL Extra 120 20.0 4.0 1.3 2.0 27.3 £577.16 IOL Key Skills 36 6.0 1.2 1.0 0.6 8.8 £186.38 ICT Key Skills ‐ level 1 36 6.0 1.2 1.3 0.6 9.1 £191.68Work Based Support Work experience (2 weeks) 75 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 £105.90 Total 387 60.0 6.8 4.3 81.4 £1,724.76NoteThis does not include Welsh Medium and Bilingual Delivery upliftsCEU Cap for learner = 150
  • 14. Funding: Routeways to Work• Funding methodology the same as Work Focused• Maximum 8 weeks in length• CEU Cap of 53 (8 * 40 hours a week)• Additional 3 CEUs for Induction (total 6) to cover employer engagement costs in the development of a Routeways to Work programme
  • 15. Additional FundingSupport costs• Training Allowance• Travel and Accommodation• Childcare• Redundancy• Additional Learning Support – human and / or technical
  • 16. Non-Applicable Learner Support Costs• Steps to Employment Training Allowance: • Equivalent to Jobseeker’s Allowance and / or income support plus a training premium • Paid by JobCentre Plus (JCP)
  • 17. Swansea ITeC Allocation - Profile Requested • 80 Offer • 14 2009/10 • 72 2010/11 • 44 (not include June)
  • 18. Questions?
  • 19. Delivery?