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Dear Milton Keynes Council,

My name is Yaw Yarkwah. I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information regarding your apprenticeships. Please provide:

1 Copy of Employer engagement practice Policy/Document

2 Copy of Complaints policy, procedure and process Policy

3 Copy of Contract for services with employers Policy

4 Copy of the Commitment statement Policy/Document

5 Copy of your process for performing initial assessments of apprentices prior learning Policy/Document

6 Copy of your process for delivering English and Maths to apprentices Policy/Document

7 Copy of your plan for continuity of apprenticeship training Policy/Document

8 Copy of your safeguarding policy Policy/Document

9 Copy of policy or practice that complies with the prevent duty Policy/Document

10 Copy of your process for professional development of your employees Policy/Document

11 Copy of your process for evaluating quality of training and outcomes

12 How do you make your methods for delivering 20% On The Job relevant to the Frameworks or Standards you're offering?

13 How do you ensure your methods for delivering 20% On The Job meet the needs of employers and apprentices?

14 How are your employees teaching and training expertise been maintained and kept up to date through your professional development process?

15 How are your employees sector expertise been maintained and kept up to date through your professional development process?

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Yaw Yarkwah

Freedom of Information Act, Milton Keynes Council

Dear Yaw

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - INTERNAL REFERENCE 305581

I acknowledge your request for information.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days, as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing reference to a third party.

Please be aware that the Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the information you have requested. In the event that an exemption category applies information may not be released. You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you. You will be informed if this is the case.

Best Regards
Freedom of Information Team
[email address]

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Barrett, Nikki, Milton Keynes Council

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Dear Yaw

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Your request for information has now been considered and the information
requested is enclosed.

 

1              Copy of Employer engagement practice Policy/Document

Please find attached – Employer Engagement Policy

 

2              Copy of Complaints policy, procedure and process Policy

Please find attached = 2 Stage Corporate CCC Procedure updated  Jun 17

 

3              Copy of Contract for services with employers Policy

Please find attached – AA Trainer Contract NO cost – March 2019

 

4              Copy of the Commitment statement Policy/Document

Please find attached – ESFA Commitment Statement

 

5              Copy of your process for performing initial assessments of
apprentices prior learning Policy/Document

No process or policy available as the initial assessments are not
performed by MKC this is covered by the Apprenticeship Provider.

 

6              Copy of your process for delivering English and Maths to
apprentices Policy/Document

Please find attached – Process for delivering English and Maths to
apprentices

 

7              Copy of your plan for continuity of apprenticeship training
Policy/Document

MKC do not have a business continuity plan as not delivering
apprenticeships. MKC request a business continuity plan from Training
Providers who we procuring training from.

 

8              Copy of your safeguarding policy Policy/Document

MKC do not have a Safeguarding document as not delivering apprenticeships,
MKC ask Apprenticeship providers who we procure the training from for
their Safeguarding policy.

 

9              Copy of policy or practice that complies with the prevent
duty Policy/Document

Please find attached - Prevent

 

10           Copy of your process for professional development of your
employees Policy/Document

Please find attached – Blank 121 Template

 

11           Copy of your process for evaluating quality of training and
outcomes

Please find attached – Contract Management of apprenticeship providers

 

12           How do you make your methods for delivering 20% On The Job
relevant to the Frameworks or Standards you're offering?

Covered in the Employer Engagement policy, attached

 

13           How do you ensure your methods for delivering 20% On The Job
meet the needs of employers and apprentices?

Covered in the Employer Engagement policy, attached

 

14           How are your employees teaching and training expertise been
maintained and kept up to date through your professional development
process?

No employees teaching or training provided

 

15           How are your employees sector expertise been maintained and
kept up to date through your professional development process?

No employees teaching or training provided

 

If you have a complaint about the handling of your request then please
contact me.  I will arrange for an internal review which will be
considered as part of Stage 2 of the Council’s complaints procedure.

 

You also have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:
Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113

Fax: 01625 524510

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Yours sincerely

 

Kind Regards

 

Nikki

 

Nikki Barrett

HR Business Manager

LGSS

 

T: 01908 253862

E: [2][email address]

 

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