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Section 12 Pilots and other Funding Streams

Adult T levels Pilot

From September 2022 the T level for adults pilot will be available in the ILR, learners who are 19+ including those who are in part-time work or have caring responsibilities are eligible for this provision. Further guidance is available in the AEB funding rules

Recording Adult T Level pilots in the ILR

The Adult T Level pilot is recorded in the ILR as funding model 81, source of funding (SOF) 105 with the LDM code 384 recorded against the learning aim.

Unlike 16-19 T levels the Adult pilot will not include the programme type field in the ILR and the aims must be recorded as aim type 4 indicating they are not part of a programme.

The learning aims associated with the adult T levels pilot can be found using the LARS database on the Find a learning aim website.

Learner/learning support cannot be recorded on the ILR for adult T Level learners and further information regarding this is available in the Adult T level guidance.

Multiply

The Multiply programme is designed to provide funding to learners up to level 2 and will allow learners to be identified as multiply in the ILR. Further guidance is available on the multiply homepage

Recording Multiply in the ILR

The Multiply programme will be recorded in the ILR as funding model 99 source of funding (SOF) 998 , with the LDM code 385 recorded against the learning aim.

There are a number of new Multiply-specific non-regulated learning aims that are available to be used. These can be identified on the LARS database and found on Find A Learning Aim using Category Code 63 Multiply – Improving Adult Numeracy Skills.

Learners participating in regulated numeracy courses through Multiply should be recorded on the existing regulated learning aims

Recording the Free Courses for Jobs Offer in the ILR

All aims that are part of the Free Courses for Jobs offer are recorded in the ILR with Funding model 35. Also record the following against each aim:

LDM code 378 and FFI code 1 to claim for funding for learners meeting the eligibility criteria set out in the ESFA funded adult education budget: funding rules 2023 to 2024 .

LDM code 378, FFI code 1, and LDM code 382 when recording learners who meet the low wage eligibility criteria also set out in the above rules.

The aims need to contain one of the following category codes that can be found on find a learning aim or the Learning Aim Reference Service (LARS) :

  • 45 National Skills Fund Level 3 Free Courses for Jobs rate 1

  • 46 National Skills Fund Level 3 Free Courses for Jobs rate 2

There are also the following categories:

  • 48 National Skills Fund Level 3 Free Courses for Jobs only.

  • 49 National Skills Fund Level 3 Free Courses for Jobs - short qualification. This category indicates where the qualification is small.

  • 56 Free Courses for Jobs MCA and GLA only flexible delivery qualifications. The qualifications in this category are to be used by Combined Authorities only.

The Learning Start Date of the aims recorded in the ILR do need to be within the EffectiveFrom and EffectiveTo dates of the relevant category code listed above.