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									            Bursary Funding Application Form for 2009/10

    Please note that Bursary Payments are only available in respect of
             training starting on or before 31st August 2009.


1. Hardship fund:

       For those who have attended training that is relevant to their role and will benefit their
        role.
       Only available to people who are currently in receipt of income support or income
        based job seekers allowance, settings known to the Early Years & Childcare Service
        to have sustainability problems and those with a disability that makes learning
        difficult.
       Up to £100 per person per year can be claimed.
       This can be claimed in respect of:
             o Childcare costs
             o Travel and accommodation costs
             o First Aid, Food Hygiene and Health and Safety courses
       Please attached the following in support of your claim:
             o Course Content Details
             o Proof of attendance
             o Copies of all receipts
             o Fuel receipts – for mileage claims
             o Proof of meeting hardship criteria



2. Out of County conferences or Out of County short courses:

       For those who have attended out of county conferences or out of county short
        courses that are relevant to their role and will benefit their role.
       Up to £100 per person per year can be claimed.
       This can be claimed in respect of:
            o Cost of out of county short courses – EXCLUDING First Aid, Food Hygiene
                and Health and Safety courses
            o Cost of out of County conferences
       Please attached the following in support of your claim:
            o Course/Conference Content Details
            o Proof of attendance
            o Copies of all receipts



3. Specialist qualifications:

       For those undertaking specialist qualifications not offered through the Workforce
        Development Directory that are relevant to their role and will benefit their role.
       The following amounts can be claimed per person per year:
            o Up to £200 per year can be claimed for level 2 qualifications.
            o Up to £300 per year can be claimed for level 3 qualifications.
            o Up to £400 per year can be claimed for level 4 qualifications.
            o Up to £500 per year can be claimed for level 5, 6 and 7 qualifications.
       This can only be claimed in respect of course fees.
       Please attached the following in support of your claim:
            o Course Content Details
            o Proof of attendance
            o Copies of all receipts


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4. Support costs:

       To support travel and accommodation costs when attending:
            o Out of County short courses relevant to your role and beneficial to your role –
                EXCLUDING First Aid, Food Hygiene and Health and Safety courses
            o Out of County conferences relevant to your role and beneficial to your role
            o Specialist qualifications not offered through the Workforce Development
                Directory that are relevant to your role and will benefit your role
       Up to £100 per person per year can be claimed.
       Please attached the following in support of your claim:
            o Course Content Details
            o Proof of attendance
            o Copies of all receipts
            o Fuel receipts – for mileage claims
            o Proof of meeting hardship criteria



5. In respect of all the above:

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        Funding is subject to availability and all applications must be received by 12 March
        2010.
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        Attendance must have occurred during the period 1 April 2009 to 31 August 2009.
       NO payments will be made in advance.
       Please see the attached list of eligibility criteria on page 4 to see if you qualify for this
        funding.
       To apply please complete this form and send with the required evidence to:
        Karlien Bond
        Senior Budgets Administrator
        Early Years & Childcare Service
        Kingfisher House
        Western Way
        Exeter
        EX1 2DE

        Tel: 01392 385527
        Fax: 01392 385444
        Email: Karlien.Bond@devon.gov.uk




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Name


Address




Name the payment
should be made to


Daytime tel. No.


Email address


Name and address
of setting




Type of funding
being claimed

Type of work with
children


How did the
course,
conference or
qualification
benefit your role?




Name of course,
conference or
qualification
Date of course,
conference or
qualification
Name of Training
Provider
Mileage Claim
(Number of miles
travelled in your
own car)
Amount of funding
requested


Signed:              Date:

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                          Eligibility for EYCS funded programmes

The EYCS reserves the right to ensure a balance between sectors attending multi-agency
programmes. The following are eligible for EYCS funded programmes:

   Those working in Early Years and Childcare (details below) in Devon - not including
    Plymouth or Torbay
   Those wishing to join the child care or play workforce (including parents & volunteers who
    are actively seeking work in the sector). Volunteers accessing funded qualifications must
    be working in a childcare setting for a minimum of one day a week
   Those who currently work with children or young people in non early years and childcare
    sectors (e.g. in schools with over 5 year olds) who are considering a career change or
    whose jobs have changed due to re-modelling / multi-agency working
   Those undertaking Early Years learning & development activities from entry level /
    induction to post graduate level
   Priority will be given to childcare, education & play practitioners from EYCS settings and
    projects, i.e. childminders, nurseries, playgroups, family centres, holiday schemes, after
    school clubs, breakfast clubs, pre-schools, neighbourhood nurseries, children’s centres,
    nursery units in schools, foundation stage/reception classes in schools
   Classroom assistants, nursery nurses, and qualified teachers who work in the Early Years
    Foundation Stage (0-5) will be funded for EYCC and play programmes if they work for a
    minimum of one day a week with this age group (confirmed by letter from Headteacher
    which may be audited) NB - classroom assistants in primary schools undertaking
    NVQ CCLD must relate their NVQ modules to 0 - 5s
   Playtime/lunchtime assistants in schools may access play courses only
   Where ‘wrap around care’ (and/or ‘a safe place to be’) is offered on school premises, staff
    may access play and child care CPD and qualifications regardless of whether the school
    manages the breakfast club/activity, after-school club/facility or holiday club. Staff must be
    contracted to work for a minimum of 2 sessions a week (session minimum of 2 hours)
    confirmed by letter from Employer which may be audited
   Within the statutory sector, playworkers in sports centres offering childcare and holiday
    schemes, playtime/lunchtime assistants in schools
   Children’s Centres - managers, playworkers, project workers, family project workers,
    home visitors, family centres, toy library staff, Home Start workers, outreach workers,
    family support tutor(s)
   Integrated Children’s Service members working directly with children 0-5
   Children’s Fund Projects – team members working directly with children 0-5

NB former grant maintained schools will be considered as statutory sector under the
School Standards and Framework Act 1998 i.e. not eligible for the Graduate Leader
Fund, Bonus Payments, Supply Payments, Home Grown Graduate Incentive and
Quality Premium.

The following are NOT eligible for EYCS training funds but can buy into multi-agency
programmes (either funded by self/employer or agency):

   Social care staff, foster carers, residential childcare, intervention staff, unless seconded to
    a Children’s Centre (see Social Care Eligibility Criteria)
   Residential holiday service providers, unless they can demonstrate that they were
    meeting our objectives i.e. majority of their childcare is for children in Devon
   DCC youth services & voluntary youth services
   School staff working with children older than age 5 in an educational setting (not including
    wrap around care)
   Health staff, unless seconded to a Children’s Centre
   Devon Parent partnership staff
   Parents caring for their own children with special educational or complex health needs in
    their homes
   Practitioners working with children referred by social services (see Social Care Eligibility
    Criteria)
   Integrated Children’s Service staff not working directly with children



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