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NEWSLETTER
6 July 2006           Issue: 04                              www.traintogain.gov.uk



WELCOME TO THE                These included:               throughout the region a
FOURTH EDITION                                              wide-range of high-quality
                              a single collaborative       provision.
OF OUR TRAIN TO                group covering FE
GAIN EMAIL                     colleges and private
NEWSLETTER. IN                                              Wage Subsidy
                               providers in one LSC
THIS EDITION WE                area
                                                            Wage subsidy is a key
ARE PROVIDING                                               element of Train to Gain.
MORE                          a single regional
                                                            It will be available to
                               contract for the delivery
INFORMATION                    of a key national
                                                            employers with fewer than
ABOUT THE                      qualification
                                                            50 members of staff.
PROVISION
                                                            The payment to the
PROCUREMENT                   individual colleges and
                                                            employer will be made
PROCESS, AND AN                private providers
                                                            once the employee has
UPDATE ON THE                                               successfully achieved their
                              new private providers
WAGE SUBSIDY.                                               qualification.

                                                            Employers will be given
Train to Gain
                                                            the choice of receiving
Procurement
                                                            either £5 per hour or the
                                                            actual wages earned by
We have now
                                                            the employee, provided
communicated to all those
                                                            they can supply evidence
providers who submitted
                                                            supporting the claim.
bids as part of the
procurement process for
                                                            Employers will be
Train to Gain.                We are now in the process     responsible for putting
                              of discussing with each       their claim together with
We received 118 bids from     successful bidder the         evidence supplied by
a wide range of individual    contract details.             Providers on actual contact
and collaborative groups of
                                                            hours per learner.
providers, for provision      We would like to thank all
across the region.            of you who were involved      Payments to employers
                              in submitting bids to us.     will be made by LSC
We are delighted to           The quantity and quality of   Finance.
announce that we will be      the bids received was
awarding 28 contracts to a    high, and this allowed us
wide range of providers.      to be confident that we are
                              able to offer to employers
TRAIN TO GAIN
NEWSLETTER…..
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Full details of how wage          Marketing and                Lead Train to Gain
compensation will work             Communications                representative –
will be available on the           activities/branding           Lead Contract
Train to Gain website
                                   guidelines                   Lead Operations
(www.traintogain.gov.uk)
from the middle of July.                                         representative –
                                                                 Lead Contract
                                                                Lead Marketing and
Skills Brokerage                                                 Communications
                                                                 representative –
The contract with SEEDA
to deliver Skills Brokerage                                      Lead Contract
throughout the region has                                       Representative from
now been signed, and                                             each Partner
action is underway to set                                        Organisation
up Skills South East, the
new regional skills           Both workshops will
                              commence at                   If you have any queries or
company. The new service
                              approximately 10.30am         require further information
will be fully operational
                              and conclude at 2pm (with     please contact Adam
across the region from 1
                              networking buffet lunch)      Sharp at the Learning and
August.
                              on the following dates:       Skills Council on 0118 908
                                                            2268 or email
Marketing News                                              adam.sharp@lsc.gov.uk
                              Wednesday 26 July –The
                              Blue Mountain Conference
Train to Gain Provider        Centre, Bracknell             Further Information:
Workshops 26 and 27
July                                                        If you have any queries
                              Thursday 27 July –The         regarding Train to Gain,
                              Renaissance London            please contact Simon
The Learning and Skills       Gatwick Hotel                 Peek at the LSC
Council will be holding two
                                                            simon.peek@lsc.gov.uk
Train to Gain Provider
workshops at the end of       Invitations and
                              Registration Forms are        or put your question
July 2006. These events
                              being sent to Train to Gain   through AoSEC or
will update you on the
                              Lead Contracts on the         ALPSE, who are in
following:
                              10/11 July.                   regular contact with the
                                                            LSC regarding Train to
    Operational                                            Gain.
     Procedures               It is anticipated that the
    Broker Update from       following representatives
     Skills South East        will attend:




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