A flexible service which typically looks at apprenticeship provision but which can be extended to include other funding streams (learner loans, traineeships etc).

Typical engagements include:

3-Day Mock Audit (sample size circa 20 learners)

5-Day Mock Audit (sample size circa 40 learners)

The sample size may vary but our methodology is built around a core which includes:

  • Obtaining a copy of agreed Occupancy and Funding Monitoring Reports derived from the ILR;
  • Identifying an appropriate ‘cross-section’ sample of learners for Audit Review;
  • Share the sample of learners in an agreed timescale which allows learner files, enrolment paperwork and review documentation to be collated in advance of our audit;
  • Undertake a desktop review of the Occupancy and FM Reports provided with a view to identifying any clear errors and matters for further on-site investigation;
  • Attending agreed premises to undertake the on-site element of the Mock Funding Audit;
  • Review files, electronic records and the associated paperwork, against the audit testing template and sector best practice in respect of both compliance and completeness;
  • To report any deficiencies identified on a file by file basis and to make recommendations on the actions necessary to address the issues identified:
  • Review PDSAT usage and Funding Monitoring report content;
  • Feedback session to nominated staff at the end of the last afternoon of the review; and,
  • Provide a full written report of our findings and recommendations.

1-Day Compliance Review

For small providers or providers with a limited number of in-scope learners we also undertake a 1 day compliance review the purpose of which is to identify Audit vulnerabilities.

For more information or to discuss your detailed requirements contact:

  • E: neil@solvendis.co.uk
  • T: 07702 555800