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Child Benefit Technical Manual

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Prescribed conditions for a child or qualifying young person: Education and training condition - meaning of ‘approved training’

Child Benefit (General) Regulations 2006, regulation 1, (3)

‘Approved training’ means arrangements made by the Government:

  • in relation to England arrangements made by the Secretary of State under section 2 of the Employment & Training Act 1973. This is currently:

    • ‘Access to Apprenticeships’
       

Note: From September 2013 ‘Foundation Learning’ is treated as a study programme under full-time non-advanced education.

  • in relation to Wales arrangements made by the Secretary of State under section 2 of the Employment & Training Act 1973. These are currently:

    • ‘Foundation Apprenticeships’ or ‘Traineeships’
       
  • in relation to Scotland made by the Scottish Ministers under section 2 of the Employment and Training Act 1973, or by Scottish Enterprise or Highlands and Islands Enterprise under section 2 of the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990. This is currently:

    -‘Employability Fund’
     

  • in relation to Northern Ireland, made by the Department for Employment and Learning under section 1 of the Employment and Training Act (Northern Ireland) 1950. These are currently:

    • ‘Training for Success: Professional and Technical Training’, including ‘Programme Led Apprenticeships’, ’Pathways to Success - Pathways for Young People’ and ‘Collaboration and Innovation Programme’.