Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved

DSAT masterclass - apprenticeship data and funding 05-06-19 - York

Nick Linford

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 from 10:00 to 15:30 (BST)

DSAT masterclass - apprenticeship data and funding...

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee VAT Quantity
General Admission   more info 5 Jun 2019 £265.00 £0.00 £53.00

Share DSAT masterclass - apprenticeship data and funding 05-06-19 - York

Event Details

Join Nick Linford and ILR auditor Karl Bentley from RSM for this technical and in depth practical workshop on how best to use the updated 2018/19 version of the Data Self-Assessment Toolkit for apprenticeship funding. Ensure you protect your revenue and reputation. Click here to read previous delegate feedback.

The provider Data Self-Assessment Toolkit is free software supplied by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, and interrogates 2018/19 data exported from the Funding Information System (FIS) and produces reports on this data, so that providers and auditors can identify and investigate potential anomalies in Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data. ESFA funded providers are required to use the DSAT software, and it is used by the external ILR auditors as well as Ofsted as part of pre-inspection data credibility checks.

NOTE: This event is aimed at MIS staff responsible for preparing for funding audit and using the DSAT software, and will be a technical and practical workshop which will focus on the updated audit working papers, particular DSAT 18/19 reports for apprenticeship delivery, with real ILR data, in a great deal of detail.

Register now at no risk (full refund for cancellations 7 days or more before the event) as this event has been fully booked in the past.


10.00 Registration

10.30 Welcome and introductions

10.35 Practical DSAT training for apprenticeship funding part 1

11.50 Break for refreshments

12.10 Practical DSAT training for apprenticeship funding part 2

13.00 Break for lunch

13.50 Practical DSAT training for apprenticeship funding part 3

15.30 Workshop end

MIS staff will benefit, such as from:
- Further education colleges
- Independent learning providers delivering apprenticeships
- Local authorities, universities and employers funded for apprenticeships
- Staff from other organisations with an interest in apprenticeship ILR data and funding

Places are expected to go fast, so register now to avoid disappointment. The fee is £265+ VAT per delegate (no limit per organisation), and bookings can be cancelled online up to a week in advance at no cost.

FE Week gold members will receive £50 off the cost of this event (gold membership must be in the delegates name). Find out more about FE Week gold membership here.

This workshop is brought to you by Nick Linford, author of the Complete Guide to Funding Apprenticeships and both the Hands-on guide to post-16 funding and the Hands-on guide to post-16 performance and data published by Pearson. Nick was Director of Planning and Performance at Lewisham College for six years whilst also playing a leading role in capacity building on the use of funding performance, data quality and curriculum planning in the learning and skills sector. Nick also wrote the AELP and LSIS funded Sub-contracting toolkit. Nick is owner and a director of Lsect and former editor of the Lsect published newspaper, FE Week.

To download more information about Nick click here.

Do you have questions about DSAT masterclass - apprenticeship data and funding 05-06-19 - York? Contact Nick Linford

Save This Event

Event Saved

When & Where

Principal York
Station Road
YO24 1AA
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 from 10:00 to 15:30 (BST)

  Add to my calendar


Nick Linford

Nick Linford is an expert in further education funding and performance systems and a company director of Lsect Ltd.

He runs a series of popular workshops, conferences and webinars about funding and data, which have been attended by more than 15,000 people in the last six years.

Nick is also author of the Complete Guide to Funding Apprenticeships (, two books about funding and data published by Pearson and the founding editor for Lsect’s weekly newspapers: FE Week ( and Schools Week (

Prior to setting-up Lsect in 2010 Nick established an education think tank at the publishers Pearson, and before that was for seven years Director of Planning and Performance at the Lewisham College, during which time they achieved an Ofsted 'outstanding' grade.

  Contact the Organiser

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.