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Registration (Learning Providers)

6.—(1) An application for registration as a Learning Provider must be made in a form and manner to be determined by the Learning Account Administrator.

(2) A Learning Account Administrator may require an applicant for registration as a Learning Provider to provide such information or documents as the Learning Account Administrator may require to enable it to determine whether the applicant is suitable to become a Learning Provider for the purposes of the Scheme and the Learning Account Administrator may decline to accept an application for registration unless such information and documents are provided.

(3) A Learning Account Administrator may grant an application for registration as a Learning Provider only if—

(a)the Learning Account Administrator considers that the applicant is a suitable person to deliver education and training in conformity with the Quality Standards for the purposes of the Scheme; and

(b)the applicant has delivered a validly executed Learning Provider Registration Agreement to the Learning Account Administrator.

(4) Where an application for registration has been granted, the Learning Account Administrator must notify the Scottish Ministers of that fact in such a manner as the Scottish Ministers may, from time to time, determine.