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Education and Inspections Act 2006

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Education and training to which this Chapter applies

123Education and training to which this Chapter applies

(1)This Chapter applies to the following kinds of education and training—

(a)secondary education provided in institutions which are in England and are within the further education sector;

(b)further education for persons aged 16 or over but under 19 which is provided in such institutions and wholly or partly funded by the Learning and Skills Council for England;

(c)further education for persons aged 19 or over which is wholly or partly funded by the Council;

(d)further education for persons aged under 19 which is provided by local education authorities in England;

(e)further education for persons aged 19 or over which is funded by such authorities;

(f)training for persons aged 16 or over which is funded by the Secretary of State under section 2 of the Employment and Training Act 1973 (c. 50);

(g)training for persons aged 16 or over if it is training the whole or part of which takes place at the premises of an employer and which is wholly or partly funded by the Council;

(h)such other education or training as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State.

(2)The training which may be prescribed by regulations under subsection (1)(h) includes training of or for teachers, lecturers, trainers or other persons engaged in the provision of education or training falling within subsection (1)(a) to (g).

(3)If regulations made by the Secretary of State so provide—

(a)the provision of information, advice or guidance falling within section 5(1)(i) of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21) (Council to secure provision of financial resources), or

(b)the provision of any description of such information, advice or guidance specified in the regulations,

is to be treated for the purposes of this Chapter as training to which it applies.

(4)In this Chapter—

(a)“further education” and “secondary education” have the same meanings as in EA 1996, and

(b)any reference to institutions which are within the further education sector is to be read in accordance with section 91(3) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (c. 13).

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