12th Jul, 2017

This workshop is now fully booked. The next available dates are:

15 November, Manchester – Register here

14 February, London – Register here

“The whole day was excellent. Both presenters were very helpful. I would strongly recommend this and similarly themed AoC Events to others”

Chris Thornton, Programme Area Lead – Disability Services and ALS, Bradford College.

How to Claim Additional Learning Support (ALS) Workshop is aimed at key college staff who work with Additional Learning Support in their roles including Administration of Additional Learning Support Staff, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, MIS and SEN and LLDD.

This practical workshop will provide delegates with a detailed overview of the key aspects of the current requirements for claiming Additional Learning Support.

The facilitators of the workshop from KPMG will share their experience with attendees of what they see as the key sector issues involving ALS. The workshop will cover rules, offer practical suggestions for managing the claim and minimising audit risks.


  • EFA and SFA funding arrangements
  • What can you claim as ALS and how to calculate costs
  • How to manage your ALS claim and meet audit requirements
  • Apprenticeships and ALS.


  • A thorough understanding of EFA and SFA funding of ALS
  • What you can claim as ALS and how to calculate ALS costs
  • How to record ALS, manage your claim and meet audit requirements.

 If you have attended this workshop in the past, please contact training@aoc-create.co.uk before registering. 




AoC Member = £299.00 + VAT (£358.80)

Non-Member (College/Public Sector) = £350 + VAT (£420.00)

(Refreshments and lunch included)


If you need accommodation please call Conference Care, our preferred supplier, on 02476 369720 and let them know you are attending an AoC Create workshop.

Terms and Conditions

Registration, programme & general enquiries: training@aoc-create.co.uk

0207 034 2640

Finance enquiries: finance@aoc.co.uk

0207 034 9900

Already Registered

Download the programme here.

09:30 – coffee and registration

10:00 – workshop starts

16:00 – workshop ends

To find out more details, please contact Stephanie Van Der Wens, Training and Development Executive via email or on 0207 0342 640.

John Tomlinson

John has 34 years experience in the Further Education Sector. The first 16 years working in colleges and then 18 years working for KPMG and other advisory firms. In both roles John has either delivered or advised colleges about ALS

Paul Watkins

Since qualifying as an accountant Paul has been advising FE clients whilst working for KPMG and other similar firms. Over this period Paul has advised colleges about Additional Learning Support.