Train to gain is dead, long live . . .
DAVID MORTIMER looks at the affect of government budgetry contraints on social care training
In April, the chancellor announced some efficiency savings which meant massive cuts or ‘capping of contract values’ to the Train to Gain (TTG) budget (TTG) retrospectively to 1st April 2009 and effectively cancelled TTG from 1st August although we haven’t been told that last bit officially.
Then on the 8th May some were told that the Learning and Skills Council (LSC), the government agency responsible for TTG, may have found some more money that would enable everyone to get their full budgets back. In the event this has been very patchy. In addition a numbe