Financial management for further education providers

Preparing colleges' annual financial statements, funding rates and formula, exceptional support, advanced learner loans.

  1. 16 to 19 education: financial management and assurance

    Information about financial assurance and financial management of 16 to 19 institutions funded by Education Funding Agency (EFA).

  2. Commercial and charitable providers: Model EFA contract for services

    This is a model EFA contract for services for commercial and charitable providers for the 2016 to 2017 and 2015 to 2016 academic year.

  3. EFA and SFA suppliers' bank details form

    Form for suppliers to use to notify the Education Funding Agency and Skills Funding Agency of their bank details.

  4. ESFA financial health assessment

    Sets out how the ESFA assesses the financial health of non-college training organisations that it holds or may hold a contract with.

  5. ESFA: financial planning handbook and financial plan

    Guidance for sixth-form and further education colleges on preparing and submitting their financial plan and supporting commentary.

  6. ESFA: funding rates and formula

    Explains the ESFA funding system and rates for the adult education budget, apprenticeships, advanced learner loans and the bursary, ESF and 16 to 18 traineeships.

  7. Financial management: helping colleges to account for funding

    Supports FE colleges in submitting financial returns.

  8. Funding allocations and performance management for FE providers

    Provides performance management rules, guidance on the funding claims process and funding year contract values.

  9. Post-16 audit code of practice

    Sets out the common standard for the provision of assurance in relation to funding of post-16 providers. Includes guidance on the annual assurance arrangements for sixth-form and further education colleges and their auditors.

  10. SFA financial assurance: demonstrating appropriate use of funds

    To provide assurance that SFA funds have been used by providers for the intended purposes.