Further and higher education, skills and vocational training

University and college qualifications. Apprenticeships, traineeships and internships. Funding for further education providers.

Services

  • Find an apprenticeship

    Register your profile, search vacancies and apply for an apprenticeship - you must be 16 or over

  • Become an apprentice

    Becoming an apprentice - what to expect, apprenticeship levels, pay and training, making an application, complaining about an apprenticeship

  • Recruit an apprentice

    Advertise apprenticeship vacancies and manage applications. This service is for training organisations, not employers

  • What qualification levels mean

    Find the difficulty level of a qualification and compare qualifications across different countries.

  • Employing an apprentice

    How to take on an apprentice as an employer, what's expected of you and what funding you can get.

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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. Adults to benefit from digital skills overhaul
  2. ESFA Update: 17 October 2018
  3. Youth unemployment down 50% since 2010
  4. FE providers benefit from scheme to boost teaching workforce
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Research and statistics

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Policy papers and consultations

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Transparency and freedom of information releases

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