Further and higher education, skills and vocational training

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


  1. Find an apprenticeship

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

  2. Become an apprentice

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

  3. Recruit an apprentice

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

  4. What qualification levels mean

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

  5. Check if a university or college is officially recognised

    Recognised bodies, listed bodies, recognised universities, accredited higher learning institutions, bogus degrees

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Universal Credit and students
  2. Apprenticeship funding rules
  3. Search for apprenticeship standards
  4. Higher and degree apprenticeships
  5. Register of end-point assessment organisations
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News and communications

Research and statistics

  1. Traineeships: evaluation
  2. FE learners and apprentices survey
  3. Vocational and other qualifications quarterly: January to March 2019
  4. Vocational qualifications dataset
  5. Review of the online learning and artificial intelligence education market
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Funding for the delivery of T levels
  2. Review of Post-18 Education and Funding: call for evidence
  3. Improving further education workforce data: call for evidence
  4. Provider funding for the delivery of T Levels equality assessment
  5. Memorandum of understanding: Baker Dearing Educational Trust and DfE
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Funding allocations to training providers: 2017 to 2018
  2. Strategic college improvement fund: successful applicants
  3. Post-18 review of education and funding: supporting statistics
  4. Uplift factors and postcode files
  5. 16 to 19 subcontracting
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