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FE Choices

FE Choices provides comparable information to help learners and employers make informed choices about education and training.

All FE Choices data is available on GOV.UK and data.gov. The performance indicators are on the National Careers Service and the apprenticeship service web pages.

FE Choices consists of nationally collected and published performance indicator data that measures learner and employer satisfaction. This information is made available in a clear and consistent format.

Information is provided about:

  • further education colleges and other organisations that receive government funding and offer education and training to people over the age of 16
  • organisations that offer academic and vocational subjects, apprenticeships, and training on and off the job

Technical information about the surveys

For technical information about the surveys, read the transparency spreadsheet. For more detail about how the learner satisfaction survey is worked out, email SDE.ServiceDesk@education.gov.uk.

Employer satisfaction survey data

Learner satisfaction survey data

The FE Choices learner satisfaction survey 2019 to 2020 publication was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Further details can be found on the publication announcement page.

Guidance and information for training providers (employer satisfaction)

Guidance and information for training providers (learner satisfaction)

FE Choices archive

Published 23 March 2017
Last updated 24 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added information that the FE Choices learner satisfaction survey 2019 to 2020 publication is cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

  2. Added 'FE Choices employer satisfaction survey: 2018 to 2019'.

  3. Added 'FE Choices learner satisfaction survey 2018 to 2019'.

  4. Added 'FE Choices employer satisfaction survey: 2017 to 2018'.

  5. Added FE Choices learner satisfaction survey 2017 to 2018.

  6. First published.