SFA financial assurance: demonstrating appropriate use of funds

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

Funding assurance review programme

How the Agency selects colleges for funding assurance reviews and how the related documents will be used by the SFA and appointed auditors.

  1. SFA financial assurance: funding assurance review programmes

    • Guidance

Audit assurance reviews

Summarises common issues that have been noted after reviews undertaken by the Agency’s provider financial assurance team on provider data.

  1. SFA financial assurance: audit assurance review issues 2015 to 2016

    • Guidance

Higher risk providers and subcontractors

Guidelines to identify and control higher risk providers.

  1. SFA financial assurance: funding higher-risk organisations and subcontractors

    • Guidance

Financial health assessment

For assessing the financial health of non-college training organisations that hold a contract with the Skills Funding Agency.

  1. SFA financial health assessment

    • Guidance

Joint audit code of practice

How the EFA and SFA ensure FE colleges are accountable and have robust audit arrangements.

  1. SFA financial assurance: SFA and EFA joint audit code of practice

    • Guidance

Accountability reviews

Colleges selected for an accountability review need to read this guidance and prepare themselves for the review visit.

  1. SFA financial assurance: accountability reviews for FE colleges

    • Guidance