What we do

We fund skills training for further education (FE) in England. We support over 1,000 colleges, private training organisations, and employers with £3.7 billion of funding each year.

SFA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

Read more about what we do


Our announcements

Our publications

  1. SFA: Inform

    • Guidance
  2. Apprenticeship standards ready for delivery

    • Guidance

See all our publications

Our statistics

Our management

  • Sue Husband

    Director, Apprenticeships and Delivery Service, Skills Funding Agency

  • Keith Smith

    Director, Funding and Programmes, Skills Funding Agency

  • Paul McGuire

    Chief Operating (& Financial) Officer, Skills Funding Agency

Contact SFA

Office address

Cheylesmore House
Quinton Road


Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information requests

Information Rights Manager
Skills Funding Agency
Cheylesmore House


Corporate information

Jobs and contracts