Guidance

SFA funding rules: 2014 to 2015

Sets out the rules for providers who receive funding from the SFA to offer education and skills training for 2014 to 2015.

Documents

SFA funding rules 2014 to 2015 - version 2

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Funding rules 2014 to 2015 - version 2 - addendum 3

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Funding rules 2014 to 2015 - version 2 - addendum 2

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Funding rules 2014 to 2015 - version 2 - addendum 1

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SFA funding rules 2014 to 2015 - version 2 - summary of changes

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Funding rules for Trailblazer apprenticeships - 2014 to 2015: version 1

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Funding rules for Trailblazer apprenticeships - 2014 to 2015: version 2

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Funding rules for Trailblazer apprenticeships - 2014 to 2015 version 2: summary of changes

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Detail

SFA funding rules 2014 to 2015 web pages

As an alternative to downloading the pdf, the funding rules are also available as web pages on the SFA funding rules 2014 to 2015 collection.

Funding rules 2014 to 2015

The funding rules:

  • apply to all publicly funded colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers (providers) who receive funding from the Agency for:
    • adult skills budget (including apprenticeships)
    • Offenders’ Learning and Skills Service (OLASS)
    • European Social Fund (ESF)
    • community learning
  • are mandatory requirements
  • form part of the terms and conditions for funding by the Skills Funding Agency

Funding rules 2014 to 2015 version 2 addendum 1

This addendum changes the eligibility of an individual, aged 19 to 24, to access a traineeship. Individuals will now be able, from 1 January 2015, to access a traineeship if they already have a full level 2 qualification.

SFA funding rules 2014 to 2015 – summary of changes

You can see the main changes from the funding rules of 2013 to 2014 in the summary of changes document.

It is not an exhaustive list of all the changes between the two funding rules documents.

You must refer to the main SFA funding rules 2014 to 2015 document for the definitive rules which are part of the terms and conditions of the funding agreements and the 24+ Advanced Learning Loans Facility Conditions between the Chief Executive of Skills Funding and all providers of education and training who receive funding from the Chief Executive of Skills Funding or a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan (Loan) Facility.

Funding rules for Trailblazer apprenticeships (updated for version 2)

These documents set out the funding rules which apply to the new Trailblazer apprenticeship standards. In setting out the rules, we have provided additional context and explanation to help providers delivering training and assessment for the new Trailblazer apprenticeship standards.

These rules apply from 1 September 2014 to 31 July 2015 for all organisations in receipt of funding for the delivery of training or the assessment of Trailblazer apprenticeships for the funding year 2014 to 2015.

Trailblazer apprenticeships funding rules 2014 to 2015 version 2 - summary of changes

You can see the main changes from Version 1 of the Trailblazer apprenticeships funding rules 2014 to 2015 in the summary of changes document.

It is not an exhaustive list of all the changes between the 2 funding rules documents.

You must refer to the main Trailblazer apprenticeships funding rules 2014 to 2015 Version 2 for the definitive rules which are part of the terms and conditions of the funding agreements between the Chief Executive of Skills Funding and all providers of education and training who receive funding from the Chief Executive of Skills Funding.