Register of training organisations: application instructions

Information about the SFA's market entry pre-qualification process that must be completed.

Applies to England


Register of training organisations - read me first instruction document

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Decommissioning ROTO on 31 July 2021

We are formally decommissioning ROTO on the 31 July 2021. Our funding rules will be updated to reflect this. The Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers is now the market entry point for providers wishing to deliver apprenticeships and we will advertise funding opportunities for other funding streams on GOV.UK, including the recently announced expansion of traineeships.

Organisations must complete our due diligence pre-qualification questions in order to be included on the register of training organisations.

Where organisations want to compete for contracts, they must also complete our capacity and capability pre-qualification questions.

Organisations must complete and pass our pre-qualification questions if:

  • they have an existing funding agreement with the SFA for delivering education and training
  • they are a subcontractor holding contracts with an aggregate value of £100,000 or above per annum
  • they want to be selected to be invited to tender for:

The pre-qualification questions can be accessed on the e-tendering portal when we are open for applications.

Published 2 June 2015
Last updated 28 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated the register of training organisations - read me first instruction document.

  2. New version of Register of training organisations read me first instructions uploaded on 10 May 2016.

  3. Published February 2016 - updated Read me first instructions document.

  4. Updated read me first instruction document.

  5. First published.