SFA subcontracting for the first time: seeking written approval

Describes what providers must do in order to get permission from the SFA to subcontract funding for education and training.


Subcontracting for the first time

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


Outlines the information the Agency needs in order to review requests to subcontract provision that it funds.

If a provider has not previously subcontracted funding, they must get approval in writing before awarding a contract to a subcontractor.

The request to subcontract must also be accompanied by a report from an external auditor.

  • Register

  • Funding Rules