The government aims to make sure that further education provides the skilled workforce employers need and helps individuals reach their full potential.

Policies 1

  1. Further education and training

    Introducing a new FE funding system, improving teacher training and apprenticeships

Detailed guides

  1. SFA: support for the unemployed

    How the Skills Funding Agency funds providers to deliver high quality suitably tailored training for unemployed individuals. Read more

  2. SFA funding rules 2014 to 2015 (v2) section 2, part 1: the adult skills budget

    The rules that apply to further education provision funded by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), or through an advanced learning loan (loan). Read more

  3. SFA funding rules 2014 to 2015 (v2) section 2, part 2: the adult skills budget - apprenticeships

    The rules that apply to further education provision funded by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), or through an advanced learning loan (loan). Read more

  4. How to use Ofqual's regulatory IT system (RITS)

    How to access RITS to update your awarding organisation's details of regulated qualifications. Read more

  5. Government Legal Service (GLS) legal trainee scheme

    Information for law or non-law graduates who wish to train as a solicitor or barrister in the GLS and work experience opportunities. Read more