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

Detailed guides

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Accreditation requirement

    Accrediting qualifications: how and when we do it Read more

  4. Trees and timber apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the trees and timber sector. Read more

  5. Veterinary nursing apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the veterinary nursing sector. Read more