Information on how funding for traineeships works
The Education and Skills Funding Agency fund traineeships for 16- to 18-year-olds (and 19- to 24-year-olds, and up to age 25, with an education health and care plan) through the ESFA’s young people’s funding methodology for study programmes.
We fund traineeships for 19- to 24-year-olds through the ESFA’s adult education budget funding methodology.
This guide explains how:
- traineeships are delivered
- we allocate funding for traineeships through the young people’s funding methodology for study programmes and AEB funding methodology
- to submit requests for delivery growth
- to find further information about traineeships including research and evaluations
This framework describes how traineeships are delivered and the changes to traineeships policy since their introduction in 2013.
Funding for traineeships
This information explains how the funding methodologies work for traineeships.
For institutions funded through the young person’s funding methodology for study programmes
For institutions funded through the AEB funding methodology
Performance management and growth
This information explains how providers can submit requests for increases to funding for traineeships.
- institutions funded through the young person’s funding methodology for study programmes
- institutions funded through the AEB funding methodology
Research and analysis
The following research and analysis explores the impact and effectiveness of the traineeships scheme
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