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Our mission is to ensure that people and businesses can access the skills training they need to succeed in playing their part in society and in growing England’s economy.
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It’s our job to ensure that government funding gets to the organisations who provide further education and skills training in England. Find out about this work with colleges and training providers; how to get funding, how funds are allocated and how we monitor quality.
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The role of the Young People's Learning Agency is to support local authorities to commission suitable education and training opportunities for all 16-19 year olds in England; to fund and manage the performance of open academies and to provide direct support for learners.
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Latest news from the Skills Funding Agency

Consultations on the proposed merger of Orpington College and Bromley College, the proposed merger of Southgate College and Barnet College and the Skills Conditionality Public consultation are now open.

Latest Updates


Update is our weekly round up of business critical information, news and views for the sector. This week's issue of Update

Information on the Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for England (SASE)

For Employers

To help employers better understand the help and support available to them we have developed an offer that brings together the Government supported skills and employment services to ensure you benefit from a better aligned and simplified route.

Find out more about Train to Gain, National Skills Academy, Apprenticeships and the National Employer Service.

Looking for Training?

Adults looking for work or in employment who want to improve their skills and widen their horizons can find information about the services we provide to help steer you on your way.

Find out more about Next Step, Adult Learning Grant, Professional & Career Development Loans and the Offenders' Learning and Skills Service.


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