Skills funding agency (SFA)
Skills funding agency are a partner organisation of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and our job is to fund and regulate adult further education and skills training in England.
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. We do this in the context of policy set by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and informed by the needs of businesses, communities and sector and industry bodies.
Learn more at the Skills Funding Agency website
Education Development International plc (EDI) is a leading provider of education and training qualifications and assessment services.
In the UK EDI is accredited by the Government to award a wide range of vocational qualifications, including Apprenticeships and Diplomas. EDI’s expertise is in quality assuring work-based training programmes working closely with employers and over 1500 private training providers and further education colleges.
Learn more over at the EDI website
Sector Skill Councils
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Skills CFA is a registered charity promoting skills and qualifications in the workplace. Since 1996 we have successfully developed standards, apprenticeships and training programmes across the UK for a whole range of business skills.
Learn more at the CFA website
Skills for Care
Skills for Care ensures that England’s adult social care workforce has the appropriately skilled people in the right places working to deliver high quality social care. To achieve this, we focus on the attitudes, values, skills and qualifications people need to undertake their roles.
Learn more at the Skills for care website
Technology holds the key to innovation, global competitiveness and sustainable economic growth: our mission is to make sure Britain has the IT skills it needs to make these things happen.
Learn more over at the E-skills website