Are you looking for training?
The Skills Funding Agency is dedicated to helping people get on through learning. We do not fund learners directly but are committed to providing more information to inform learner choice. If you are looking to improve your skills, there is a range of support available to you.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is funding Initial Teacher Training bursaries to support recent graduates intending to teach English, maths and special education needs in the further education sector.
Sometimes it’s hard to know what steps to take to move on in work and life. This is where the National Careers Service can help. It provides information, careers and skills advice that’s tailored to you and is available free to every adult in England.
A Lifelong Learning Account is a free, online service offering you greater flexibility and choice in developing your skills. Your Lifelong Learning Account is personal to you, tailored to match your own circumstances and needs, helping you to organise your learning and career.
Discretionary Learner Support Funds can be used to help students with the costs associated with further education which may include course fees, childcare, transport costs, trips and other equipment.
The vision for OLASS "that offenders, in prisons and supervised in the community, according to need, should have access to learning and skills, which enables them to gain the skills and qualifications they need to hold down a job and have a positive role in society".
A Professional and Career Development Loan is a bank loan set at a competitive interest rate that learners aged 18 years or over can use to help pay for learning that leads to work or that will improve their employability.