The qualifications funding landscape is constantly changing, with new Government policies presenting both opportunities and challenges to providers offering NCFE CACHE qualifications, units and Apprenticeships.

These pages provide our customers with the latest information on how changes to funding policy affect qualification provision within various areas of further education both in the short and long term, as well as providing answers to frequently asked questions, to ensure training providers have all the pertinent information required to plan their curriculum and budget. Topics covered include:
  • Funding for 16-19 year olds
  • Funding for adults
  • Advanced Learner Loans
  • Funding for Apprenticeships and Traineeships
  • Funding for the unemployed
  • Funding in Wales and Northern Ireland
  • International funding
  • Information for new Centres

    Learning providers can see which qualifications are eligible for 16-19 funding, 19+ funding, Apprenticeship funding and  Advanced Learner Loans by checking the latest version of our list of fundable qualifications (England only):

    Qualification Funding List 2016/17 ​​

    Further funding resources are available to our customers on cachezone, including:
  • Funding and Qualification Updates – the information you need when you need it
  • Where to find funding
  • Monthly Funding Newsletter
  • Support for Learning Providers and Employers

    Our dedicated team of funding experts are available to support learning providers and employers every step of the way, providing information and advice on how to source and maximise funding for the qualifications and Apprenticeships your organisation delivers, and keeping you up to date with funding changes in the Health, Care and Education sectors.

    If you have a funding related question, or would like to arrange a meeting in person, via telephone or online to discuss the funding opportunities available to your specific organisation in greater depth, please contact our Funding team on 0345 347 2123 or email [email protected] quoting your centre number.