Funding

Our funding team is here to support you. We will keep you up to date with changes and developments in funding policy and provide information on alternative funding streams. Where we can, we will also help you understand some of the more complex issues in this vital area.

CACHE customers can receive the latest funding information via:

  • CACHE monthly funding newsletter – previous newsletters can be found on cachezone under the ‘resources’ tab. Please note that links in previous newsletters will not work due to the launch of our new website.
  • CACHE Qualifications Funding Confirmation List – linked at the end of the Funding newsletter
  • CACHEorg Twitter
  • Cachezone
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    Confirmation of available funding for all our qualifications can be found on the following databases:

    England:

    Learning Aim Reference Application (LARA)

    More detailed funding guidance, documents and updates can be found on the following funding body websites:

  • Education Funding Agency (EFA) - 16-18 learners
  • Skills Funding Agency - 19+ learners
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    The Skills Funding Agency Government Contributions table for 2012/13 indicates which learners aged 19 years and over may be eligible for fee remission. This table can be found in the Skills Funding Agency Funding Rules 2012/13

    Wales:

    Database of Approved Qualifications in Wales (DAQW)

    More detailed funding guidance, documents and updates can be found on the following funding body websites:

  • The Welsh Government
  • Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
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    Northern Ireland:

    Register of Regulated Qualifications (RRQ)

    More detailed funding guidance, documents and updates can be found on the following funding body website:

  • Department for Employment and Learning (DELNI)
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    For Funding queries, please contact the CACHE Funding team on 0845 347 2123 or email funding@cache.org.uk quoting your centre number.