Our services are funded through a range of statutory bodies, all of whom are committed to tackling economic disadvantage amongst workless adults and doing so by providing them with the advice, guidance, training and skills needed to participate in today’s ever more demanding labour market
Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
The ESFA brings together the former responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to create a single agency accountable for funding education and skills for children, young people and adults.
European Social Fund (ESF)
The European Social Fund is used to support jobs, help people get better jobs and ensuring fairer living standards and job opportunities for all EU citizens. It is doing this by investing in Europe’s human capital – its workers, its young people, disadvantaged groups and all those seeking a job. ESF funding is used to open doors to skills, to work, to qualifications and to a more inclusive society for all Europeans.
Mayor of London
As part of the Skills for Londoners initiative, the Mayor of London has a range of funding opportunities to boost training provision in the skills London’s economy needs. Funding is available for training providers, employers and learners and New Challenge is funded to provide accredited vocational training in the area of Information, Advice and Guidance, to support adults improve their skills in the provision of support, advisory and advocacy roles.