Government Funded Courses

All of our free online courses are fully-funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Government Funded Courses​

Government Funded Courses Explained

Why are the government funded courses free?

The simple answer is funding via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). 

The ESFA is accountable for funding education and skills for children, young people and adults. With £58 billion of funding for the education and training sector, they’re responsible for ensuring the budget is suitably spent.

Within that financial plan, funding is allocated to the Adult Education Budget (AEB). The AEB fund a range of accredited programmes ultimately giving Free Courses Online access to CACHE branded courses, meaning learners gain qualifications from the specific sector

What is the Adult Education Budget (AEB)?

By utilising local training providers and colleges, the AEB fund the delivery of education and training for learners aged 19+.

The AEB sets the aim to provide funding to enhance engaged adults in the following ways:

Government Funded Courses for Employers

The AEB is available to be utilised by employers. Improving digital skills and/or knowledge concerning a specific industry is a key government focus for both now and the future.

Refreshing skills of an employer’s current workforce and improving their progression opportunities are viewed as significant factors, by the government, in allowing individuals to progress their lives and careers.

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