Useful Links


Federation For Industry Sector Skills & Standards

The Certifying Authority for England who manage the ACE system.



Apprenticeship Frameworks Online

This is where all Apprenticeship frameworks can be viewed



Government Information on Apprenticeships

The one stop shop for anyone with an interest in Apprenticeships



Learning Record Service (LRS)

How to access your personal learning record


Learner Registration Bodies Guides

Guides for Learner Registration Bodies and Awarding Organisations on how to use the LRS



Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

The department for economic growth who invest in skills and education to promote trade, boost innovation and help people to start and grow a business.




The Education & Skills Funding Agency

They support over 1,000 colleges, private training organisations, and employers with £3.2 billion of funding each year.




Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)

Trade association for vocational learning and employment providers.



Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB)

The trade association for vocational awarding bodies in the UK.



Association of Colleges (AoC)

Represents and promotes the interests of Colleges and provide members with professional support services.



Department for Education (DofE)

Responsible for education and children’s services.




Work to maintain standards and confidence in qualifications.




Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills who inspect services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.