Useful Links

Links to help you find out more information relating to apprenticeships, traineeships and pre-employment training in England.

Apprenticeships in Sussex  Our own guide to the apprenticeship, traineeship and pre-employment provision offered by our members.

Apprenticeships on Gov.uk  – Overview of information on recruiting apprentices and information on becoming an apprentice.  Includes the Find an apprenticeship site where you can search for and apply current vacancies. Also includes the Find Apprenticeship Training site where employers can search for apprenticeship training and find training providers who offer that training.

Association of Employment and Learning Providers – AELP is the national representative body for learning providers.

Coast to Capital LEP – The Local Enterprise Partnership covering the London Borough of Croydon, East Surrey, Gatwick Diamond, Brighton & Hove, Lewes and West Sussex.

Department for Education (DfE) – The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England.

Education & Training Foundation – The government-funded agency focused on raising standards in training and education and supporting the development of colleges and private training providers.

Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) – Part of the Department of Education, accountable for funding education and training for children, young people and adults.

FE Sussex  – Represents colleges in Sussex and works closely with us in providing services for members.

National Careers Service – The national careers advice and guidance service for adults.

OFSTED  – The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills is the national learning inspectorate.

South East LEP – The Local Enterprise Partnership covering East Sussex, Kent and Essex.

Sussex Chamber of Commerce – Provides export documentation, business services and networking events across Sussex.

Sussex Learning Network – A network of FE Colleges and Universities that focus on widening participation and developing provision in vocational higher education.