Useful links

There are a number of useful sites and resources available, including the ones listed below. If you are aware of any other useful sites or pages, please email the PCS Learning England team at

TUC unionlearn

The TUC has a range of resources for ULRs and other reps to support apprentices.

The government's websites contains regular updates on funding, apprenticeship standards, the register for approved training providers and the changing procurement framework for training providers.

Education and Skills Funding Agency 

The government department with lead responsibility for implementation and regulation of the government's flagship apprenticeship programme.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education

A non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Education. Created to support the DfE's strategic aims on apprenticeships and other technical education. It's current remit is to "oversee the development, approval and publication of apprenticeship standards", and to provide advice to the government on future funding provision for apprenticeship training.


A comprehensive guide to apprenticeships in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland from the UK Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), the gateway to higher education.

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