Useful Links


Federation For Industry Sector Skills & Standards

The Certifying Authority for Wales who manage the ACW system.



Apprenticeship Frameworks Online

This is where all Apprenticeship frameworks can be viewed



Welsh Government – Apprenticeships

The Welsh Government believes in and supports Apprenticeships in Wales as they fuel the future essential skills base of the Welsh nation.



National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW)

NTfW is a membership organisation of over 100 organisations involved in the delivery of learning in the workplace.



Learning Record Service (LRS)

Support learners at all levels to access, manage and use their own educational achievement information.



Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

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.



UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES)

An industry led organisation providing strategic leadership on skills and employment issues in the four home nations of the UK.



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.




Raising the profile of further education with key decision-makers to improve opportunities for learners in Wales.



Department for Education (DofE)

Responsible for education and children’s services.




Work to maintain standards and confidence in qualifications.



Careers Wales

Aims to be the acknowledged leading provider of all age careers guidance services in Wales



NIACE Dysgu Cymru (The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education)

Non-governmental organisation who undertake a wide range of work to promote more, different and better adult learning opportunities.