Our recent headline wins include the following:


2017; Bid win rate now on ESFA contracts= 90%

  • 21 successful applications to the ESFA Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP)
  • Adult Education Budget wins, 4 for newcomers
  • DWP ESIF Youth Employment Initiative match funded project £1.2m in Liverpool
  • Dept of Culture, Media and Sport – Community Organising contract, £4.2m
  • Big Lottery Big Potential grants x 4

2016: Bid win rate=65%

  • SFA ESF Skills Support for the Unemployed, Creative Sector, pan-London, £1.8m, for a new entrant
  • SFA ESF Career Progression for those in Low Paid Employment, £4.7m, 2016
  • SFA Higher Apprenticeship Contract, £500k
  • London Councils ESF, £900k
  • 2 x Big Lottery Building Better Opportunities, South East, £2m
  • Big Lottery Youth Investment Fund £500k
  • HIV Prevention, London, £4m
  • Big Lottery Local Sustainability Fund x 2
  • Department for Education Childcare Investment Readiness x 3

Previous Years

  • SFA Skills Support for the Unemployed 2012-13, £2m
  • SFA Skills Support for the Workforce 2012-15, £3.7m
  • SFA ESF Redeployment of Redundant Apprentices: We won this new and innovative programme for a relative newcomer to the sector
  • SFA Direct Apprenticeship Contract for a new provider, £800k
  • SFA NEET, £400k 2013
  • DWP JCP Support Contract South Wales for a new provider with no previous track record, £5m
  • Investment and Contract Readiness Fund (ICRF): 14 successful applications
  • Register of Training Organisations (ROTO): 40 successful applications