Fully Functional

NCFE’s campaign to create a level playing field for English and maths.

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ESFA Learning Aims Hub announcement

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Let's get to work

Explore our employability solutions for schools to get your learners career ready and meet your career guidance duties.
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End-Point Assessment

We are approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency to deliver end-point assessment (EPA) for the following subject areas: Customer Service, Leadership and Management, Professional services and Retail.
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On our dedicated website QualHub, you’ll find:

  • details on all qualifications including learning resources
  • approval forms to get started
  • offer additional qualifications
  • delivery support – from assessment windows to sample portfolios
  • quality assurance advice – prepare for and request a visit
  • online assessment support
  • direct claim status information
  • policies
  • much more.
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AEB devolution

Supporting you through the devolution evolution

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Study Programmes

Whether your learners are going on to university or hoping to embark on a career, NCFE study programmes provide a structured learning experience, giving 16- 19 year old learners the best possible chance of success. Our substantial qualifications are endorsed and accepted by a number of universities.
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Routes to success

Plan your curriculum and map your learners’ progression routes with our sector maps and guides.
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Key Stage 4 & V Certs

V Certs are technical alternative qualifications to GCSEs at Key Stage 4 holding Department for Education (DfE) performance points and recognised in the Progress 8 Measure.
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Accreditation and Employer Services

Our products give you Awarding Organisation (AO) recognition for your own qualifications and programmes.
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Time to mature: The future of the EPAO market

When we look at the end-point assessment (EPA) market, it can seem uncertain, perhaps even chaotic.

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The importance of English and maths in the skills system

The legacy of the recent policy approach to English and maths is grim and employers constantly complain about its impact.

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English and maths are crucial to life and work.

Last summer Learning and Work Institute launched a Youth Commission. Its purpose is to consider how best to improve education and employment outcomes for 16-24 year olds in England.

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