EdgeWorks™ successful in application to join Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) main provider list for delivery of Apprenticeships
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EdgeWorks™ successful in application to join Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) main provider list for delivery of Apprenticeships

Published on May 17th, 2017

Following our recent acceptance onto the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP) list of approved providers, EdgeWorks™ is pleased to announce that we have now also achieved ‘Main Provider’ status.

‘Main Provider’ status places us alongside the very best colleges and private training organisations in the country and enables us to contract and deliver Apprenticeships direct to our clients. This achievement follows a rigorous assessment of our business against a wide range of capacity, capability and quality criteria, the results of which are either Pass or Fail with Financial Health graded accordingly; the results of our assessment are detailed below.

Section of RoATP application Outcome
Authorisation of submission Pass
Organisation details Pass
Grounds for mandatory exclusion Pass
Grounds for discretionary exclusion Pass
Compliance Pass
Capability Pass
Quality (QA-09, QA-10 and QA-11) Pass
Financial Health (Grade) Pass (Outstanding)
Declarations Pass


This success reflects our innovative ‘Digital First’ approach which is helping our clients deliver outstanding learning, assessment, qualifications and high levels of compliance in an increasingly challenging environment.

“Main provider status reflects the hard work put in by our senior management team alongside our trusted expert advisory board and is a clear endorsement of our innovative approach. For our clients, this will provide confidence in knowing they are working with a first class provider capable of delivering flexible, high quality programmes.”

Steve Helsby: Director of Business Development

For further information please call EdgeWorks™ on 0330 995 0840.

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All of our e-learning content is designed to exceed minimum standards giving you absolute confidence in the quality of training provided to employees. It is written by industry respected Subject Matter Experts and accredited by nationally recognised Awarding Bodies including Skillsfirst, NCFE and City & Guilds.


Learner Guarantee

We guarantee that any learner who completes our learning and assessment will be ‘fit-for-work’ and will meet the learning outcomes applicable to their course or qualification. In the unlikely event of an issue being raised, we will provide access to further training from within our portfolio at no extra cost. This means we share the risk of achieving 100% compliance with you.



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Structured Learner Pathway

We offer a fully integrated pathway from induction, specialist course and mandatory refresher training through to fully accredited qualifications. This means your learner's can quickly progress from new employee through to qualified worker with the minimum support. This reduces your cost of ongoing support and frees up your training personnel to provide higher value training interventions.