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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.