From August 2022, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) will remove funding approval for Level 2 ICT User qualifications and Level 2 Functional Skills ICT.

This change will affect qualifications from all Awarding Organisations, and a full list is available on the ESFA website.

Our refreshed suite of Level 2 Digital and IT Skills features new, fully funded qualifications that will help you fill the gap for any learners looking to pursue a career in the digital sector.

The suite feature qualifications that provide an understanding of the importance of digital skills in the workplace and the characteristics valued by employers to establish a successful career in today’s digital economy, as well as qualifications in popular subject areas:

See full list of Entry 3 to Level 3 qualifications in Digital and IT Skills

Funding approval has already been removed for learners aged 16 and over from all Entry Level and Level 1 qualifications up in the sector subject area (SSA) ICT for Users, except Essential Digital Skills.