Help


General Help Guides

Introduction to the Course Directory Provider Portal - this document details what the Course Directory Provider Portal is.

Provider Dashboard Reference Guide - explains all the information that appears on the Provider Dashboard.

Top Tips for Improving Data Quality  - a checklist to help you get high quality data on the portal.

 

Skills Funding Agency Help Documents

Help Guide for SFA Funded Providers - this document gives instructions on how to use each part of the Portal including Bulk Upload.

Skills Funding Agency Update - a weekly newsletter for providers (external link, you will be taken to the Skills Funding Agency website)

Skills Funding Agency Course Directory Provider Portal FAQs - Frequently asked questions for SFA funded providers.

Course Bulk Upload

Provider Data Standards - this document details the requirements for every field on the Course Directory Provider Portal.

Quick Guide for Bulk Upload Codes - this document lists all the codes required for your CSV file when performing a Bulk Upload.

Valid Regions for Bulk Upload - this Excel spreadsheet contains all the valid regions you can attach opportunities to. Please enter the entire string, including the ‘|’ character.

Organisation CSV Template for Bulk Upload - a blank CSV template for an Organisation with multiple Providers.

CSV Template for Bulk Upload - a blank CSV template for single Providers.

Example CSV Template for Bulk Upload - includes test data for single Providers.

Bulk Upload Processing Stages - this document gives an overview of the different stages the Bulk Upload uses for validation when performing an upload

Contact us - If you need further help, please contact the Course Directory Support Team on 0844 811 5073 or support@coursedirectoryproviderportal.org.uk

 

Digital Apprenticeship Service Help Documents

Apprenticeship Provider User Guides - .gov website with Portal and Content guidance.

Apprenticeship Bulk Upload

Apprenticeship Provider Data Standards - this link takes you to the .gov website where it details the requirements for every field on the Course Directory Provider Portal when bulk uploading your apprenticeship provision.

CSV Template for Apprenticeship Bulk Upload - a blank CSV template for single Providers with an Apprenticeship Provision.

Organisation CSV Template for Apprenticeship Bulk Upload - a blank CSV template for an Organisation with multiple Providers.

Contact us - If you need further help, please contact the Course Directory Support Team on 0844 811 5073 or support@coursedirectoryproviderportal.org.uk

Webinar - RoATP - Getting it right first time

Education Funding Agency Help Documents

Quick Guide for Updating your Course Records - this document gives instructions on how to update your course records.

Quick Guide for Users New to Providing Data - this document gives instructions on how to add and update your course provision for new users.

Quick Guide for New Users With a Base Record - this document gives instructions on how to update your base records and then publish them to the NCS website.

DfE Course Directory Provider Portal FAQs - Frequently asked questions for DfE/EFA funded providers.

Course Bulk Upload

Provider Data Standards - this document details the requirements for every field on the Course Directory Provider Portal.

Quick Guide for Bulk Upload Codes - this document lists all the codes required for your CSV file when performing a Bulk Upload.

Valid Regions for Bulk Upload - this Excel spreadsheet contains all the valid regions you can attach opportunities to. Please enter the entire string, including the ‘|’ character.

Organisation CSV Template for Bulk Upload - a blank CSV template for an Organisation with multiple Providers.

CSV Template for Bulk Upload - a blank CSV template for single Providers.

Example CSV Template for Bulk Upload - includes test data for single Providers.

Bulk Upload Processing Stages - this document gives an overview of the different stages the Bulk Upload uses for validation when performing an upload

Webinars 

The below webinars are for EfA funded providers without a base record:

Webinar 1 - Using the Portal

Webinar 2 - Using the Dashboard and Uploading Courses

Webinar 3 - Bulk Upload and CSV template

Contact us - If you need further help, please contact the DfE Support Team on 0844 811 5028 or dfe.support@coursedirectoryproviderportal.org.uk