Open Data


The course directory contains information on courses offered by learning providers who are contracted with the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and providers contracted with the Department for Education offering courses aimed at people aged 16 to 19.

The directory contains information from over 3,000 organisations including colleges, training providers and local education authorities. The file is updated weekly.

Courses featured include adult further education, adult community learning, Apprenticeships, courses that are co-funded by the European Social Fund, and courses aimed at people aged 16 to 18.

This data is also available via a public API. For more information on using the public API, obtaining your unique API key and to download sample code go to the Course Directory API Documentation page


File Name Created Date File Size
COURSES_20170626.zip 26 June 2017 36MB Download
COURSES_20170622.zip 22 June 2017 36MB Download
COURSES_20170619.zip 19 June 2017 36MB Download
COURSES_20170615.zip 15 June 2017 36MB Download
COURSES_20170612.zip 12 June 2017 36MB Download
COURSES_20170608.zip 8 June 2017 36MB Download