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_20180716.zip 16 July 2018 36MB Download
COURSES_20180712.zip 12 July 2018 36MB Download
COURSES_20180709.zip 9 July 2018 36MB Download
COURSES_20180705.zip 5 July 2018 36MB Download
COURSES_20180702.zip 2 July 2018 36MB Download
COURSES_20180628.zip 28 June 2018 36MB Download