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 twice per week.

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_20191212.zip 12 December 2019 32MB Download
COURSES_20191209.zip 9 December 2019 32MB Download
COURSES_20191205.zip 5 December 2019 32MB Download
COURSES_20191202.zip 2 December 2019 32MB Download
COURSES_20191128.zip 28 November 2019 32MB Download
COURSES_20191125.zip 25 November 2019 33MB Download