AEB (National – Non Devolved) Contract / ESFA / Straplan – Bid Appraisal

The ESFA has launched the much-anticipated Invitation to Tender for direct AEB funding contracts on Saturday.  Straplan have completed our FULL AEB bid appraisal of the National AEB Invitation to Tender; some key points are;

  • Applicants DO NOT NEED to be listed on RoTO
  • Contracts will start in Aug 2021
  • Notification of award: 24/06/2021
  • Funding Value £73m made up of: £7m Level 3 NSF, £66m General AEB (SWAP).
  • Statutory entitlements including first full Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications for learners aged 19-23, English and Maths and digital skills for learners aged 19 and over
  • Flexible tailored provision for adults, including qualifications and components of these and/or non-regulated learning, up to level 2, including provision delivered to unemployed learners through a sector-based work academy programme (SWAP)

Our deadline for applications is 17:00 on the 21/3/2021.

Our bid writing team are extremely busy with confirmed clients but we do have limited availability to support more providers

If you would like a full copy of our AEB bid appraisal or Straplan to support your bid application, please contact John Clarke immediately at or call 07751 240 342 to speak to him directly.

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