Decision details

Adult Learning Approved Provider List

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader of the Council (Jobs, Skills and Community Safety)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1          To appoint 29 providers to join the Lambeth Adult Learning Approved Provider List from 1 August 2021 to 31 July 2026, which will have an option to extend for 2 years 2026-2028. Over the 5-year lifetime of the Approved Provider List, the value of contract awards will be £9.315m.


2.      To seek delegated authority to the Director of Economy, Culture and Skills to undertake mini-competitions within the APL and award call-off contracts to providers from the APL each academic year in line with the available funding from the GLA. It is estimated that the annual funding will be approximately £2.3m less, approximately £437,000 (equivalent to19%) of which is spent on administration of the contract.


3.      To delegate authority to re-open the Approved Provider List every 2 years and consequent decisions to the Director of Economy, Culture and Skills.


Publication date: 24/02/2021

Date of decision: 04/03/2021

Effective from: 12/03/2021

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