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Accreditation and quality

ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme

CMP accreditation and quality - ABC Awards Quality License Scheme

Our professional online courses and qualifications have been endorsed under the ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme, which is regulated by Ofqual.

ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications.

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UK Register of Learning Providers

We have been externally verified and listed on the UK Register of Learning Providers, which is run by the government’s Department for Education.

Our UKRLP provider number is 10008168.


ABCC membership certificate

We are fully accredited by the ABCC

We have been members since 2006 and are bound by its strict code of ethics which governs how online courses are marketed and delivered.

It has safeguarded the interests of both distance learning and online learning students by ensuring high standards since 1955.

Accredited CPD

CPD standards office

Five of our online courses are accredited by the CPD standards office

Our CPD accredited courses are:

Business writing | Copywriting | Google SEO | Proofreading and editing | Social media marketing

The CPD standards office helps providers ensure that they deliver consistently high quality training that is inclusive and collaborative.

The CPD mark of excellence for training and learning providers demonstrates to individual professionals that the learning activity or course conforms to CPD best practice and is appropriate for inclusion in a formal CPD (Continuing Professional Development) record.

European Association for Distance Learning

We are full members of the European Association for Distance Learning (EADL).

EADL membership is regarded as a seal of quality for online learning providers across Europe.

To be accepted, we had to meet the organisation’s quality standards and comply with its strict code of conduct.

The EADL has members in 18 European countries, and works with the European Commission, national government agencies, and other groups.

International Association for Distance Learning

IADL accredition certificateWe are fully accredited by the International Association for Distance Learning (IADL).

The IADL promotes excellence and benchmarking in open, distance and online learning for course providers worldwide, so that global consumers can gauge course quality.

To achieve accreditation, the IADL assessed our administrative procedures, course delivery and educational materials, and agreed they met its values and policies.


  1. Learning and Work Institute
  2. Association of International Educators

Our principal, Cleland Thom, is a member of the Society of Editors

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