Accreditation and quality
ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme
ABC Awards and Certa Awards are leading national awarding organisations who both have long-established reputations for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications.
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.
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.
CPD standards office
Five of our online courses are accredited by the CPD standards office
Our CPD accredited courses are:
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
We 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.
Award winning customer service
We were named as a trusted partner in the Findcourses Customer Outreach Awards in 2019.
This award was given to us for our quick responses to customer enquiries, and our high degree of professionalism in ensuring people got all of the information they needed.
Findcourses said: “Well done for making the top 10 for the Customer Outreach award. Thank you so much for your commitment to providing an excellent service.”
Our principal, Cleland Thom, is a member of the Society of Editors