Accreditation Bodies, Awarding Organisations and Degree Progression Partners
Egraduate College Reading (EC-Reading) holds UK Accreditation from ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities).
ASIC Accreditation is a leading, globally recognised quality standard in international education. Institutions undergo an impartial and independent external assessment process to confirm their provision meets rigorous internationally accepted standards, covering the whole spectrum of its administration, governance, and educational offering. Achieving ASIC Accreditation demonstrates to students and stakeholders that an institution is a high-quality education provider that delivers safe and rewarding educational experiences and is committed to continuous improvement throughout its operation.
One of the largest international accreditation agencies operating in 70+ countries, ASIC is recognised in the UK by UKVI - UK Visas and Immigration (part of the Home Office of the UK Government), is ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Systems) Accredited and is a Full Member of The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation), a member of the International Schools Association (ISA), and an institutional member of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).
Open College Network South East (UK)
OCN South East is proud of its history of supporting education and training providers for over 30 years and is approved by Ofqual, QAA and SIA. We promote widening participation, social inclusion, employer engagement and lifetime learning for all.
OCN South East is an awarding organisation with a difference – working nationally and internationally, we can trace our history back over 30 years to the unique concept of building accreditation structures from the sector, for the sector. Our organisation was created as a direct result of working with and listening to education and training providers wanting more than was available at the time.
Open College Network South East Region, England is trading as Laser Learning Awards in the UK.
Skills and Education Group
Skills and Education Group is improving the lives of individuals by championing education and skills-oriented organisations, providers and learners. It provides high quality support and services to the educational sector through the following organisations:
- Skills and Education Group Awards (an awarding organisation regulated by CCEA, Ofqual and Qualifications Wales).
- Skills and Education Group Access (an Access Validating Agency)
- BIIAB (an awarding and end-point assessment organisation).
Accredited Skills for Industry
Accredited Skills for Industry (ASFI) was originally set up by Walsall College in 2013. Since then, it has helped training organisations to identify skills gaps across industry sectors and creates accredited progremmes that meet the aspirations of both the individual and the sector.
IU University of Applied Sciences
Founded on the idea of empowering people to succeed in a digital world, IU International University of Applied Sciences first came into existence in 1998. And since receiving accreditation from the German Council of Science and Humanities, IU’s grown into Germany’s biggest university. IU is the first German university to achieve a 5-star rating and 99 out of 100 points on QS Quacquarelli Symonds, the world’s most popular source for comparative data on universities. We topped the ranks in programme structure, technology, graduate employability, and student faculty engagement.
IU is recognised by WES Canada and U.S., a trusted non-profit providing verified education credential assessments (ECA) for foreign degrees and certificates. This means that our graduates can work or study in Canada and the U.S. as the IU degree can be converted into points according to Canadian academic standards in the Canadian Immigration Point System and American Immigration assessment scheme.
The CPD Group
The fastest growing CPD Accreditation service. The CPD Group provides a professional, personal accreditation service driven by our dedication to quality CPD learning. We accredit CPD Providers, Trainers, Activities, Employers and Events. As the market leader in our field, we pride ourselves on our simple yet effective service that helps companies to increase their credibility and verify their expertise.
Coelrind designs and develops learning and assessment software for sectors including education, healthcare and the government. Our core product is XAMS, one of the UK’s largest e-assessment platforms, but we also offer extensive consultancy and training services.