We have the following accreditations for delivery of Education and Training:

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We are the leading skills development organisation, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors.


EAL is the specialist skills partner and awarding organisation for industry.  We are committed to investing in the industries we serve and the careers of the people working within them.


Gateway Qualifications is the new name for Open College Network Eastern Region, an Awarding Organisation with over 20 years of expertise in the credit-based learning field.


Ascentis was originally established in 1975 as OCNW, a co-operative scheme between Universities and Colleges of Further Education.


NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards.


HABC is an awarding body in compliance and work-based learning and apprenticeship qualifications.


We believe that accountancy is vital for economies to grow and prosper, which is why we work all over the world to build the profession and make society fairer and more transparent.

We hold the following quality standards and kitemarks


The Matrix Standard

The matrix Standard is the unique quality framework for organisations to assess and measure their information, advice and/or guidance services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

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International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

ISO is an independent, non-governmental membership organization and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards.

We are made up of our 165 member countries who are the national standards bodies around the world, with a Central Secretariat that is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Learn more about our structure and how we are governed.

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Investors in People

We are Investors in People. We make people management excellence count. We’re here to help you realise the potential of your people, improve standards and gain the accreditation to prove it.

In such tough times, nurturing the people that sit at the heart of your business is the smart way to get ahead. Over the last 20 years, we’ve helped more than 20,000 businesses around the world improve, using our Accreditation Framework to boost working culture, increase employee engagement and encourage game-changing leadership.

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The Social Enterprise UK

The Social Enterprise UKSocial enterprises trade to tackle social problems, improve communities, people’s life chances, or the environment. They make their money from selling goods and services in the open market, but they reinvest their profits back into the business or the local community. And so when they profit, society profits.

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Citation Health & Safety

Citation takes the stress out of Health & Safety. We take the confusion out of Health & Safety compliance and provide an online platform that makes it easy to manage your Health & Safety. We’ve got highly qualified Health & Safety Consultants, who are here to provide expert advice, guidance and support.

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The National Skills Academy

The National Skills Academy for Rail is an organisation established to enable the sector to deliver a modern and efficient, world class railway through the development of a highly skilled and productive workforce.

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Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme

GB rail’s supplier assurance scheme RISQS is run by the industry, for the industry, under the stewardship of RSSB.