(QAA) QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCY FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), safeguarding standards and improving the quality of UK higher education wherever it is delivered around the world.
ACCREDITATION SERVICE FOR INTERNATIONAL COLLEGES – ASIC
ASIC has been formed to bring independent information to the student population through its accreditation service with well defined and objective benchmarking.
Accreditation through ASIC will help the student and parent make a more informed choice and will also help a college/university demonstrate to the marketplace that they are a high quality institution.
City of London College has been inspected and accredited by ASIC and has been awarded Premier College status as a result of its commendable grading across all areas of its operations.
THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACADEMY
The HEA provides value to the higher education sector by focusing attention on the contribution of teaching to the wider student learning experience. This is done through accreditation of the good standing and teaching professionalism of individuals and through recognition of institutional commitment to the professional development of their teaching staff.
The core proposition of the HEA is to continuously improve HE teaching quality by:
- focusing on raising teaching standards
- delivering a platform for continuous professional development
- developing a hub of recognised best practice
- providing thought leadership in support of professionalised HE teaching
Edexcel, a Pearson company, is the UK’s largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.
Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of the Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), the country’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, and the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC), one of the major exam boards for GCSEs and A levels.
Edexcel whose name derives from educational excellence offer the widest range of learning programmes, from academic qualifications – such as the gold standard GCEs (A levels) and GCSEs vocational and business learning and adult literacy and numeracy qualifications.
City of London College is approved to offer HNDs for Business, Computing, Health and Social Care, Hospitality Management, Travel and Tourism. We also approved to offer Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and Advanced Professional Diploma in Strategic Hospitality Management.
ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS
ACCA is the largest and fastest-growing global professional accountancy body in the world, with over 320,000 members and students in 170 countries. ACCA has an extensive network of almost 80 staffed offices and other centres around the world.
In 1904 eight people formed the London Association of Accountants, in order to provide more open access to the accountancy profession than the two existing accountancy organisations. ACCA went through a number of mergers and amalgamations over the years. In 1984 it became the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants to reflect the fact that, a decade earlier, it had been granted a Royal Charter of Incorporation. In 1996 ACCA became the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
City of London College is an Approved Learning Provider – Student Tuition (Gold) and an approved CBE (Computer Based Examination) centre.
Please visit our Computer based Assesment page for more information on test bookings.
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. Gateway offers more than 450 qualifications on the Register of Regulated Qualifications, and design and develop new qualifications.
Gateway Qualifications are licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) as an Access Validating Agency (AVA) to develop, approve and monitor the Access to HE Diploma, and work with further education colleges and other providers that deliver the Diploma to students.
CITY & GUILDS
Founded in 1878, City & Guilds was established following a meeting of 16 of the City ofLondon’s livery companies and the Corporation of London, the traditional guardians of apprenticeships and workplace training. Its aim was to establish a national system of technical education. Since then City & Guilds offers learners over 500 qualifications in 28 industry areas – so that they can learn skills that equip them to fulfil their career ambitions or enrich their leisure time.
City & Guilds is the leading provider of vocational qualifications in the United Kingdom. City & Guilds qualifications assess skills that are of practical value in the workplace. They are recognised for their quality and are valued by employers in every sector of business.
City of London College is a City & Guilds approved centre. In addition to offering tests for its courses, we provide testing facilities for third parties.
ASSOCIATION OF ACCOUNTING TECHNICIANS
AAT works across the globe with around 125,000 members in more than 90 countries. AAT members are represented at every level of the finance and accounting world, including students, people already working in accountancy and self-employed business owners.
AAT members are ambitious, focused accounting professionals, many occupying senior, well rewarded positions with thousands of employers – from blue-chip corporate giants to public sector institutions.
City of London College is a Microsoft Certified Partner. We provide solutions and consultancy for small businesses related to Microsft technologies and how best these can be deployed in an organisation to deliver best practices and benefits.
The concept of getting the Matrix Standards was a fantastic step towards working on information, advice and guidance in a best possible manner. Going through the whole matrix process was a valuable experience for myself, staff, partners and clients involved in it.
A brand launched by the British Prime Minister to attract more international students to the UK. City of London College is among the few private sector colleges authorised to use this brand.