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.


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.


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.


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.


World’s first dedicated cyber security academy for business communities.


The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is the independent body that checks on standards and quality in UK higher education. It conducts quality assessment reviews, develops reference points and guidance for providers, and conducts or commissions research on relevant issues.


The British Beauty Council was founded to represent the voices, opinions and needs of the British beauty industry – from hairdressing to cosmetics, cosmetic surgery, therapy and spa; in education and training; and from formulation to manufacture, supply, logistics packaging, design, retail and media.

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