UK documents and publications

Below you will find our UK guidance documents, application forms and various publications.

Handbook

The Accreditation Handbook contains all of our standards and procedures, including detail relating to the accreditation process and the continuing responsibilities of an accredited institution.

Scheme Documents

These documents provide information on our accreditation schemes.

College accreditation

Short course provider accreditation

Online, distance and blended learning accreditation

Application Forms and Guidance Notes

When submitting an application, please provide three copies of the form and supporting documentation and ensure that all the documents needed to process your application are included. You should also append a cheque for the appropriate application fee. We will acknowledge your application as soon as we receive it. We will then normally respond to you within three weeks, though this might change depending on the volume of applications being considered at any one time.

College accreditation

Short course provider accreditation

Independent Higher Education accreditation

Online, distance and blended learning accreditation