BAC has been working in the sector for nearly 30 years, setting standards, helping institutions to develop and providing a public assurance of quality. In order to operate effectively BAC has internal and external quality assurance processes.

Internally, BAC has a number of committees with their own terms of reference. Externally BAC is periodically reviewed by an external team of experts which enables membership of ENQA and to be listed on the EQAR register.