Accrediting Bodies

“If you want to get qualified it’s important to make sure that the course you take is accredited, which means that an awarding body has inspected the course, and has approved the qualification. Awarding bodies are organisations that are strictly regulated, and make sure that the resources and qualifications they approve are of an extremely high standard. STUDY365 is proud to be a fully accredited learning provider, and have listed the information about our accreditors below, so you can stay informed.”


The Northern Council for Further Education NCFE is a national awarding body, which has been up and running for over 150 years, so they really know their stuff! Obviously, they have a large product catalogue, which includes Global Edulink, and we are very pleased to be part of it. NCFE is passionate about education, and they contribute to the success of millions of learners every year.

NCFE is regulated by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

Pearson (BTEC)

In 1836 the Royal Charter gave the University of London limited powers to conduct exams and confer degrees on its students, and thus Pearson was born. Ever since they have continued to set excellent standards for education and qualifications and are now the UK’s largest awarding body, under the name Pearson. They have developed a reputation for high standards and providing world-class qualifications.

Pearson(BTEC) is regulated by Ofqual (England), SQA Accreditation (Scotland), CCEA Accreditation (Northern Ireland) and Qualifications Wales (Wales).


Continuing Professional Development CPD was established in 1996 and is an independent accreditation service. CPD appraises educational courses to the highest standards, and their accreditation is a symbol of quality. They have developed a universally accepted checklist, which is impartial and objective, and sets strict guidelines that must be met to achieve accreditation. CPD is committed to enhancing personal skills and proficiency for a range of professional careers.


The core values of PeopleCert are quality, innovation, passion, and integrity, and they have become one of the leaders in the global certification industry. To date they have delivers 4,000,000 examinations in 180 countries, and have developed award-winning online proctoring technology, to make exams more accessible. As you can imagine, they work with learning providers of the highest quality, and this includes Global Edulink.


The International Awards for Professionals iAP, is an awarding body who aim to promote high educational standards. They hope to create online education that is both trustworthy and credible, and Global Edulink is proud to be accredited by them. They are heavily involved in raising the standards of online education, with particular focus on making education accessible to all. The iAP believe that education should be backed by tutors, should offer significant benefits, should be compatible with all devices, and should give clearly defined aims and goals. They provide accreditation for a range of educational establishments, and ensure that the materials being provided are of excellent standards.


Global Edulink now offers official Sage qualifications, which are fully accredited and reviewed by Sage themselves. This means that your course, and qualification, are coming from an incredibly reliable and expert company with years of experience. But why are these courses different? Well, Sage creates excellent courses in Accounting and Payroll, which are the only QCF and Sage UK accredited courses in the UK, and you can now find these courses on Global Edulink. Not only will you be receiving instruction which is officially backed by Sage themselves, you will also be provided with Global Edulink’s legendary customer service, tutor support, and learning portal to help you achieve the best results possible.


BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is dedicated to helping society through IT. BCS harnesses the power of their network to bring about positive and real change. The BCS are champions of the IT profession and the interests of IT professionals throughout the world. Through continuing professional development and a series of respected IT qualifications, the BCS seeks to promote professional practice tuned to the demands of business. By studying a BCS accredited course with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of IT skill, and will come away with more opportunity than ever before.


CACHE have been investing in high quality certifications for the care and education industry since 1945, and have become the UK’s leading sector specialists in this area. CACHE qualifications are developed by experts, and have enabled millions of learners to raise the professional standards within the care and education industry. As a result of these efforts, CACHE have gained a well-deserved reputation for excellence and leadership. By gaining a CACHE accredited qualification with Global Edulink you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will be able to gain employment within care and education.


The global standard in digital marketing and selling are set by the Digital Marketing Institute DMI, so gaining a DMI accredited certificate will prove a high level of skill. The DMI have certified more professionals to a single digital education standard than any other certification body. DMI accredited courses are taught in over 115 countries worldwide, and upon successful completion of your course, you will receive an industry-recognized, globally respected qualification. If you would like to gain high level employment within digital marketing and selling, a DMI accredited course with Global Edulink should be your first step.

ABC Awards

ABC Awards is a leading national awarding body which develops diverse, high-quality vocational qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. If you gain an ABC Awards accredited qualification with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will come away with many more opportunities open to you.

Arden University

Arden University is a professional education institution who have supported 50,000 students over 25 years and are the experts in flexible UK degrees, masters and MBAs. For learners everywhere, Arden University offer career-focused online distance learning courses worldwide. Arden University, like Global Edulink, believes that education should be available to everyone, no matter their location, or financial situation, and they are committed to helping learners all over the world achieve their full potential. With this in mind, Arden University have teamed up with Global Edulink to bring you a range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate business courses, which will enable you to get the business career you want.

Chartered Management Institute

The Chartered Management Institute offers Managers a CMI qualification that is recognized throughout Europe. Achieve awards, certificates and diplomas and boost career earnings. As the only chartered body, CMI is committed to raising the standard of management and leadership. It is an accredited qualification that Global Edulink is proud to be associated with. The Institute provides the tools, knowledge and guidance that can make for a successful career. It is also the only Institute that offers Chartered Manager status. It is what makes the organization stand out from other academic institutes.

University of Essex

The University of Essex is dedicated to supporting students by providing the highest standard of teaching, with resources for studying online available 24 hours. They have an excellent reputation and boost learners’ careers with Bachelors, Masters and MBA degree programmes. The university received a gold rating in 2018 TEF Awards. The University uses the newest technology by offering courses for people who lead busy lives. Global Edulink is proud to be accredited to such a prestigious University that aims to provide students with an educational experience to last a lifetime.


AXELOS was formed in 2013 to promote and grow the Global Best Practice portfolio, including ITIL®, PRINCE2®. Used in private, public and voluntary sectors in more than 180 countries worldwide, our products have long been associated with making organizations more effective. The AXELOS Professional Development Program is the first online development program that is fully aligned to Global Best Practice, keeping individuals continually relevant and enhancing career progression.

Why does it matter to me?

We want you to have the best learning experience possible, which is why we provide fully accredited courses, so you can reach your goal. study365 is proud to be accredited by NCFE, Edexcel, and CPD, which means that we have been inspected and approved of by these esteemed awarding bodies. We hope this demonstrates the effort we put in to make our courses of an extremely high quality, so you can feel confident and get qualified.

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