Globally Recognised Qualifications
PEARSON is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London, England. It is the largest education company and was once the largest book publisher in the world. In 2013 Pearson merged its Penguin Books with German conglomerate Bertelsmann. In 2015 the company announced a change to focus solely on education. Pearson plc owns one of the GCSE examining boards for the UK, Edexcel. Pearson has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American depositary receipts.
The Business and Technology Education Council is a provider of secondary school leaving qualifications and further education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Whilst the T in BTEC previously stood for Technical, according to the DFE it now stands for Technology.
Endorsement and Validation allows you to showcase the quality of your centre’s self-developed qualifications with recognition from a British Awarding Organisation, NCC Education. Both services will help support you to develop a quality assurance system that is in line with UK regulatory requirements. The NCC Education logo will give confidence to students and progression partners that the qualification is valid, reliable, and consistent and is operated with rigorous quality assurance measures.
Chartered Certified Accountant is the professional body’s main qualification. Following completion of up to 13 professional examinations, three years of supervised, relevant accounting experience and an ethics module, it enables an individual to become a Chartered Certified Accountant. The ACCA professional examinations are offered worldwide four times yearly in March, June, September and December as paper-based and computer-based exams. On-demand computer-based exams (CBE) are also offered for the first four exams (BT, MA, FA, LW), and Session CBEs for the rest (PM, TX, FR, AA, FM) which are available to be taken at ACCA licensed exam centres. A Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Applied Accounting (after completing the Fundamentals level of the exams, the Ethics and Professional Skills module and submitting a Research and Analysis project), is offered in association with Oxford Brookes University.
OFQUAL (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)
The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)
The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation is a non-ministerial government department that regulates qualifications, exams and tests in England and, until May 2016, vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. Colloquially and publicly, Ofqual is often referred to as the exam “watchdog”.
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) is an IT professional who is certified in Microsoft Server operating systems (OS), Microsoft BackOffice Server products, networking and related desktop computer systems.
Achieving CCNA certification is the first step in preparing for a carer in IT technologies. To earn CCNA certification, you pass one exam that covers a broad range of fundamentals for IT careers, based on the latest networking technologies, software development skills, and job roles.
AWS Certifications are the hottest certifications in IT for the third year in a row. This constantly evolving cloud computing platform offers a wide selection of services that can drive innovation, enable scalability, and help your organization maximize its IT spend. We designed the Certified Cloud Practitioner prep course for non-technical personnel in sales, support, and managerial roles who need to understand AWS at a high level, but don’t need to know each service on a technical level. Having this certification will help marketing, sales, legal, and finance professionals to better interact with developers and other IT professionals engaged in AWS-related projects. And earning this credential is also a great first step toward the more technical AWS Associate-level certifications.
An Associate Cloud Engineer deploys applications, monitors operations, and manages enterprise solutions. This individual is able to use Google Cloud Console and the command-line interface to perform common platform-based tasks to maintain one or more deployed solutions that leverage Google-managed or self-managed services on Google Cloud.