Accreditations & Partners

AT CECOS College London we are proud to have oour coures accredited by highly regarded national awarding bodies including Pearson, City & Guilds, NCFE and Highfields. Our degree programmes are validated by Staffordshire University which is highly aclaimed in the areas of Business and Health and Social Care

Our Accreditors & University Partners

Staffordshire University is a leading university for digital technologies, building on its proud computing heritage and strong reputation for computer games courses. The University offers world class healthcare education at specialist centres of excellence in Stafford and Shrewsbury. In addition, the university has a global network of more than 20,000 people studying degrees internationally.

Staffordshire University was awarded a gold award linked to the Teaching Excellence Framework in 2019 that recognises excellent standards of learning and teaching, with 78 percent of the research being world leading or of international importance (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

THE ESFA delivers major projects and operates key services in the education and skills sector, such as school capital programmes, the National Careers Service, the National Apprenticeship Service and the Learning Records Service.

It brings together the former responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to create a single agency accountable for funding education and skills for children, young people and adults. It regulates academies, further education and sixth-form colleges, and training providers, intervening where there is risk of failure or where there is evidence of mismanagement of public funds. 

North Hertfordshire College is an occupationally focussed Further Education College with campuses in Stevenage and Hitchin. The College is part of the Hart Learning Group, a charitable organisation with a mission to spark fascination, inspire and motivate people through learning. It supports over 10,000 learners and employs around 450 staff. The College delivers delivers full and part-time programmes to meet the current and future demands of the local economy across a range of sectors

New College Swindon offers a full range of courses and facilities. All students have the benefits of a personal tutor and a team of highly experienced professional teaching staff. The College is committed to providing each and every person with equal opportunities in education, vocational qualifications and training. The dedicated staff strives to help learners reach their full potential whilst preparing them for their ideal career path. The College offers a wide range of full time courses with a mix of learning and training; preparing students both for employment and for university study.

NCFE. is an Awarding Organisation nationally recognised by the qualification regulators for each nation within the United Kingdom. NCFE is responsible for the design, development and certification of qualifications and awards that are nationally recognised. The qualifications NCFE offers range from Entry Level up to Level 7 and include both vocational and academic courses.

Pearson is one of the world’s leading education companies, providing educational materials, technologies, assessments and related services to teachers and students of all ages. They are also a leading provider of electronic learning programmes and of test development, providing processing and scoring services to educational institutions, corporations and professional bodies around the world.

City&Guilds is a recognised global awarding body specialising in skills development, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today’s workplace. By offering City & Guilds qualifications and apprenticeships, CECOS is able to offer qualifications that are valued by employers across the world, helping individuals develop their talents and abilities for career progression.

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) is a global leader in compliance and work-based learning and apprenticeship qualifications and one of the UK’s most recognisable awarding organisations. Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance also provides bespoke courses for companies wishing to train their employees. HABC’s industry recognised are listed on the register of approved qualification of Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Matrix – Quality standard for information advice and guidance services is the publicly funded careers service for adults and young people (aged 13 or over) in England. It is a unique and internationally recognised quality framework that measures and assesses the delivery of Information, Advice and/or Guidance (IAG) services that supports people in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

Apprenticeships is a government programme. It lets you earn while you learn as you have a job with a real local employer from the day you start. The programme is a combination of practical, on the job training in the workplace, along with college-based learning. At the end of your Apprenticeship, you’ll have a nationally recognised qualification, great experience and excellent career prospects.

East Sussex College is the largest further education college in East Sussex, providing education and training from foundation to degree level. The College educates almost half of the county’s young people and over 8,000 adults each year at campuses in Lewes, Eastbourne, Hastings and Newhaven, and in the workplace. East Sussex College is a principal provider of work based further education and apprenticeships in these areas.


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