How to get accredited

If you are interested in becoming an accredited ABE tuition provider please contact the Accreditation Department directly on

You will then be sent an information e-mail containing the accreditation form, handbook and information on the accreditation requirements.

Please ensure that you read the College Accreditation handbook before submitting an application for accreditation.

The College Accreditation Handbook provides details on:

Queries about accreditation

For queries, and details of fees please email


If your college is due for re-accreditation with ABE, please download the Re-accreditation form, and complete, print and post (enclosing the relevant fees and required documentation) to:

Accreditation Department
Association of Business Executives
5th Floor CI Tower
High Street
New Malden

Level 7 Diploma accreditation

In order to become accredited to offer the Level 7 Diploma in Business Management, colleges must complete an additional application process involving an application form, a college fee payment and, where appropriate, an accreditation visit.

Applicant colleges must hold existing accreditation from ABE, prior to applying for accreditation to run the Level 7 programme. ABE has a duty to ensure that those entrusted with the delivery of the programme are aware of the requirements upon them and that colleges are suitably qualified to deliver the training at the level required.

Under no circumstance should a college advertise this ABE programme without having specific Level 7 accreditation in place. ABE’s website lists colleges which are accredited to run this programme separately from the accreditation of other courses.

Student entries will not be accepted from colleges who are not accredited to deliver the Level 7 Diploma and students will be advised accordingly.

Criteria for accreditation

ABE will consider applications on the basis of competencies such as:

For further details on delivering and administering the Diploma Level 7 in Business Management please click here.

Applying for accreditation

If you are interested in becoming a Diploma Level 7 accredited college you will need to contact the Accreditation Department for information on how to apply.

For queries, and details of fees, email: