For colleges:

ABE will accredit independent further and higher education colleges operating in the UK and overseas provided The Association's conditions are met. These are:

ABE reserves the right at its discretion and without prejudice to refuse accreditation on the grounds of inappropriate competition due to the proximity of existing accredited colleges or for any other reason it deems appropriate.

Wherever possible, the accreditation will be based on an inspection of the organisation.

For students:

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