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EduQual comes highly recommended! Read on for a selection of case studies…


Al Hilal Education Group

The Al Hilal Education Group is composed of seven centres in UAE and Oman, including Al Mihad Training Centre (Sharjah), City International Training Centre (Ajman) City International Training Centre (Ajman) and City College International (Fujairah). Group Chairman, Abdul Aziz stated “Being new to delivering high-level UK vocationally-related Diplomas, the support and guidance provided by EduQual to our faculty was invaluable – any initial teething problems were quickly and efficiently addressed by the EduQual team”. {Back}

Al-Shabaka Technical Institute

Al-Shabaka Technical Institute (ASTI) in UAE is one of the fastest growing technical and management training institutions in the Gulf Region. ASTI is approved by EduQual to run a variety of standard qualifications. In addition, EduQual accredits and awards ASTI’s suite of customised KHDA-approved Higher International Diplomas (EduQual Level 5) in: Automobile Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Quantity Surveying, and two KHDA-approved International Diplomas (EduQual Level 3) in Business and Engineering – see the KHDA website for confirmation.

Blue Whale Academy

Blue Whale Academy in Mumbai is a well-established provider of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality training programmes. They are approved by EduQual to run a variety of standard and bespoke programmes including the EduQual Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality and Tourism Management. Mr T Pitambar (owner) stated: “The vocational nature of EduQual qualifications has reinforced our commitment to ensuring a near 100% success rate in terms of securing job placements for our learners.” {Back}


Cfast was the brain-child of Dr Biju Krishnan, a pioneering, award-winning dentist on the editorial board of Aesthetic Dentistry Today and the Clinical Board of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry. Dr Krishnan added, “The postgraduate-level Diploma in Orthodontics (EduQual level 7), delivered by Cfast in conjunction with Academic and Clinical Excellence in Orthodontics (ACE), and awarded by EduQual is aimed specifically at the general dental practitioner and designed to fit easily around the busy schedules of those in general practice”. {Back}

Customer 1st

Customer 1st is a UK-based training provider with corporate clients in the UK and overseas, including Unilever, BT and MTN. Stephanie Edwards (Director) stated “Our suite of EduQual-accredited Customer Service qualifications enables our clients to deliver a world-class service that improves brand loyalty, attracts and retains customers and reduces costs”. {Back}

Future Education World

Future Education World, trading as Future Training Center, is based in Ajman, UAE, and provides high-quality, affordable education and training. FTC Ajman Managing Director Lubna Sajjad commented, “We offer a range of standard and customised qualifications awarded by EduQual including the EduQual Level 3 Diplomas in International Foundation Studies (Business) and International Foundation Studies (Computing)… both 175 EduQual credits – Learners who complete these Diplomas may be considered for entry onto UK Bachelors degree programmes (Year 1). We also offer EduQual Level 4 and Level 5 Diplomas in Creative Computing – “Learners who complete these Diplomas may be considered for entry onto the second and third years of UK Bachelors degree programmes”.

The EduQual Qualification Framework for customised programmes mirrors the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework e.g. EduQual Level 3 is equivalent to Ofqual RQF Level 3, and 175 EduQual credits is equivalent to 175 Ofqual RQF credits.

In addition, learners who complete the EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Management (SCQF Level 8) in FTC can progress onto the final year of the BA (Hons) Business and Management degree, delivered by Bath Spa University campus at Future College, Ras Al Khaimah UAE. {Back}

HC Skills International

Based in the West of Scotland Science Park, HC Skills International is a leading provider of training to the medical profession and healthcare industry. HC Skills runs a range of standard and customised programmes awarded by EduQual – these innovative training programmes are delivered globally to a wide range of , including practicing medics, dentists, and individuals employed by internationally recognised companies and organisations, such as the NHS, Johnson & Johnson and Olympus Keymed.

HC Skills’ flag-ship training programme is the EduQual Award in Access to Operating Theatres (SCQF Level 8) which enables a wide range of Healthcare and Medical Technology professionals to demonstrate they possess the necessary skills, knowledge, character and capacity to carry out their role safely and effectively in a critical care environment.

HC Skills International is a partner of the Academy of Dental Excellence, a leading provider of dental education and training. Together, HC Skills International and the Academy of Dental Excellence deliver a range of dental courses, awarded by EduQual. Qualifications include: Diploma in the Management of Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry; Certificate in the Practical Management of Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry; and Certificate in the Theoretical Management of Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry.

HC Skills International CEO, Diane Irvine, said “We have worked with many UK awarding organisations in the past, but the day-to-day service provided by EduQual is second to none. Always quick to respond, they are professional and affordable, without compromising quality”. {Back}

ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute

Based in Manchester, ICE is one of the premier providers of postgraduate dental implant and digital dentistry training and education in the UK.

ICE Director, Professor Cemal Ucer, contributed to the revision of the Training Standards in Implant Dentistry (TSID, 2012) and the production of the guidelines for teaching in implant dentistry in Europe (2009–2013). Professor Ucer commented, “Having the Postgraduate Certificate in Implant Dentistry awarded
by EduQual, a UK-regulated awarding body, has enhanced the credibility of the course, and provides our delegates with the reassurance and recognition they deserve”. {Back}

Khawarizmi Training Solutions

Established in 1985, Khawarizmi Training Solutions, formerly known as the Continuing Education Center at Al Khawarizmi International College, is a leading provider of training and professional development for individuals and the corporate sector in the UAE. Khawarizmi Training Solutions CEO, Khaldoun Hamida, stated “We’ve been successfully running the EduQual suite of Business Skills programmes for many years – our learners benefit from acquiring a wide range of knowledge, skills and understanding required to succeed in business”. {Back}

Kings High School for Girls

Set in a beautiful historic setting in the heart of Warwick, England, Kings High School for Girls is a selective, girls’ independent day school with over 600 pupils. Kings High Headmaster, Richard Nicholson, stated “Following a rigorous process, the King’s Baccalaureate is accredited by EduQual. Our partnership with EduQual has enabled us to develop and strengthen the Baccalaureate, a unique qualification which promotes a range of skills that are highly sought after by universities and employers”. {Back}

Lincoln University of Business and Management

Based in UAE, Lincoln University of Business and Management (LUBM) provides working adults with an opportunity to achieve professional, cutting-edge qualifications. The main goal of LUBM is to provide learners with a high-quality, cost-effective education. Krunal Trivedi, LUBM Chief Operating Officer, said “We have utilised the EduQual Customised Qualification Service and now offer a full suite of accredited programmes that have been designed to meet local, national and regional needs”. {Back}

London School of International Business

London School of International Business (LSIB) delivers a range of EduQual’s SCQF credit-rated Diplomas via their campus in New Delhi, India. LSIB Executive Director, Ankur Chaudhary, said “The EduQual Diplomas provide our learners with an affordable and flexible route to globally-recognised Bachelors and Masters degrees, awarded by British universities, which can be completed without actually leaving LSIB!”. {Back}

Medical and Aesthetic Training Academy

The Medical and Aesthetic Training Academy (MATA) is an award-winning, UK medical and aesthetic training academy for healthcare professionals. MATA was instrumental in the development of the EduQual postgraduate-level Diploma in Principles and Practice of Clinical Injectable Therapies (SCQF level 11). MATA founder, Dr Zavahir said “It’s absolutely vital that our training programmes are recognised by the industry. Given that SCQF level 11 is equivalent to Ofqual RQF level 7, the EduQual Injectables Diploma ensures that both MATA and its learners can be admitted to the CPA-accredited Registers maintained by the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP)”. {Back}

Metro Education

Based in Shanghai, China, Metro Education is a collaborative partner of the University of Northampton. Metro also delivers EduQual qualifications in partnership with teaching institutions throughout China, such as the Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance. EduQual has approved Metro to run standard SCQF credit-rated EduQual Diplomas as well as two customised higher-level Diplomas in International Banking and Finance, and Business and Management. {Back}

Sankhya Analytical Research

Based in Mumbai, India, Sankhya Analytical Research is a well-established data analytics company offering a range of Statistics-based consultancy and training services. Founder and MD, Vinayak Deshpande commented, “The Data Science industry spans many industries, from retail to government to biotech. Data Science is gaining unprecedented traction in the job market, as Big Data, data analytics, data mining and machine learning become more relevant to the mainstream IT industry. Around the world, organisations are desperate to recruit skilled data professionals – without doubt, obtaining accreditation from EduQual for our postgraduate-level Diploma in Data Science has reinforced the credibility and value of the course”. {Back}

School of Economics and Law

The School of Economics and Law (SOEL) is a socially-responsible not-for-profit college based in South London. The EduQual Diplomas in Academic Administration were developed in partnership with SOEL and are accredited by SQA-Accreditation, a UK qualifications regulator. SOEL CEO Toaha Qureshi (MBE) commented, “The Diplomas should provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required for a successful career in UK Higher Education Administration. Learners should also be well-placed to ‘top-up’ their Diplomas to a Bachelors degree, awarded by a British university”. {Back}

Thadomil Shahani Centre for Management

The Shahani Group has been an active player in education in India since 1950 and is currently involved with over 20 iconic colleges in Mumbai, including Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, HR College, KC College, Jaihind College, MMK College and CHM College. The Thadomil Shahani Centre for Management focuses on developing learners, providing a globally relevant curriculum in an innovative teaching environment. Group CEO, Akhil Shahani stated “In EduQual we have found an awarding body that matches our own vision of providing world-class education”. {Back}

Tipton Training

Tipton Training is one of the UK’s largest and most well-established private providers of high-quality dental training – their world-renowned team have been delivering training to qualified dentists for almost 30 years. Tipton offer learners a wide range of EduQual-accredited postgraduate-level qualifications, in areas such as aesthetics, restorative, implantology and prosthodontics. Tipton Training owner, Professor Paul Tipton stated “Learners who successfully complete our training courses receive qualifications awarded by a recognised, regulated awarding body, EduQual – this recognition adds significant value to our courses and provides reassurance to all stakeholders”. {Back}

V-Formation Training and Development

V-Formation Training and Development is an approved EduQual centre in Trinidad and Tobago. Under the inspirational leadership of Tony Ragoonanan, V-Formation empowers people with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to add value to their professional and personal lives as well as to society in general. Consequently, EduQual has accredited a customised V-Formation Management training course. Learners who successfully complete this course gain the Award in Supervisory Management (EduQual Level 4). {Back}

Westford School of Management

Established in 2009 and with its Head Office in Sharjah (UAE), Westford School of Management is an established education and training provider in the region. The centre is currently running a wide range of higher-level EduQual-accredited Management programmes relating to a variety of sectors, including Media, Healthcare, Engineering, Marketing and Business. CEO, Firoz Thairinil said “EduQual are true to their values – they have frequently demonstrated their flexibility as they clearly understand a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to providing qualifications will not work. It’s been a pleasure working with the EduQual team and we’ve seen significant business growth as a result of their ongoing guidance and support”. {Back}

World Academy for Research and Development

In August 2018, we approved the World Academy for Research and Development in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to deliver two customised postgraduate-level programmes in Human Resource Management. Mr Rupak Zaidi (WARD HR, Training & Org Development Specialist) said: “Our collaboration with EduQual reinforces our desire to develop a wide range of professionals and organisations in Bangladesh and beyond.” {Back}