QUALITY & QUALIFICATIONS IRELAND (QQI)
Quality & Qualifications Ireland (Formerly HETAC) is the qualifications awarding body for third level educational and training institutions outside the university sector in Ireland. QQI awards qualifications at all levels of higher education and training up to PhD level. IBAT College Dublin has a number of accredited QQI courses.
UNIVERSITY OF WALES TRINITY SAINT DAVID
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) was formed on 18 November 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College Carmarthen, under Lampeter’s Royal Charter of 1828. On the 1 August 2013, Swansea Metropolitan University became part of UWTSD. The University’s Royal Charter is the oldest in Wales and England after the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. In 2011 HRH the Prince of Wales became its Royal Patron. THe MBA at IBAT College Dublin is awarded by University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) and maps onto level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland (Masters Level).
Coventry University has a long tradition as a provider of education, its roots go as far back as Coventry College of Design in 1843. It was in 1970 that Coventry College of Art amalgamated with Lanchester College of Technology and Rugby College of Engineering Technology. The resulting institution was called Lanchester Polytechnic: ‘Lanchester’ after the Midlands automotive industry pioneer, Dr Frederick Lanchester, and ‘Polytechnic’ meaning ‘skilled in many sciences and arts’. In 1987 the name changed to Coventry Polytechnic and in 1992 the University was set up under UK Government legislation, as laid out in the University’s Instrument and Articles of Government.
PMI® (PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE)
The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s largest organisation involved in research, development and promotion of project management. IBAT College is certified to provide Professional Project Management training and issue Professional Development Units required to apply for certification as a Project Management Professional. These units can be used alongside the work experience units to attain the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credentials.
ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS, ACCA
IBAT College is an ACCA Gold approved tuition provider. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is the largest global professional accountancy body, with 110,000 members and 260,000 students in over 170 countries. ACCA’s professional qualification is respected globally and its access to companies, governments, regulators and practitioners around the world gives it a unique perspective on financial management and accountability in the public and private sectors.
CITY & GUILDS
IBAT College Dublin is an approved centre for City & Guilds. City & Guilds develop vocational qualifications across a variety of sectors and are delivered in more than 10,000 training centres across the world and are widely recognised and respected by employers.
THE ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHOOLS, ACELS
The Department of Education and Skills has given Accreditation and Co-ordination of English Language Services (ACELS) the responsibility for monitoring the sector. Since January 2011 ACELS is part of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). QQI-ACELS runs an inspection scheme, which leads to school recognition by the Department of Education and Skills. The English Language School at IBAT College is recognised by ACELS.