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Partners and Accreditations

Our organisation is accredited by the British Accreditation Council

British Accreditation Council (BAC)

British Accreditation Council LogoCrown Agents is accredited as a short course provider (UK courses only) by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education. This accreditation is an independent mark of quality, demonstrating that we are a genuine education provider with sound teaching practices.


Our courses are accredited or endorsed by the following institutes and professional bodies:

British Standards Institute (BSI)

Crown Agents is accredited by the British Standards Institute (BSI), the UK’s national standards body, to ISO 9001:2015 standard, recognising the high standards achieved and maintained in the design, delivery and administration of training programmes.

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply LogoCrown Agents and CIPS have signed an agreement to work together as partners on training activities, international projects and business development activities.


ICSA LogoThe Governance Institute supports Crown Agents’ specialist training in governance. They host study visits and welcome course alumni into affiliate membership.


ILM LogoA number of our leadership and management courses are endorsed or recognised by the ILM. ILM quality assures these programmes, ensuring we provide clients with the highest standard of leadership and management development.

Learning & Performance Institute (LPI) 

We hold the status of Accredited Learning Provider for our high-quality provision of learning and development services to our clients. Accreditation with the LPI represents an assurance from us to continually raise standards of workplace learning for our clients. In addition, we are an LPI Authorised Assessment Centre (AAC), meaning that we are able to assess our trainers against LPI standards.

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)

Scottish Qualifications Authority LogoWe offer qualification courses validated and awarded by the Scottish Qualification Authority to clients who successfully complete the course assessments. This qualification is comparable to the level of a UK Higher National Diploma. This qualification provides a solid foundation for a career in procurement.

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)

Chartered Institute of Public Relations logoCIPR hosts a visit for the delegates attending the Public Relations and Working with the Media course, all of whom also receive Affiliate Global membership of this Royal Institute.

London South Bank University

London South Bank University logoWe are working with this leading university to offer courses that align with modules on one of its Masters-level programmes.