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Expansion of the AIM Group

On 1 September 2022, AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group merged with Open College Network West Midlands and became one awarding organisation, operating under the name AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group.

Through the merger, AIM’s qualifications portfolio expanded and now includes almost 600 recognised qualifications across a wide range of subject areas and levels.

These qualifications have been developed to meet the needs of a range of learners through collaboration with:

  • Colleges
  • Independent training providers
  • Universities
  • Employers
  • Voluntary organisations
  • Other stakeholders

AIM Qualifications Subject Areas

Life and Work Skills


Retail and Commercial Services


Agriculture and Horticulture




Arts and Humanities

Animal Care and Training


Business and Enterprise


Building and Construction


Childcare and Education


Catering and Hospitality


Cyber, Digital and ICT
English and Maths
Engineering and Manufacturing
Hair and Beauty

Environmental Conservation

Health, Science and Social Care
Health and Safety/Compliance
Pre-Access Qualifications

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Next steps…

For more information regarding any of these qualifications, please get in touch by either:

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