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Join the AIM Qualifications Group

Join the AIM Qualifications Group

We work with a wide variety of centres across the UK and internationally, who deliver regulated AIM Qualifications to thousands of learners every year. These include:

  • Colleges of Further Education
  • Schools
  • Training providers
  • Sixth form colleges
  • Offender learning providers
  • Third sector organisations

To offer an AIM qualification, you must first apply to become a recognised AIM centre.

Become a centre


Once you have gained recognition you can then apply to deliver AIM qualifications


Offer a qualification


As an AIM Centre you can be assured of great customer service and a wide range of contemporary, relevant qualifications suitable for learners of all levels and abilities.

What to expect

We believe in developing strong and long term partnerships with our centres and we work closely with industry experts including employers, trade bodies, sector skills councils, training providers and government departments/agencies to ensure our qualifications and accreditation services are fit for purpose.

Unlike many large Awarding Organisations we are able to provide a highly flexible and responsive service, particularly with regards to our product development and business support services.

There are many reasons to choose AIM as your Awarding Organisation:

  • Outstanding personalised customer service and support
  • Proven expertise in developing vocational qualifications and credit based learning
  • Responsive and flexible qualification development service
  • Diverse range of qualifications
  • National accreditation, local service
  • Quality assurance, enhancement and improvement services
  • Competitive and transparent pricing
  • Charitable organisation with ethical and sustainable business practices

Five-star support

Our wide range of high quality, nationally recognised qualifications is supported by a dedicated team of centre leads, moderators and examiners, all with subject specific knowledge and experience.

1. Expert customer experience advisers 

Our dedicated customer experience advisers are your first contact for any qualifications query. They can be contacted on:
Tel: 0333 034 8833
Mon-Thur 9am to 5pm, Fri 9am to 4.00pm.

2.  Dedicated specialist support

All AIM centres are allocated a dedicated Centre Lead and External Quality Assurer to provide ongoing specialist and management support. They will monitor your organisation’s quality assurance systems to ensure compliance throughout the year and provide support, advice and guidance on AIM products and services. 

3. Regular updates

Regular email updates, newsletters and posts on social media will keep you informed and up to date; our website is updated daily. Most of the information you will need, including forms and portal links can be found in our centre area.

4. Training and events

Regular clinics and workshops are held throughout the year and we have useful video support guides on AIM processes. 

5. Gradetraka

Centres delivering AIM Access to HE diplomas have exclusive use of Gradetraka to track learners' progression and grade profiles throughout the academic year, then export the information for the final awards board.