AIM offers a wide range of accredited and non-accredited qualifications for delivery in a range of settings. 
To find a qualification suitable for your organisation, take a look at our AIM Qualifications booklet and use the search tool below.

1.    Select Subject Area*
2.    Select a Suite
3.    Download the Qualification Specification (PDF)
4.    Apply to deliver the qualification through the MIA Portal (details of how to do this can be found here)

 *An explanation of the subject areas can be found below the search tool.

You must be an approved AIM centre before you can apply to deliver AIM Qualifications. See the Apply section on our website

Subject area

Description of qualification 

Foundation learning

Vocationally related qualifications including the suite of AIMVOCs, Personal and Social Development, Employability, Independent Living and others.


These popular taster vocational qualifications are an ideal way to introduce learners to a new subject of study at a level relevant to them, from Entry Level 1 through to Level 2. In addition, AIMVOCs can help support a diverse range of learners to develop confidence, self-esteem, personal and vocational skills whilst achieving and celebrating success.    

AIMVOCs can also help learners to explore a vocational area before making the decision to progress to further study or employment. All our AIMVOCs provide progression to T Levels and apprenticeships. Read our Blog for more information.

ESOL AIM ESOL international qualifications are offered in partnership with Anglia Examinations.
Creative A range of qualifications for the creative industries, including those attached to apprenticeship frameworks: Interior Design, esports, and the award winning level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills developed and delivered in partnership with NextGen Skills Academy.
Counselling From Level 2 to Level 6 for learners at different stages of their counselling careers. Designed to suit professional counselling bodies’ requirements for the accreditation of counsellors.
Specialised A wide range of specialist qualifications, such as Befriending, Safeguarding Skills for Life and Work and Spectator Safety etc.
Education A wide range of qualifications in Teaching, Assessing, IQA, Forest School, IAG and Youth Work.
Compliance Health and Safety and Food Safety suites of qualifications.
Access and pre-access

AIM Access to HE Diploma qualifications cover a wide range of subject areas including humanities, engineering and nursing and midwifery. These qualifications enable learners to progress to a higher education degree.

Pre-Access qualifications prepare learners to progress onto an Access to HE Diploma.