• BTEC Approved Centre

    BTEC Approved Centre

    BTEC has been the most successful applied learning brand for over twenty five years. BTEC vocational courses are designed to meet the needs of employers and allow learners to take their first steps into employment, progress through their careers or enter university.

    BTEC is administered by Edexcel and owned by Pearson Education, the world's largest education company. BTEC courses are offered exclusively by approved learning centres whose staff, tutors and courses have been thoroughly vetted, and are continually monitored. Learn more about BTEC.

  • International Approval and Registration Centre

    International Approval and Registration Centre

    The British Academy of Interior Design has earned approval from the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC). The IARC is a not-for-profit association. The council was founded in 1999 in response to increasing globalisation of world economies and societies, and is currently managed by an elected committee of six education practitioners and industry professionals.

    The International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) plays a role in ensuring the school's quality standards relating to course content, delivery, assessment and administration are maintained. IARC's role as an independent recognition association gives reassurance the school has undergone checks relevant to the post-secondary education industry in general terms.

  • Edexcel Approved Centre

    Edexcel Approved Centre

    Edexcel is a Pearson company and a leading global educational services provider, offering internationally recognised qualifications as well as testing to schools, colleges, employers, training providers and other places of learning in 85 countries worldwide. Edexcel leads the world in providing vocational qualifications across a wide range of industry sectors through the unrivalled BTEC suite. These are designed specifically to meet the training and skills needs of the workplace and to provide opportunities for ongoing learning and career development.

  • National Union of Students

    National Union of Students

    The National Union of Students (NUS) is a voluntary membership organisation which makes a real difference to the lives of students and its member students' unions. They are a confederation of 600 students' unions, amounting to more than 95% of all higher and further education unions in the UK. Through their member students' unions, they represent the interests of more than seven million students. The NUS promote, defend and extend the rights of students and develop and champion strong students' unions.

    British Academy of Interior Design students can avail of discounts using a TOTUM card.

  • Commercial Interior Design Association

    Commercial Interior Design Association

    The Academy is an International Design School member of the IIDA. Students of the British Academy of Interior Design are eligible to join the IIDA as Student Members, which qualifies them for entry to trade shows and provides discounts on products. Student Members become Associate Members when they graduate and must take the NCIDQ or equivalent exam to become full professional members of the IIDA.