• What is accreditation?

    Jan032012
    Accreditation is both a status and a process.
     
    Accreditation Status
    accredited colleges, accredited universities, and accredited schools have voluntarily undergone a formal evaluation process by a impartial trusted professional society, non-governmental body, or government agency and has been granted official approval, credit or recognition for meeting or exceeding specific criteria, requirements or standards.
    Accreditation Process
    The formal evaluation of an organization according to accepted criteria or standards. Accreditation may be done by a recognized and trusted professional society, non-governmental body, or government agency. 
     
    What is Accreditation for?
    Accreditation is meant to serve as an impartial independant verification that institutions are meeting quality standards. (In the context of vocational qualifications) Ensuring that a qualification meets national requirements.