Blake Hall College is an approved partner of Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) as the first independent HE Provider. CCCU is the number one choice for people in Kent and their teacher training is graded “outstanding” by Ofsted.
Brink Gardner, MD of Blake Hall College said, upon signing the Agreement with Canterbury that “we, the Executive, Faculty and Staff, are extremely proud of this unique relationship and the opportunities that come with it.”
Blake Hall College is also associated with the well-known University of Greenwich. The University of Greenwich is a British University located in the London Borough of Greenwich, London, England. The main campus is located in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, a central location within the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site. The University won the Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education in 2008.
Edexcel, a Pearson company, is the UK's largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally. Through initiatives such as onscreen marking and administration, Edexcel is leading the way in using technology to modernise educational assessment and to support teachers and learners. Educational excellence is at the forefront of all Edexcel's innovations in specification content and technology-driven assessment solutions, and raising student performance is their overarching objective. Blake Hall College has been accredited by Edexcel since 2009.
The institute of Commercial Management (ICM) is the leading professional body for Commercial and Business Development Managers. It is a fully accredited QCA/Ofqual awarding and examining body for business and management students. A registered educational charity based in Ringwood, England, ICM was founded in 1979. It now has global operations in more than 130 countries and in excess of 100,000 students study for ICM examinations every year. As one of the leading accredited examining and awarding bodies for students across the world, ICM offers a wide variety of specialist study subjects for those wishing to enhance their profession or pursue a career in business and management.
Was founded in 1904. Today, it is one of the world's leading and fastest growing international accountancy organisations, with 404,000 students and 140,000 members across 170 countries.
ACCA is a professional accountancy qualification that benefits from global recognition. Once you qualify, ACCA membership opens doors to a successful career in accountancy practice or finance, and immediately increases your earning potential. It is very highly rated in the fields of banking, management and consulting, and is a major advantage in completing for senior roles. ACCA membership also enables you to obtain the status of registered auditor.
Blake Hall College is a subscriber to ACCA tuition provider directory and a CBE (COMPUTER BASED EXAM CENTRE) for ACCA knowledge level papers (F1-F3).
Member of UK NARIC
UK NARIC is the National Agency responsible for providing information, advice and expert opinion on vocational, academic and professional skills and qualifications from over 180 countries worldwide.
As the National Agency, managed on behalf of the UK Government, NARIC provides the only official source of information on international qualifications to organisations recruiting from overseas and to individuals wishing to work or study in the UK.
Blake Hall College has been a member of NARIC UK since 2008 and uses the system as the BHC official academic framework against which we measure all international qualifications.
The Study UK
Study UK is the voice of the UK independent college sector and works with a wide range of partners and stakeholders worldwide to represent the interest of the sector and its members.
The association's activities are diverse and include:
- Helping to raise the profile of UK independent education
- Lobbying and representing members' interests at UK governmental level
- Providing opportunities for peer discussion, professional development and training to continuously advance standards within the sector
Our Managing Director, Mr Brink Gardner, is a founding member and a former board member of Study UK. Blake Hall College was also awarded Premier Membership as a result of successfully having passed two BAC inspections and becoming a Partner College of Glyndŵr University (Wales) and the University of Greenwich.