Certification and Accreditation
CMIT provides courses which are approved by or lead to certification by the following Educational Bodies, Professional Bodies and Organisations.
College of Management and IT (CMIT) is a certified ISO 9001:2008 organisation. ISO is an internationally recognised quality management system (
College of Management and IT (CMIT) is authorised to offer programmes leading to QQI awards on the National Framework of Qualifications. Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), formerly FETAC, was established in 2012 by law and oversees qualifications in Ireland. In the area of qualifications, QQI are responsible for maintaining the ten-level NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications). QQI are also an awarding body and set standards for awards they make in the NFQ. QQI validate education and training programmes and make extensive awards in the Further Education and Training sector. QQI also make awards in Higher Education mainly to learners in private providers. In the area of quality assurance, QQI are responsible for reviewing the effectiveness of quality assurance in further and higher education providers in Ireland. This includes the further and higher education providers.
CMIT is an ILM-approved training centre and is authorised to provide ILM programmes which lead to ILM awards, certificates and diplomas. ILM is Europe’s largest leadership and management awarding body, approving more leadership and management development programmes than any other organisation and is the chosen leadership and management awarding body for over 350 higher and further education colleges in the UK and Ireland.
CMIT is an approved BTEC centre and is authorised to provide BTEC programmes which lead to Awards, Certificates and Diplomas. BTEC is part of Edexcel, and is the UK’s largest awarding body offering academic qualifications to colleges in the UK, Ireland and internationally. BTEC is recognised in more than 80 countries worldwide, and in 2009/10 over 1.1 million learners were BTEC registered.
Managed by the Project Management Institute, PMP is the leading global standard for project management certification. Recognised and demanded by organisations worldwide, the PMP validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams. Project Management Institute is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world. CMIT provides training which is aligned and approved for PMI certification.
CMIT is a registered and approved CIW Training Partner. CIW is a worldwide leader in IT certification. With over 80,000 CIW certifications it is recognised as the standard Internet certification by academic institutions and companies. Students can earn CIW certificates in various Information Technology (IT) job roles, from the foundational CIW Associate certification, continuing to CIW Professional and specialization certifications, and up to advanced-level Master CIW certifications.
NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) in England, the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland, and the Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers
Courses have been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Kendal Publishing Ltd has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
Courses themselves have been designed by Kendal Publishing Ltd to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Further information about Ofqual’s Qualification & Credit Framework level descriptors can be found http://ofqual.gov.uk/qualifications-and-assessments/qualification-frameworks/
Website: ABC Awards
CompTIA is the Computing Technology Industry Association with over 20,000 members worldwide. The CompTIA A+ certification is the world standard entry-level qualification for computer technicians and engineers, recognised by employers everywhere. It validates IT hardware and software technical skills and confirms a technician’s ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and networking.
The Oracle Certification Program is a professional certification program offered by the Oracle Corporation. Oracle certifications are tangible, industry-recognised credentials that can help you succeed in your IT career and provide measurable benefits to your employer. Today there are over 440,000 Oracle Certified Professionals worldwide.
The widely respected IT certification programs available through Cisco Career Certifications bring valuable, measurable rewards to network professionals, their managers, and the organizations that employ them. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) validates knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot converged local and wide area networks with 100 to 500 or more nodes.
Logical Operations has established strategic partnerships with some of the industry’s most well-respected companies, including Cisco, CompTIA, and IBM, to deliver certification of specialist IT skills. They have over 3,000+ training delivery partners worldwide, and provide certification through regional exam centres.
Website: Logical Operations
Citrix certifications are widely respected in the IT industry and some of the most sought after certifications available in the IT field today. Citrix certifications are based on exams and reflect the evolving needs of IT professionals and organizations. As a certified associate, professional or expert, you can prove that you have the real-world skills and experience required to deliver successful Citrix solutions. Website: Citrix Education
ASQ (American Society for Quality) is the global leader in certifying quality professional and has been at the forefront of the quality movement for more than 65 years. ASQ provides the quality community with training, professional certifications, and knowledge to a vast network of members of the global quality community. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, ASQ champions people passionate about quality in more than 150 countries.
Website: ASQ (American Society for Quality)
PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management. Used extensively by the UK Government, PRINCE2 is also widely recognised and used in the private sector, both in the UK and internationally. The PRINCE2 method is in the public domain, and offers non-proprietorial best practice guidance on project management.