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Accrediting body code

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This field records the accrediting body code

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Where course has professional accreditation

Valid entries and labels
001Architects Registration Board (ARB)
002Archives and Records Association (ARA)
003Association for Nutrition
004Association for Project Management (APM)
005Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
006Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
007Association of International Accountants (AIA)
008Association of MBAs (AMBA)
009Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
010Bar Council
011BCS the Chartered Institute for IT
012Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM)
013British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB)
014British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
015British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)
016British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP)
017British Association of Occupational Therapists and College of Occupational Therapists (BAOT)
018British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES)
019British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
020British Psychological Society (BPS)
021Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC)
022Care Council for Wales
023Chartered Accountants Ireland
024Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA)
025Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)
026Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
027Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
028Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
029Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
030Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation (CIHT)
031Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)
032Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)
033Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
034Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
035Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
036Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
037Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA)
038Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
039Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
040Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
041Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)
042Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
043Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
044Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
045Chartered Society of Designers (CSD)
046Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
047College of Operating Department Practitioners (CODP)
048Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE)
049Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence (CHRE)
050Education and Training Directorate (ETI)
051Energy Institute (EI)
052Engineering Council
054European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE)
055European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
056Forensic Science Society (FSSoc)
057General Chiropractic Council (GCC)
058General Dental Council (GDC)
059General Medical Council (GMC)
060General Optical Council (GOC)
061General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
062General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
065General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland (GTCNI)
066General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)
067General Teaching Council for Wales (GTCW)
068Geological Society
069Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
070Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education (HMIe)
071Higher Education Academy (HEA)
072Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
073Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)
074Institute of Careers Guidance
075Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
076Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS)
077Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF)
078Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)
079Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
080Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
081Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE)
082Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC)
083Institute of Hospitality
084Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)
085Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)
086Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
087Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC)
088Institute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
089Institute of Physics (IOP)
090Institute of Water (IWater)
091Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE)
092Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
093Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
094Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
095Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)
096Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)
097Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE)
098Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM)
099Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
100Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)
101Joint Audio Media Education Services (JAMES)
102Landscape Institute (LI)
103Law Society of England and Wales
104Law Society of Northern Ireland (LSNI)
105Law Society of Scotland
106Market Research Society (MRS)
107Drama UK
108National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
109National Youth Agency (NYA)
110Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)
111Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
112Nutrition Society (NS)
113Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted)
114Periodicals Training Council (PTC)
115Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
116Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)
117Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
118Royal College of Psychiatrists (RC PSYCH)
119Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
120Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
121Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
122Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
123Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA)
124Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)
125Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB)
126Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
127Royal Statistical Society (RSS)
128Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
129Science Council
130Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
132Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR)
133Society for the Environment (SocEnv)
134Society of Biology
135Society of Operations Engineers (SOE)
136Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)
137Standards Council for Scotland
138Standards Verification UK (SVUK)
139the Teaching Agency (TA)
140American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
141Association of Building Engineers
142British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT)
143British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP)
144Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES)
145European Herbal and Traditional Practitioners Association (EHTPA)
146Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS)
147Institute of Chemistry in Ireland
148Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA)
149Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT)
150Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
151Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB)
152Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)
154The Church of Scotland
155The College of Optometrists (Copt)
156The Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD)
157The Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF)
158The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
159The Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI)
160The Society of Fire Protection Engineers
161The Society of Sports Therapists
162The Trading Standards Institute

If accreditation is at the institution rather than course level, provided accreditation applies to all courses offered by the institution it should be recorded on every KIS.

As of the 1st April 2012 the functions of the General Teaching council for England (GTCE) was passed to the Teaching Agency (TA) (code 139). The valid entry '064 General Teaching Council for England (GTCE)' is no longer valid and has been removed.

As of 1st August 2012 the General Social Care Council (GSCC) (code 063) registration will transfer to the Health Professions Council (HPC) (code 069). The valid entry '063 General Social Care Council (GSCC)' is no longer valid and has been removed.

To reflect their new remit, the 'Health Professions Council (HPC)' name has changed to the 'Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)'.

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Year this field relates to2013/14
Date modified2012-07-06
Change management notes107 valid entry label changed from 'The National Council for Drama Training (NCDT)' to 'Drama UK' following its merger with the Conference of Drama Schools. Valid entry 064 'General Teaching council for England (GTCE)' has been removed as its function transferred to 139 'the Teaching Agency (TA)' on 1st April 2012. Guidance has been added to highlight this change. 069 valid entry label 'Health Professions Council (HPC)' changed to 'Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)' to reflect its 1st August 2012 name change. Valid entry 063 'General Social Care Council (GSCC)' has been removed as their function will transfer to 069 the 'Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)' on 1st August 2012. Guidance has been added to highlight this change.

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