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Who is it for?

It is suitable for those learning providers already teaching and able to demonstrate that they meet the 12 performance targets required at Gold.  It is possible to apply for Gold without applying for Silver in the first instance. If you are unsure which level is for you - Silver or Gold - please get in touch by emailing PQApprovals@accaglobal.com

How much does it cost?

£650 payable on approval and annually.

What are the benefits?

  • listing on our Tuition Provider Directory with certificate and ALP logo
  • listing in our student planner app
  • marketing material
  • access to our result service
  • access to our online education hub
  • access to our learning provider e-magazine.

Before you apply

For further guidance and examples of the documentation we require for a Gold ALP application, please refer to Education Hub which is designed to help support existing or new learning providers set up ACCA tuition and support learning providers already teaching ACCA to raise the quality of their tuition and meet the standards required for Gold and Platinum approval.

If you wish to request access to this tool, please email learningsupport@accaglobal.com. Please include your full name, email address, institution name, country and town/city with your request.

Performance targets

There are 12 performance targets that a learning provider is expected to demonstrate as part of Gold. Each target is explained in full as part of the Gold Pre-approval Guide. An outline can be found below:

Assessment AreasPeformance Targets
Student Expectations and Policy✔ Terms and conditions
✔ Complaints
✔ Contact details and information about ACCA
✔ Promotional material
✔ Programme of study
Student Experience and Continuous Improvement

✔ Course review
✔ Premises
✔ Financial viability
✔ Tutors
✔ Course completion
✔ Mock examinations

✔ Student feedback



How do I apply?

Please read the Gold Approved Learning Partner Pre-approval Guide, complete a Gold Approved Learning Partner Application Pack, and attach your supporting evidence in respect of the 12 performance targets noted above. Please submit your application to PQApprovals@accaglobal.com. Upon receipt of your application, we will review your eligibility to apply and be in touch.

Last updated: 4 Oct 2017

Related documents

  • Gold Approved Learning Partner application pack

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  • Gold Approved Learning Partner Pre-approval Guide

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