Reception Academy is proud to be accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality (IOH). Read on to see how beneficial this is for our students.
For over a quarter of a century, the BAC has provided trusted and recognised accreditation to enhance the standards and quality of independent further and higher education providers.
UK Border Agency approved for the purposes of sponsorship of Student Visitor visas
BAC accreditation is recognised by the UK Border Agency (UKBA), part of the Home Office, as a qualifying requirement for institutions wishing to enrol students on Student Visitor visas.
Students from outside the EEA will only secure a UK Student Visitor visa if they have a genuine offer from an accredited institution such as Reception Academy.
By taking a course with Reception Academy you may apply for one of the following visas:
Student Visitor Visa: is usually granted for up to 6 month provided you undertake a short course of study.
General Visitor Visa or a Business Visitor Visa is usually granted for up to 30 days provided that you undertake a short course and the study is not the main purpose of the visit.
Please visit the official UK Government Website for the latest visa information.
The UK Council for International Student Affair (UKCISA) provides guidance on the procedures a student should follow in order to enter the UK on a Student Visitor Visa, including details of who must apply for entry clearance before travelling to the UK.
Affiliate of ENQA
The BAC is an affiliate of ENQA, the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education.
BAC accredited institutions
BAC accredited institutions provide a vast range of learning opportunities within the framework of independent further and higher education for students who want the flexibility to study in their own way.
The Institute of Hospitality is an authoritative international body in the field of accreditation for programmes of profesional study in hospitality, leisure and tourism as well as endorsement of hospitality training.
Reception Academy courses are endorsed for their quality, innovation and industry specific modules tailored to the needs of leading hotels around the world.
The endorsement will provide Reception Academy students with:
- A competitive advantage
- Added value to their education and professional development
- International recognition
- Professional recognition
- Quality assurance
Endorsement gives individuals confidence in their selection of:
- Training providers
- Learning materials
- Training programmes
Endorsed products and programmes demonstrate they meet a wide range of essential criteria relating to:
- Quality standards
- Quality learning outcomes
Whether you are looking to start a whole new Hotel Career or seeking to develop within the hospitality industry Reception Academy hotel specific training courses should be your first choice.
Not sure why accreditations are important? Read the blog on Why accreditation matters when choosing a training provider