The Curriculum and Assessment Network UK (CAN UK) has been setup for the validation of courses and training programmes and CPD certification. This validation service is for those institutions who need UK validation to ensure that their academic and training programmes, are recognised as being to the required standard and also for providing certification services.

Validation recognises independent, bespoke courses and training programmes developed by companies, institutions and/or centres in order to meet their employees, students and educators' needs and requirements.


Many businesses develop their own specialised training programmes in order to meet their business needs and to provide specialist industry skills for employee progression.


Formal recognition of the new skills, knowledge and competence learned is a must when it comes to courses and training programmes. Certificates are a valued source of credibility and you can award your students and employees with our Certificates.

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CAN UK aims to implement vigorous quality assurance systems in its validation processes and also:

  • To assist students in developing and recognising skills along with academic achievement

  • To offer qualifications which are recognised and accepted globally for employment, academic progression and CPD

  • To carry out regular research and development activities to identify the changing needs of employers and academia

  • To attain recognition by professional bodies worldwide

  • To support institutions and governments in the implementation of new programs of study and in developing strategies for curriculum development

  • To provide consultancy to industry, commerce and governments in order to identify training and educational needs


CAN UK is currently seeking ISO 9001:2015 Certification. CAN UK's Validation and Quality Assurance Officers have a vast experience in international education experience. We believe that partnership is key to achieve excellence in education, therefore CAN UK will provide help for our centres wishing to establish national or international partnerships, through our broad range of educational contacts. The CAN UK Programme Validation system offers centres the opportunity to have their own in house qualifications formally endorsed and certificated by CAN UK, which can provide a globally recognised endorsement for specialised and independent courses and training programmes.