Silver Learning Partner

Who is it for?

Silver Learning Partner status is suitable for learning providers that that are not already teaching students towards an ACCA qualification or are not ready to evidence the 12 performance targets required at Gold. 

How much does it cost?

£100 one-off fee.

What are the benefits?

  • listing on our Tuition Provider Directory
  • a certificate of approval and Silver Learning Partner logo
  • access to self-assessment tool to support your transition to Gold approval.

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 to set up ACCA tuition, and to 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 Please include your full name, email address, institution name, country and town/city with your request.

Dependent on your country, you may be required to contact one of our local ACCA representatives regarding your application for Silver Learning Partner status. Please refer to the table below. If your country is not specified, you can send your application directly to the Professional Qualifications team at If you are located in any of the countries listed, please email the relevant contact for further guidance.




Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Lebanon, Bahrain, Qatar, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait



South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana

United Kingdom, Ireland





Please read the Silver Leaning Partner Pre-approval Guide, complete our Silver Learning Partner Application Pack and attach a business plan. Please submit your application pack to We have provided a template business plan as part of the application pack should you need to use this instead of your own. Upon receipt of your application, we will review your eligibility to apply and be in touch.

How do I apply?

If you are approved as a Silver Learning Partner, you can expect to receive tools and guidance to help you on your journey to Gold approval. You will hear from ACCA six months and 18 months from your initial approval date to guide you through next steps.