Registered Learning Partner

What is the Registered Learning Partner (RLP) programme?

The aims of the Registered Learning Partner programme are to:

  • approve quality ACCA learning providers, who have demonstrated their success in supporting students through non-core ACCA qualifications
  • support our learning providers in providing students with the opportunity to succeed.

Full details of the Registered Learning Partner programme can be found in our Registered Learning Partner Pre-approval guide (PDF, 84kB)

Who is it for?

It is suitable for a learning provider already teaching or planning to start teaching the below qualifications through Face to Face, Online or Blended Learning delivery and able to demonstrate they are able to meet the 7 performance targets required.

  • Diploma in International Financial Reporting
  • Certificate in International Financial Reporting
  • Certificate in International Auditing 
  • Certificate in Global Business Services
  • Certificate in International Public Sector Accounting Standards

What are the benefits?

As a Registered Learning Partner, you can take advantage of the following exclusive benefits that will provide you with a competitive edge over non-accredited providers:

  • listing on our Registered Learning Partner directory
  • use of the ALP approval logo and certificate of approval

We will also promote your approved status by strongly recommending that our members study with your institution and explaining to them the high-quality learning experience they can expect from accredited providers.

Performance targets

There are seven performance targets that a learning provider is expected to demonstrate. Each target is explained in full within the application pack for each mode of learning. An outline is available in the table:

Assessment AreasPeformance Targets
Student Expectations and Policy✔ Pre-enrolment information
✔ Complaints
✔ Promotional material
✔ Programme of study
Student Experience and Continuous Improvement

✔ Mode of study
✔ Financial viability
✔ Tutors

Before you apply

If you're planning on making an application, use this guide to prepare.