As an Awarding Authority we are the experts in our field of Skills & Controls to develop, design and certify qualifications in accordance with national and international standards.
We formally recognise the quality of learning providers, learning centres and courses, as well as the knowledge and skills of our members, students and apprentices.
The Association is a Professional Affiliate of the Engineering Council and currently, has an agreement with the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) to enable suitably qualified members of the ACOSTE to achieve registration with the Engineering Council as Chartered Engineers (CEng), Incorporated Engineers (IEng), Engineering Technicians (EngTech) and Information and Communications Technology Technicians (ICTTech).
The Association’s status as an Engineering Council Professional Affiliate is renewed every 5 years.
Qualifications & Training
As the Authority for Skills & Controls all our trainers are recruited from the senior members of ACOSTE or the holders of a Certified Professional Cost Engineer (CPCostE) or similar certification. All our Trainers are also required to hold a Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA), sometimes known as the TAQA and be ECITB approved.
Forms & Templates
Become an Approved Centre
Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the process that enables you to stay ahead in your profession.
By taking a structured approach to CPD, you will be demonstrating an active commitment to improve your knowledge and understanding of your chosen industry and your profession. In a world of complex technological change, it is important to keep abreast of the latest technology, ways of working and industry trends. This will enable you to stay on top of your game by constantly confirming and improving your professional standing and competence.
Documentary evidence of your CPD shows that you do just that.