Accreditations and Partners

Group Horizon are proud to hold accreditations through th following awarding bodies and organisations:

ABBEABBE accreditations

ABBE is a specialist awarding body that provides nationally recognised qualifications that reside in the Built Environment industry sector. ABBE is regulated by Ofqual to ensure quality in assessment.

Platinum Approved Provider EEIASEEIAS Platinum Provider

Energy and Efficiency Independent Assessment Service (EEIAS) was established in response to Government reforms which place employers at the heart of workforce development. Their aim is to ensure that assessments and qualifications are delivered to the greatest of standards and that training is effective and relevant to the jobs market.

Matrix StandardMatrix Standard

The matrix Standard is the unique quality framework for organisations to assess and measure their information, advice and/or guidance services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.


Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and work places in the UK and abroad.


Armed Forces CovenantThe Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS)

The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same. Organisations part of the scheme pledge to demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the armed forces community.

City & GuildsCity and Guilds

City & Guilds offers more than 500 qualifications over the whole range of industry sectors. City & Guilds create relevant qualifications that help people gain the skills that employers value, which span all levels from basic skills to the highest standards of professional achievement.

European Social Fund

The aim of European Social Fund is to support the creation of more and better jobs in the EU, which it does by co-funding national, regional and local projects that improve the levels of employment, the quality of jobs, and the inclusiveness of the labour market in the Member States and their regions.