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7Safe Cambridge

Abingdon and Witney College

Academy of Circus Arts and Physical Theatre (Circomedia)

Academy of Contemporary Music, The

Academy of Live and Recorded Arts

Academy of Music and Sound

Access to Music Ltd

Accrington and Rossendale College

Acorn Learning Solutions Ltd

Action on Addiction Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies (CATS)

Active Learning (formerly the Oxford and Cherwell Valley College Group)

ADA, National College for Digital Skills

Air Warfare Centre (AWC), RAF Waddington


All Nations Christian College

All Saints Centre for Mission and Ministry (formerly Southern North-West Training Partnership)

Alton College

Amersham and Wycombe College

Amity University [IN] London

Animal Health Trust

Architectural Association School of Architecture

Armagh Observatory

Arts Educational Schools London

Asanté Academy of Chinese Medicine

Ashton Sixth Form College

Askham Bryan College

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Aylesbury College


Babraham Institute, The

Backstage Academy

Ballet West

Barking and Dagenham College

Barnet College

Barnfield College

Barnsley College

Basingstoke College of Technology

Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling

Bath College, City of

BBC Academy

Bedford College

Belfast Bible College

Belfast Metropolitan College

Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA)

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Berne Institute

Best Practice Network

Bexley College

BIMM British and Irish Modern Music Institute

Bicton College

Bird College of Dance and Theatre Performance

Birmingham Metropolitan College

Birmingham Trust for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Bishop Auckland College

Bishop Burton College

Blackburn College

Blackpool and The Fylde College

Blake Hall College

Bolton Community College

Bolton Wanderers Football Club

Boston College

Bournemouth and Poole College, The

Bournemouth Flying Club

Bournville College of Further Education

Bracknell and Wokingham College

Bradford College

Bridgend College of Further Education

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Bristol Baptist College

Bristol College, City of

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (Conservatoire for Dance and Drama)

BRIT School, The

Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth

British Antarctic Survey

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

British Institute of Technology and E-Commerce

Brockenhurst College

Bromley College of Further and Higher Education

Brooklands Technical College

Brooksby Melton College (BMC)

Building Crafts College

Bulmer Foundation, The

Burnley College

Burton and South Derbyshire College

Bury College

Business Development Consultancy


Calderdale College

Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre

Cambridge Muslim College

Cambridge Regional College

Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

Cambridge Theological Federation

Camphill Rudolf Steiner Schools Ltd (Camphill School Aberdeen

Cardiff and Vale College (Coleg Caerdydd a’r Fro)

Carlisle College

Carshalton College

Caspari Foundation for Educational Therapy

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL)

Central Bedfordshire College

Central College Nottingham

Central Film School London

Central Law Training (CLT) Scotland

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Central School of Ballet (Conservatoire for Dance and Drama)

Central Sussex College

Centre for Alternative Technology (Canolfan y Dechnoleg Amgen)

Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education

Centre for Homeopathic Education

Centre for Nutrition Education and Lifestyle Management (CNELM)

Centre for Psychotherapy

Centre for Research in Early Childhood

Centre for Sustainability and Environmental Management

Centre for Teaching in Management

Centre for Youth Ministry

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals, The (CIPP)

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)

Cheshire Approved Mental Health Professional Partnership

Cheshire Constabulary

Cheshire Hospices Education

Chesterfield College

Chesterfield College University Centre

Chichester College

Chicken Shed Theatre Company

Childhood First

Chiltern Training Group School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

Christ the Redeemer College

Christie’s Education Ltd

CILEx Law School (formerly known as Ilex Tutorial College)

Cirencester Tertiary College

City and County of Swansea, Dinas a Sir Abertawe

City and Guilds of London Art School

City and Islington College

City College, Brighton and Hove

City College, Coventry

City College, Norwich

City College, Plymouth

City of Bath College

City of Bristol College

City of Glasgow College

City of London College

City of Westminster College

City of Wolverhampton College

Cleveland College of Art and Design

Cliff College

Colchester Institute

Coleg Cambria

Coleg Gwent

Coleg Harlech Workers Educational Association (North Wales), Cymdeithas Addysg y Gweithwyr (Gogledd Cymru)

Coleg Sir Gar, Carmarthenshire College

Coleg y Cymoedd

Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs)

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise

College of Animal Welfare

College of Ayurveda

College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, The

College of Integrated Chinese Medicine

College of North West London

College of Osteopaths, The

College of Policing (formerly National Policing Improvement Agency)

College of the Resurrection

CM (Community Music)

Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design

Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies

Congregational Federation, The

Cornwall College

Cornwall School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Services

Court Theatre Training Company

Craven College

Croydon College (University Centre Croydon)

CWR Waverley Training

CWT Chamber Training


Darlington College

dBs Music

Dearne Valley College

Defence College of Communication and Information Systems (DCCIS)

Derby College

Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME ONLINE)

Diocese of Bradford

Diocese of Canterbury

Diocese of Chichester

Diocese of Guildford

Diocese of Oxford

Diocese of Ripon and Leeds

Diocese of Rochester

Diocese of Salisbury

Diocese of Sheffield

Diocese of Wakefield

Diocese of York

Doncaster College (also known as University Centre Doncaster)

Dramatherapy South West

Drug Safety Research Unit (DSRU)

Dudley College of Technology

Dundee and Angus College

Dutton Fisher Associates


EA Technology

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College

East Berkshire College

East Durham College

East London NHS Foundation Trust

East Riding College

East Surrey College

Eastleigh College

Easton and Otley College

Eastwood Park Ltd


Edge Hotel School

Edgehill Theological College

Edinburgh College (formally known as Edinburgh’s Telford College)

Edinburgh Theological Seminary

Education for Health


E H Booth and Co Ltd

Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS)

Escape Studios

ESCP Europe

EThames Graduate School

European Bioinformatics Institute

European College of Business and Management

European School of Economics

European School of Osteopathy

European String Teachers Association

Exeter College


Fareham College

Farnborough College of Technology

Fashion Retail Academy

Fife College

Fire Protection Association, The

Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST)

Forensic Science Society, The

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

Forum for the Future

Franciscan International Study Centre

Furness College



Gateshead College

Gen2 Training Limited

Gestalt Centre, The

Glasgow Clyde College

Glasgow Kelvin College

Glasgow School of Art, The

Global Horizons

Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire Counselling Service

Gower College Swansea (Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe)

Grantham College

Greenbank College

Greenwich Community College

Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education, The

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

GSM London (formerly Greenwich School of Management)

Guildford College of Further and Higher Education


Hackney Community College

Hadlow College

Halesowen College

Harlow College

Harrow College

Hartlepool College of Further Education

Hartlepool VI Form College

Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Healthcare Learning (also known as Healthcare Learning: Smile-on)

Hendon Police Training College (Metropolitan Police Service)

Henley College, Coventry

Hereford College of Arts

Herefordshire and Ludlow College

Hertford Regional College

Hewlett Packard

Highbury College, Portsmouth

HMP Forest Bank

HMS Collingwood

HMS Sultan

Holy Cross College

Hopwood Hall College

Hugh Baird College

Hull College Group

Human Rights Consortium

Huntingdonshire Regional College

Hyper Island


IBC Global Academy

Inchbald School of Design, London

Independent Film Trust, The

Institute, The

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education, The

Institute of Classical Studies

Instititute of Commonwealth Studies

Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, The

Institute of English Studies

Institute of Export, The

Institute of Family Therapy

Institute of Historical Research

Institute of Ismaili Studies, The

Institute of Latin American Studies

Institute of Modern Languages Research

Institute of Musical Research

Institute of Psychosynthesis

Intellectual Property Office

Interactive Design Institute

International Christian College

International College of Oriental Medicine, The

INTO Queen’s University Belfast

INTO UEA (London campus)

Irish Baptist College

Iron Mill Institute

Islamic College for Advanced Studies

Isle of Anglesey County Council, Cyngor Sir Ynys Mon

Isle of Wight College

Istituto Marangoni

Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts

Itchen College


James Hutton Institute, The

Joint Medical Command (Ministry of Defence)


Kaplan Law School

Kaplan Open Learning (University of Essex Online)

Karuna Institute

Kendal College

Kensington and Chelsea College

Kensington College of Business

King Edward VI College

King’s Evangelical Divinity School

Kingston College

Kingston Maurward College

Kirklees College

KLC School of Design

KLM UK Engineering Ltd

Knowsley Community College

Kogan Academy of Dramatic Arts, The

KSS Deanery


Lakes College West Cumbria

Lambeth College

Lancashire and Cumbria Theological Partnership (LCTP)

Lancaster and Morecambe College

LCA Business School

Leamington Guide Dogs Training School

Learna Limited

Learning Institute, The

Leeds Addiction Unit

Leeds City College

Leeds College of Art

Leeds College of Building

Leeds College of Music

Leicester City Council

Leicester College

Leo Baeck College, Centre for Jewish Education

LeSoCo (formerly Lewisham College and Southwark College)

Leyton Sixth Form College

Light Project, The

Lincoln College

Lindisfarne Regional Training Partnership

Linked Work and Training Trust

Liverpool Community College

Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA)

Lloyds Maritime Academy

Logistics Support Analysts Ltd

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) (Conservatoire for Dance and Drama)

London Borough of Enfield Health and Adult Social Care

London Centre of Contemporary Music

London College of Business

London College of Creative Media Limited

London College of International Business Studies

London Contemporary Dance School (Conservatoire for Dance and Drama)

London Film School

London School of Business and Management

London School of Commerce

London School of Marketing

London School of Osteopathy

London School of Theology

London Studio Centre

Loughborough College

Luther King House Educational Trust


Macclesfield College

Magna Carta College, Oxford

Management Development Centre Ltd

Manchester College, The

Manufacturing Institute, The

Markfield Institute of Higher Education

Marshall of Cambridge Aerospace Ltd

Mary Hare Grammar School

Maryvale Institute

Matrix College of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Matrix Training Consultancy Ltd

Mattersey Hall, Doncaster


McDonalds Restaurants Ltd

McTimoney College of Chiropractic


Merthyr Tydfil College

Met Film School

Metanoia Institute

Mid-Cheshire College of Further Education

Middlesborough College

Mid-Kent College of Higher and Further Education

Milton Keynes College

Minster Centre

Montessori Centre International

Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences

Moorlands College

Moulton College

Mountbatten Institute

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

MRC Biostatistics Unit

MRC Cancer Unit

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

MRC Epidemiology Unit

MRC Human Nutrition Research

MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit

Mulberry Bush Organisation, The

Myerscough College


National Air Traffic Service (NATS)

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

National Centre for Circus Arts (Conservatoire for Dance and Drama)

National Design Academy

National Film and Television School

National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB)

National Institute of Conductive Education

National Institute of Medical Herbalists

National Science Learning Centre

Nazarene Theological College

Neath Port Talbot College

Nelson and Colne College

New College Durham

New College of the Humanities

New College Lanarkshire

New College Nottingham

New College Stamford

New College Swindon

Newbold College

Newbury College

Newcastle-under-Lyme College

Newham College of Further Education

Newham Training and Education Centre

New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling (NSPC)

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Dental Care Professionals School

NHS North Western Deanery

Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre

Norfolk County Council

Norland College

North Bedfordshire School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

North Bristol NHS Trust

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT)

North East Worcestershire College

North Hertfordshire College

North Lindsey College

North Warwickshire and Hinckley College

North West Kent College of Technology

North West Regional College

Northampton Teacher Training Partnership

Northbrook College Sussex

Northern College

Northern College of Acupuncture

Northern Guild for Psychotherapy and Counselling, The

Northern Regional College

Northern School of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Northern School of Contemporary Dance (Conservatoire for Dance and Drama)

Northumberland College

Norton Radstock College

Norwich Institute for Language Education (NILE)

Nottingham Healthcare Trust

NSF Health Sciences (formerly known as David Begg Associates)


Oak Hill Theological College

Oaklands College

Oasis College

Oldham College, The

Open College of the Arts

Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs, The (TOPRA)

Oxford Academics

Oxford Aviation Academy Ltd

Oxford Centre for Mission Studies

Oxford Deanery

Oxford School of Psychodrama and Integrative Psychotherapy (OSPIP)


Parkview Clinic

Pearson College London

Pembrokeshire College

Pen Green

Performance Solution, The

Performers College

Persona Development and Training

Peter Symonds College

Petroc (formerly North Devon and East Devon Colleges)

Physis Training Limited

The Place2Be

Platform One

Plumpton College

Plymouth College of Art

Point Blank

Portsmouth Primary School Centred Initial Teacher Training

Preston College

Primary Catholic Partnership

Prince’s Foundation, The

Prince’s School for Traditional Arts, The

Professional Development Foundation

Professional Golfers’ Association, The


QAHE (Ulst) (formerly known as QA Business School Limited)

QA Higher Education (London and Birmingham)

QA Limited

QFI Consulting

Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, The


Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance (Conservatoire for Dance and Drama)

Real Training

Reaseheath College

Redcar and Cleveland College

Redcliffe College

Regents Theological College

Renew (formerly known as WHCM Counselling and Support)

Rescue 3 UK Training Agency

Respiratory Education UK

Richard Huish College, Taunton

Richmond Adult Community College

Richmond upon Thames College

Ripon College Cuddeson, Oxford

Risktec Solutions Ltd

Riverside College Halton

RNFAA (Military Aviation Academy)

Roffey Park

Rose Bruford College

Rotherham College of Arts and Technology

Roundhouse, The

Royal Academy of Dance, The

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Conservatoire for Dance and Drama)

Royal Botanic Gardens (Edinburgh)

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) at Arborfield

Royal Marines School of Music, The Royal Marsden School, The

Royal Military School of Music, The

Royal Navy Air Engineering and Survival School

Royal School of Military Engineering, The Royal School of Military Survey, The

Royal School of Needlework

Runshaw College

Ruskin College


SAE Institute

Sage Gateshead, The

Salford College

Sandwell College

Sanger Institute - Wellcome Trust

Sarum College

School of Advanced Study

School of Business and Law

School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology

School of Sound Recording

Schumacher College, Dartington

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)

Scottish Ambulance Academy

Scottish Baptist College

Scottish Breast Screening Programme

Scottish Institute of Human Relations (SIHR)

Seevic College

Selby College

Sheffield College, The

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute

Shire Foundation School Centred Initial Teacher Training, The

Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology


Skills Solutions

Slough Borough Council Creative Academy

Society for Psychology and Healing

Society of Orthopaedic Medicine

Solihull College

Somerset College of Arts and Technology

Somerset School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)

Sony Computer Entertaining Europe (SCEE)

Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

South Birmingham College

South Cheshire College

South Devon College

South Downs College

South East Institute for Theological Education (SEITE)

South Eastern Regional College

South Essex College of Further and Higher Education

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

South London College

South of Scotland Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Course

South Staffordshire College

South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

South Thames College

South Tyneside College

South West College

South West Ministry Training Course

South Worcestershire College

Southampton City College

Southern Regional College

Southern Theological Education and Training Scheme (STETS)

Southport College

Sparsholt College, Hampshire

Springdale College

Spurgeon’s College

St Columba’s Hospice

St Helena Hospice

St Helens College

St John’s College, Nottingham

St John’s Seminary, Wonersh

St Mary’s College, Blackburn

St Mary’s College, Oscott

St Mary’s University College, Belfast

St Mellitus College (formerly North Thames Ministerial Training)

St Padarn’s Institute/Athrofa Padarn Sant

St Patrick’s International College

St Philips Centre

St Vincent College

Stafford College

Stanmore College

Stephenson College

Stockport College of Further and Higher Education

Stockton Riverside College

Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Stoke on Trent College

Stranmillis University College

Stratford-upon-Avon College

Strode College

Suffolk Postgraduate and Research Centre

Sunderland College

Sussex Coast College Hastings

Sussex Downs College

Swindon College


Tameside College

Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Tech Music Schools

Telford College of Arts and Technology


Terapia Training in Integrative Child Psychotherapy and Counselling

ThinkSpace Education

Tor Bridge High

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

Trafford College

Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Trinity College, Bristol

Truro College

Tyne Metropolitan College


UCFB College of Football Business


Union Theological College, Belfast

University Centre Doncaster (formerly Doncaster Business Centre)

University Centre Peterborough at Peterborough Regional College

University Centre Quayside (UCQ)

University Centre Shrewsbury

University Centre West Anglia at The College of West Anglia

University Hospital of South Manchester Foundation Trust

University of London Institute in Paris

Urdang Academy London, The



Wakefield College

Wales Evangelical School of Theology

Walford and North Shropshire College

Walsall College

Warburg Institute, The

Warrington Collegiate

Warwickshire College (Royal Leamington Spa, Rugby and Moreton Morrell)

Weald and Downland Museum

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, The

Wessex Institute of Technology

West Cheshire College

West College Scotland

West Dean College

West Herts College

West London College

West Nottinghamshire College

West Thames College

Westminster Kingsway College

Westminster Theological Centre (WTC)

Weston College

Weymouth College

Whitefield Schools and Centre

Wigan and Leigh College

Williams College

William Booth College

Wilson Carlile Centre

Wiltshire College

Wirral Metropolitan College

Worcester College of Technology

Working Mens College

Worldshapers Academy

Worthing College

WPF Therapy

Wycliffe UK Ltd


Yeovil College

YMCA George Williams College

YMCA Wales Community College

York College

Yorkshire Ministry Course

Young Minds