Frequently Asked Questions

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) is the regulator of qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and the regulator of vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. It is responsible for ensuring that all qualifications and assessment meet high quality standards by monitoring awarding organisations, assessments and examinations and taking the necessary action to ensure that the qualifications meet the needs of learners, higher education institutions and employers. The Ofqual is responsible to the Parliament and the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Awards for Training and Higher Education provide a wide variety of qualifications, such as administration management and business to name a few. ATHE learners can cut the amount of time and money they spend on achieving a degree by more than half. This is because ATHE has special arrangements with a range of universities that enable learners to skip an entire year’s study of the degree for every level they achieve with ATHE.

ATHE is regulated by Ofqual (regulatory body in England) and approved by Knowledge Human Development Authority (KHDA). This enables students to a range of universities in the UK (Click Here) and any university in Dubai, UAE.

ATHE Level 3 is equivalent to A-level under the IGCSE system in the UK. It carries a total of 120 credits.

ATHE Level 4 is the first year of University. It carries a total of 120 credits.

ATHE Level 5 is the second year of University. It carries 120 credits; on completing Level 5 which is also known in UK as Higher National Diploma (HND), the student earns a total of 240 credits. After completing level 5 and earning 240 credits, the student is eligible to apply to any university in the UK or in Dubai for a top-up to a Bachelors (Hon’s) degree program and shall achieve his/ her bachelor’s degree in one year.

ATHE Level 7 is the Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership. After completing this diploma and earning 120 credits (which takes normally about 8 months) the student is eligible to apply to any university in the UK or in Dubai for a top-up to a masters / MBA program which could be completed in about six months time.

See further details below:

Qualification levelWhat they give you
Three
  • ability to gain or apply a range of knowledge, skills and understanding at a detailed level
  • appropriate if you plan to go to university, work independently or (in some cases) supervise and train others in their field of work
Four
  • specialist learning, involving detailed analysis of a high level of information and knowledge in an area of work or study
  • ​suitable for people working in technical and professional jobs, and/or managing and developing others
Five
  • ability to increase the depth of knowledge and understanding of an area of work or study, so you can respond to complex problems and situations
  • involves high level of work expertise and competence in managing and training others
  • suitable for people working as higher grade technicians, professionals or managers
Seven

1)     highly developed and complex levels of knowledge, enabling you to develop original responses to complicated and unpredictable problems and situations

2)     suitable for senior professionals and managers

We cater to young high school graduates who would like to study on campus as full time students, school leavers or dropouts, and working adults & professionals

GLC does not issue diplomas or degrees; rather we work with our Partner Universities & Centers in the USA and UK. We work as a study centre for our partner school universities, delivering their courses and preparing our registered students for the exams by our Partner Universities & Centers

GLC offers regular classes five days a week in the morning and evening. We also offer online classes for the working adults / Professionals.