As a leading British awarding body for the hospitality and tourism sectors, CTH has developed strong links internationally to ensure that our qualifications are recognised worldwide.

These international recognitions enable CTH graduates to enhance their employment and career prospects, and for the CTH to ensure that our qualifications meet international requirements.

Following are some of the countries and governmental organisations that recognise or approve CTH qualifications:

Hospitality Awarding Body - Tourism Awarding Body

United Kingdom



Ofqual is the regulator of qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and

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vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. CTH is a recognised awarding by the Ofqual and our registration number is RN5131.

CTH’s qualifications that are approved by Ofqual can be found here

Republic of Ireland


National Qualifications Authority of Ireland

CTH qualifications are recognised by National Qualifications Authority of

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Ireland and listed in their Internationalisation Register.

The Internationalisation Register includes information on education and training programmes which meet specified criteria. It is a reference point primarily for the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of the Department of Justice and Equality, in considering visa and residency applications from non- EEA applicants wishing to study on a full-time basis or reside in Ireland and avail of a concession to work in the State with certain restrictions.

The Department of Education and Skills has an advisory role in identifying appropriate criteria for the inclusion of programmes in the Register. The Register is currently administered by the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI) on behalf of both Departments.




CTH qualifications are offered by the International Tourism Learning Centre, which is a part of

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Georgian National Tourism Administration at Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development



Malaysian Qualifications Agency

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Many CTH study centres Malaysia are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and CTH courses at certain study centres are recognised for funding purposes.



Mauritius Qualifications Authority

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CTH’s accredited study centres in Mauritius are approved by the Mauritius Qualifications Authority.

Hong Kong


The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People ’s Republic of China

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CTH qualifications are approved by the Education Bureau, Government Secretariat, and The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People ’s Republic of China.

European Union


European Qualifications Framework

CTH qualifications are aligned with European Qualifications Framework, via the referencing qualifications

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frameworks in the UK. For further details, please visit here



New Zealand



CTH study centres in New Zealand are approved by New Zealand qualifications authority, which

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ensures that the qualifications are valued as credible and robust both nationally and internationally.




Established under the Private Education Act, the Council for Private Education (CPE) is a statutory

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board empowered with the legislative power to regulate the private education sector. In addition to its role as the sectoral regulator of private education institutions (PEIs), the Council facilitates capability development efforts to uplift standards in the local private education industry.



Maldives Qualifications Authority

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CTH qualifications are recognised by the Maldives Qualifications Authority via our accreditation with MAPS College.



National Accreditation Board Ghana

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CTH centres that offer our qualifications in Ghana are recognised by the National Accreditation Board of Ghana.