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Rabdan Academy receives international accreditation from Pearson BTEC

Rabdan Academy receives international accreditation from Pearson BTEC
6 Nov 2023 17:55

Rabdan Academy, specialising in safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis management, has received international accreditation from Pearson BTEC, a global leader in awarding prestigious academic and professional qualifications and conducting accreditation assessments.


This accreditation enables Rabdan Academy to offer an array of specialised capacity-building and professional development programmes from the BTEC Qualifications, curated by a panel of experts and specialists from across the globe. As a result, the participants will earn internationally recognised certificates.


Salem Al Saeedi, Vice President of Rabdan Academy, emphasised the significance of this milestone in aligning with the academy's 2025 vision to establish Rabdan Academy as a leading institution for education, training and research in safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis management on a global scale.


Al Saeedi also highlighted the academy's commitment to collaborating with strategic partners in the near future to ensure that the national workforce benefits from this new global accreditation. He underlined the academy's dedication to working closely with relevant national institutions, with the ultimate objective of enhancing the national resilience system.


Ian Bani, Pearson Work Force Skills Regional Manager in MENA and Türkiye, expressed his delight at Rabdan Academy becoming a part of the network of globally accredited centres by Pearson.


He said: “With Pearson BTEC accreditation for the specialised programmes offered by Rabdan Academy, it will unlock a world of limitless opportunities for Rabdan learners across the UAE. This partnership vividly showcases our dedication to delivering the highest quality in academic and professional development, paving the way for the future of education while nurturing talent and excellence."


With this new accreditation, Rabdan Academy will commence the delivery of several international programmes, including but not limited to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, the Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment and the Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.


The qualifications that Rabdan Academy provides at its Abu Dhabi campus will contribute to the development of specialised professionals, enhancing their skills and knowledge through the latest technologies. Additionally, they will strengthen the vocational education and training system in the country, improve evaluation practices in the technical and vocational fields, and align with the highest international competence standards.

Source: WAM
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