Guidelines for Registration

Any provider seeking registration by the Barbados Accreditation Council must document its compliance with each of the following conditions: 

  1. There is an appropriate structure of governance which formulates general policies and exercises authority over the implementation of education and training programmes;
  2. There is a clearly defined and published statement of purpose (Mission Statement); 
  3. There are published admission policies compatible with its stated purpose; 
  4. The provider offers one or more educational programme(s) (or curricula) consistent with its mission;
  5. There is a plan, as well as a planning and evaluation process, which addresses its educational, physical and financial growth; 
  6. There is appropriately qualified staff to deliver programme(s)/course(s), as well as administrative and technical support in terms of quality and quantity; 
  7. There is sufficient learning resources or, the provision of access to adequate learning resources and services required to support the courses and programmes offered;
  8. The provider has safe and adequate accommodation; and 
  9. The provider has available audited statements made within the last three (3) years prior to the Council’s visit, where applicable.