Entry Requirements

ABMA qualifications have been devised to be flexible and adaptable allowing you to access the training that is relevant to you no matter what your current level of learning or experience. Simply look below to find out the Entry Requirements for each ABMA qualification level.

Should your current training not satisfy the entry requirements for the ABMA Level 4 Diploma, an ABMA Certificate level qualification will give you direct entry onto an ABMA Level 4 Diploma qualification.

  • Learners wishing to undertake a Level 4 Diploma qualification with ABMA Education should already be in possession of a level 3 qualification or equivalent. In addition, it is recommended that students should possess a GCSE, or equivalent, in Maths and English, at Grade A* – D.

    Evidence of professional work experience can be submitted for a minimum of one year within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA will accept includes:

    • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
    • Certificates of training/courses

    Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

  • A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 5 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

    • An ABMA Level 4 Diploma
    • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

    Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of two years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. The learner will be expected to have met all the learning outcomes outlined in the ABMA Level 4 Diploma units for that specific qualification. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

    • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
    • Certificates of training/courses

    Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

  • A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 6 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

    • An ABMA Level 5 Diploma
    • A Higher National Diploma (HND)
    • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

    Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of four years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. The learner will be expected to have met all the learning outcomes outlined in the ABMA Level 4 Diploma and the ABMA Level 5 Diploma units for that specific qualification. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

    • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
    • Certificates of training/courses

    Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

    The above entry requirements are subject to change and all student registrations are accepted at the discretion of ABMA Education.

  • “Affordable fees as well as providing library facilities on the ABMA Education website creating easy access to books, articles and many other study tools.”

    Takudzwa Chakanetsa

  • “I gained valuable skills which I used in my work nearly every day and continue to use in my studies.”

    Waza Dzoole

  • “ABMA Education had an appealing and innovative setup which I found very attractive while still maintaining affordability for me and helped me to enhance my career aspirations of becoming an entrepreneur.”

    Roberta Chikafutwa

  • “With the knowledge and skills I have gained so far, I would be able to fit myself in the business world and with ABMA Education certificates, I have a guaranteed future… I am proud to be an ABMA Education leaner.”

    Ndikum Keshia

  • “My studies have been informative, educational and eye opening. I may not have finished my qualifications yet but I already experience the power that comes with knowledge.”

    Shaanice Sharrell-Ann Moffat

  • “My honest advice to anyone who is thinking of undertaking ABMA Education is not to hesitate one bit … it can also be seen as a shortcut to get your university degree.”

    Koupouli Tibi Judith