Edexcel is the UK's largest awarding body, providing academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally. Edexcel prepares courses, assesses, examines, quality controls and certifies achievement. Its qualifications include A levels, GCSEs, Key and Basic Skills, and the vocational BTEC suite that provides progression from pre GCSE level through to sub-degree Higher National Diplomas and tailor-made qualifications for employers. In 2008 Edexcel delivered 8.2 million exam scripts in over 85 countries, with 4.3 million marked onscreen using the groundbreaking ePen technology.
Education Development International plc (EDI) is a leading provider of education and training qualifications and assessment services.
In the UK EDI is accredited by the Government to award a wide range of vocational qualifications, including Apprenticeships and Diplomas. EDI’s expertise is in quality assuring work-based training programmes working closely with employers and over 1500 private training providers and further education colleges.
Internationally, EDI trades under the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry brand and offers a range of business and English language qualifications which have a history that can be traced back to 1887. LCCI International Qualifications are widely used in South East Asia and over 100 countries around the world.