Course Accreditation

The ACostE can also offer course accreditation in relation to training or qualification in relation to Estimating, Cost Engineering, Scheduling and/or Project Controls. 


There are four levels of award available:

                Platinum         for organisations which meet at least 90% of the criteria in the standard

                Gold               for organisations which meet at least 70% of the criteria in the standard

                Silver              for organisations which meet at least 50% of the criteria in the standard

                Bronze           for organisations which meet at least 30% of the criteria in the standard

The Course Accreditation framework reviews the content of the course in relation to the relevant National Occupational Standards. The assessment will also take account of the extent to which the course delivers knowledge and encourages practical application follow-up.

Fees are dependent on the scale and scope of the course involved.

Training Provider Accreditation

Training Providers who can offer a range of courses in Project Control, Estimating, Cost Engineering or Planning may apply to be an Accredited Training Provider.

For further information on Course Accreditation or Training Provider Accreditation contact :

Email to:        accreditation@acoste.org.uk

By Post to:    Accreditation, Association of Cost Engineers, Lea House, 5 Middlewich Road, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 1XL