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Our Accreditations




The Professional Design Institute is a certified Centre of AIM Awards, an Awarding Organisation offering a large number of qualifications at different levels and in a wide range of subject areas.

The Professional Design Institute pursues endorsement from AIM Awards for the Interior Design and Decoration Programme through Investing in Your Future (IF). All Investing in Your Future organisations have a proven record of high standards and continually drive for internal excellence in course design, delivery and quality assurance.

Aim Awards is also licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) to approve and certificate Access to Higher Education Diplomas.


 Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC)


The Professional Design Institute is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution.

ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in USA and is listed in their International Directory, is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).




Certified Interior Decorators International (C.I.D.) was founded to recognize the trained Interior Decorator as an expert in the trade. As a professional association, C.I.D. is acknowledged for raising the bar and setting the standard in the decorating industry.

CID International is the only certifying body for Interior Decorators worldwide.

As a certified educational partner of CID International, all students who successfully complete our online Interior Design and Decorating programme will be qualified to complete an application to Certified Interior Decoratiors International for processing as a full Professional member with all the rights and benefits of being a “Certified Interior Decorator.”




IAO is an international quality assurance agency, working to improve quality assurance standards of organizations all over the world. With its global network of experts, IAO grants certification to educational institutions, corporations, professionals and qualified individuals.

IAO's education certification is a sign of quality, trust and credibility for both the institution and the stakeholders. IAO is an international organization that provides quality education certification to improve quality assurance standards all around the world.

Quality education recognition is provided to universities, institutes and schools for better academic pursuits. Education recognition offered by the IAO gives a competitive edge to every educational institute, university or school both regionally and internationally.


 International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC)


IAPCC is a global umbrella membership organization for providers delivering career education and training. It provides services to its members, promotes the private career college industry with students and government, facilitates an international recognition scheme, and when requested, acts as an independent peer-group self-regulating providers and arbitrator for complaints for or against IAPCC’s members.

The International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC) is non-profit global industry association which represents private post-secondary schools, institutes and colleges that provide career-specific educational programmes



Our Diplomas are issued by The Professional Design Institute Limited (Hong Kong)