What is OTHM?
OTHM is a UK-based awarding organization that is regulated by Ofqual, the regulatory body responsible for ensuring the integrity and standards of qualifications in England. These qualifications are delivered through a network of delivery centres around the world.
At OTHM, we are committed to promoting professionalism, ethical practice, and equality and diversity. Our main objective is to develop and offer qualifications that contribute to the development of a highly qualified and experienced workforce, both in the UK and globally. We aim to maintain the integrity of our qualifications and assessments, while providing British standard qualifications that are recognised and valued worldwide.
As a regulated awarding organisation, OTHM is a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB), the trade association for vocational awarding bodies in the UK. Through our membership, we receive guidance and support to help us provide high-quality and valued vocational qualifications to our learners. We are also listed on the Register of Regulated Qualifications Framework, which is maintained by Ofqual to ensure that regulated qualifications meet the necessary standards.
OTHM offers flexible and accessible distance learning options for individuals seeking to pursue their qualifications. Our qualifications are designed using the rules of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and are composed of units. This structure provides learners with the flexibility to choose and complete individual units at their own pace, gradually building towards the full qualification. Each unit is assigned a credit value, indicating the number of credits awarded upon completion and giving an estimate of the preparation time required.
What courses does Othm include? What are the university progression paths with Othm?
With a wide network of approved centers worldwide, OTHM qualifications are available through various delivery options, including online and distance learning. This means that learners have the freedom to commence their studies whenever they prefer and complete them at their own convenience.
As a regulated awarding organization, OTHM is accredited by Ofqual, the regulatory body responsible for maintaining the standards of qualifications in the UK. OTHM provides a range of qualifications in various fields, including Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Education and Training, Health and Social Care Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Project Management, Public Administration, Risk Management, Strategic Management and Leadership, Strategic Marketing and Tourism and Hospitality Management. Our qualifications are recognized by UK universities, enabling OTHM graduates to join relevant Bachelor Degree Final year, Master’s, and MBA top-up programs. We have established progression agreements with several UK universities, such as, Anglia Ruskin University, Charles Sturt University, University of Sunderland, Leeds Beckett University, University of Northampton, Concordia University Chicago, London South Bank University, Arden University, Middlesex University. By pursuing our courses, learners gain the opportunity to advance their education and career and Get a key to your future career path.
At OTHM, we are committed to providing affordable qualifications without compromising quality and standards. As a not-for-profit organization, we strive to keep our fees as accessible as possible. Taking an OTHM qualification and then pursuing the final stage of a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s, or MBA top-up program at a university is often a more time-efficient and cost-effective approach compared to undertaking an entire program at a university.
We believe in empowering learners to achieve their educational goals through flexible distance learning options, recognized qualifications, and affordable fees. With OTHM, you have the opportunity to shape your learning journey and enhance your professional prospects.