Accreditations and Memberships


Bedford is accredited by the Australian Government with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) as
a Registered Training Organisation, and with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Bedford (Baptist Business College Ltd) is a not-for-profit,Charitable organisation registered with the Australian Charities and Not-For Profits-Commission (ACNC).


ITECA is Australia's peak body representing private vocational education and higher education providers. ITECA is a strong advocate for the independent tertiary education sector with a proven track-record of achieving legislative reform. Bedford is a proud member of ITECA and is a loyal supporter of its initiatives and activities in NSW.


Bedford is a proud member of the National Association of Prospective Student Advisers (NAPSA) and attends all Career Markets and Expos on the NAPSA calendar.

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Bedford has been affiliated with the Commercial Education Society of Australia (CESA) since 1943. The CESA is Australia’s oldest society of tertiary education and is open to both academic and professional staff in vocational education and higher education. Bedford is an Assessment Centre of the CESA and can offer their independent examinations and professional development programs.