Education UK Certificate for Agents 2015

Monday, 02 March 2015 - 00:00 to Monday, 06 April 2015 - 00:00


  • online delivery over 8 study weeks
  • includes self-assessment tests 
  • assessed by a formal written exam and professional development record 


  • UK education and training system; courses and qualifications
  • Quality assurance
  • Benefits of studying and living in the UK
  • Lifestyle – travel, accommodation, living costs, welfare
  • Course fees and scholarships
  • UK application procedures, entry requirements, visas and immigration 


  • Recognition of commitment to quality and professionalism
  • Quality of qualification acknowledged amongst UK education institutions 
  • Certificate to evidence successful completion  
  • Public listing on the British Council trained agents list 


To apply you’ll need:

  • To have agreements in place with at least two UK education institutions on the Register of Sponsors or an accredited language school.

This qualification is valid for a period of two years and the certificate is provided to the individual. Reissue is dependent on evidence of participation in continuing professional development activity through the advanced professional development route, the British Council Advanced Certificate.


This is a portfolio based qualification that plans and tracks professional development on an on-going basis, emphasising professionalism, ethical behaviour, excellence in support and service provision.

About the course 

The training provides a certificated qualification for education agents, counsellors and consultants who have successfully completed the Education UK Certificate training within the last 2 years, and have several years’ experience as a practitioner. The knowledge-base of agents as professionals, and of the education sectors in which they operate, continually changes. The British Council recognises that committed professionals constantly strive to update their knowledge and adapt to the changing environment through continuing professional development.

  • Unit 1 introduces and develops knowledge and understanding of continual professional development, and guides and supports you in defining your role and planning your development. 
  • Unit 2 contains important information and guidance on recording your professional development activities, portfolio requirements, rules and regulations for completion and submission. 

A minimum of 35 hours CPD must be covered and have to include the following areas:

  • Education sector knowledge 
  • Life in the UK
  • Visas and immigration
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Professionalism and ethics 

Benefits of training 

  • Access to/recognition of ongoing professional development with the British Council
  • Achieve advanced agent status
  • Continued listing on the British Council Trained Agent List
  • Increased international recognition 

Want to apply?

Kindly fill the form (Register Now) if interested in this year’s training.

Information about the training fee for all those taking the training for the is shared below:

Registration Fee PKR 25,000  per participant
Last day to submit payment Monday April 06, 2015
Orientation session for accepted candidates Thursday  April 09, 2015
Course starts Monday April 13, 2015

Send your pay orders to: 

For Karachi

For Lahore

For Islamabad

Marium Qadir

Project Coordinator, Education UK

British Council

British Deputy High Commission

Shahrah-e-Iran, Clifton,

Karachi, Pakistan

Ayesha Zaheer

Manager Education UK, Punjab 

British Council, 65 Mozang Road 


Madiha Noori 

Project Coordinator, Education UK 

British Council 

British High Commission 

Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5 


Please note:

Candidates who wish to re-sit for the exam, they should immediately get in touch with Education UK team representatives to know the details.

We have a special package for you.

For questions and queries, please contact your in-country support managers (ICS)

Maharoop Sheri 

Manager Education UK, Sindh & Balochistan 

Ayesha Zaheer 

Manager Education UK, Punjab 

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