Unit Bank

“The choice of units and subjects are amazing and are really reasonably priced, plus the ABC team is always friendly and helpful”

With over 1,500 units from Entry Level 1 to Level 6 across a wide range of industries, our Unit Bank offers you the flexibility to tailor programmes which suit your learners’ needs.


  • Over 1,500 units to choose from
  • Only £9 per unit (including registration and certification)
  • Covers all key vocational industries
  • Flexible to suit your programmes and your learners’ needs
  • Accessible through our online portal for easy administration
  • Quick certification
  • No minimum or maximum number of units that can be combined
  • Allows you to combine units from across a variety of industry sectors
  • Unit credit that can be transferred to full qualifications at no cost

How can the Unit Bank be used?

The Unit Bank can be used in numerous ways to provide short programmes of study, to supplement other learning or to underpin your own bespoke programmes. Here are some examples of how our current Centres are using the Unit Bank:

  • As part of a Study Programme or Traineeship
  • Engagement and taster sessions for disengaged learners
  • Confidence building sessions and employability programmes
  • Vocational tasters for academic HE learners
  • For bespoke and niche programmes where a full qualification doesn’t exist – find out how Estee Lauder have developed their Retail Management Programme
  • Short courses within the criminal justice sector
  • Specialised top-up or taster sessions for learners studying generic academic and vocational routes
  • As an Innovation Code programme

Getting started is easy

Recognised Centres – Centres that are already approved to deliver ABC Awards qualifications can access these units simply by contacting our Centre Support team on 0115 854 1620.

New Centres – If you are looking to work with us for the first time, you will need to go through a simple Centre Recognition process first to access our Unit Bank. The process if quick and easy – you can find out more here.

Claiming certification

Centres can claim certification through our Online Registration System (ORS),

Give your learners more choice and flexibility – ask us about our Unit Bank by calling 0115 854 1620 or via centresupport@abcawards.co.uk