Qualification Awarding Organisation

Terrafirm is an approved learning centre of Pearson offering its BTEC qualifications.

Pearson is the world’s leading learning company with 40,000 employees working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. Pearson is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications that are globally recognized and benchmarked.

BTEC qualifications are accredited by OF QUAL (The office of qualifications and examinations regulations) under the aegis of Government of UK.

PEARSON, known as Edexcel until 2013,is regulated by the UK Government’s regulator Ofqual and assists numerous students around the world to reach their career aspirations each year. Terrafirm Global Academy’s Art and Design courses are subject to external standards verification by Pearson UK to offer accredited BTEC programmes.

Why Choose BTEC?

  • Accepted by Universities of US, UK, Australia & Canada and many more for direct entry into their degree courses.
  • BTEC has been the world’s most widely accepted and successful applied learning brand for over 25 years and the best loved suite for applied qualifications.
  • BTEC is recognised by over 70 professional bodies worldwide & valued by International employers
  • BTEC is recognized by over 200 prestigious universities across globe including “THE TIME “top 100 universities.
  • BTEC facilitates credit transfers to over 200 universities world wide
  • BTEC offers a wide range of courses and career options in Art & Design, Creative Media Production, Fashion and Business.
  • BTEC is recognized by global corporations and enterprises, leading design studios, fashion and media houses.
  • BTEC qualifications are chosen by over 1 million learners every year worldwide across various subjects.
  • BTEC’s being internationally recognized certificates and diplomas; helps differentiate the learner in the eyes of the employers supplementing the existing qualification.

*BTEC vocational qualifications are awarded by Pearson, UK. They are recognized by OF-QUAL, the official body for education of Government of UK. The qualifications conform to the QCF in the UK only and not to any other countries qualifications frame work. The diploma and certificate programs other than BTEC are offered by Terrafirm. These qualifications are not recognized by Association of Indian Universities.


Terrafirm’s Interior Design programmes are accredited with Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), a Government of Kerala Initiative. The only institute in Kerala offering internationally valid BTEC program in design.