What is the meaning of Accreditation?

Accreditation is a process in which certification of competency, authority, or credibility is presented.

Organizations that issue credentials or certify third parties against official standards are themselves formally accredited by accreditation bodies (such as UKAS); hence they are sometimes known as “accredited certification bodies”.

The accreditation process ensures that their certification practices are acceptable, typically meaning that they are competent to test and certify third parties, behave ethically and employ suitable quality assurance.

* As seen in the guides for the: U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.  approved exams are part of an accredited business school program in New York USA.