Frequently Asked Questions
It is imperative that you select a path which will allow you to move ahead from your existing level of skills and work experience.
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ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education) offers colleges with qualifications in business, management, tourism and social &health care. ATHE has created a strong reputation through rewarding qualifications, excellent customer service, as well as satisfied learners with progression routes to University degrees.
ATHE offers comprehensive University progressions, great value for money, dedicated support from an ATHE officer, External Verifier support, customised training support, innovative qualifications, flexible delivery solutions, simple & easy to use documents and website, a close business development relationship and a global focus.
Once you achieve an OBS qualification, you will be automatically mapped against a standard UK Higher Education qualification framework. We follow a globally recognised framework of credits. Universities can award credits against our study to provide exemptions from hefty parts of their formal programmes.
ATHE and OBS have pre-agreed arrangements with some Universities to offer credits against programmes either off campus or on campus. This is termed ‘University Top-Up’.
The Online Business School Ltd is a company registered in the UK under English law.
At Online Business School (OBS), we help you and other learners in Africa to pursue vocational education courses and improve their skills and enhance their productivity through our Online Learning Pathways. Our wide range of courses will provide you with the necessary skills to compete in the globally competitive corporate world.
The OBS modules will help you acquire additional skills in your selected area. In case you opt to complete a full University pathway, then you will have to coordinate it with your chosen University.After you successfully complete your final year at University, you will earn an accredited degree or post graduate qualification from your selected UK University. This will surely open doors to excellent job opportunities and career options.
OBS assessments comprise of 30 multiple choice questions and last for one hour. You can purchase assessments either along with the associated module or at a later date with a module purchase.
You will have to answer questions in sets of 5 to allow for review and editing if required. If a particular session times out or an issue occurs throughout, the assessment will time out at the point of the previous 5 questions so that you do not lose your assessment credit. Results will be provided immediately on completion. You can find out more on the assessment page.