Fee structure

ABE's standard fees are listed below.  Some fees may vary in local markets so please contact your ABE centre for confirmation of costs.

Students in Indonesia please click here to see the fees for ABE's short awards.

Registration fees (for new members)

This fee is paid only once when you first register with ABE, and includes the first year's annual subscription:

Qualification Fee (in pounds, £)
L4 Diploma £45
L5 Diploma £60
L6 Diploma £75



Annual subscriptions

  • Student Member: £38.50
  • Associate Member: £38.50
  • Full Member: £60
  • Fellow Member: £75

For Level 3 and short courses please click here to scroll to the bottom of this page.


Assessment fees 

Qualification Fee (in pounds, £) per unit
L4 Diploma £45
L5 Diploma £60
L6 Diploma £60
Exemption fee for Level 4 £52.50 per unit
Exemption fee for Level 5 £67.50 per unit
Exemption fee for Level 6 £75 per unit

ABE Level 3 Certificates

These qualifications are designed to be run as short courses.  Therefore the fee includes registration, assessment, certification and a study guide.  If you are continuing with your ABE studies, or wish to remain a member, after one year simply continue at the standard annual registration fee.

L3 Business Essentials L3 Business Start-up                          
£125 £150

ABE Level 2 & 3  Awards

Students in Indonesia please click here to see fees for ABE's short awards.

These qualifications are designed to be run as very short bite-sized courses.  Therefore the fee includes registration, assessment, certification and access to study material.  If you are continuing with your ABE studies, or wish to remain a member, after one year simply continue at the standard annual registration fee.

Short Awards - Level 2  Short Awards - Level 3 
£60 £90

Miscellaneous fees

  • Transcript of exam history: £30 per transcript
  • Replacement Certificate fee: £60 per award
  • Certificate of Unit Achievement:  £60 

All fees are in UK Pounds Sterling (GBP).

ABE reserves the right to make alterations to fees at its discretion.

For details of our refund policy click here

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