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Assist Plus Business Essentials online training courses are based on an innovative set of self-paced online classes in different business areas created by our "International Open Academy." Aiming to help improve the critical business skills of your staff. The programs are carefully designed and selected to provide an efficient corporate learning environment.


International Open Academy has tailored these courses to meet the practical needs of individuals within the oil and gas industry through a partnership with a leading Boston-based e-Learning developer of business topics for major corporations and top business schools.


All courses are annually assessed and accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards ( This third-party assessment of our courses rigorously tests each course's content, design, and integrity to ensure the highest standards for online education are being achieved.



When completing an IOA course, you can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes this third-party institution's achievement. The ICOES certificate underlines to employers, colleagues, and customers that your online course is approved by a body that requires its members, such as IOA, to meet specific standards in online education provision.


Professional body memberships require continuing Education (CE)/Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points to remain fully qualified in a respective career. CE/CPD shows a clear commitment to self-development and professionalism.


Many of our courses are approved to carry CE/CPD points to support people on these programs. You will find the CPD logo on the course description pages, where these apply.


To pass an International Open Academy course, you will be required to have completed each lesson in full and answer exams at the end of each module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam, you will receive a certificate of completion to recognize your achievement.


International Open Academy (IOA) is an officially approved Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) centre. TQUK is a national awarding body recognized by the UK Government and regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examination Regulation (Ofqual). TQUK Centre Number is C001157 (Date of Approval: 04/06/2019).