Starting Points was granted initial accreditation in December 2007, by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). ACCET is a U.S. Department of Education Recognized Accrediting Agency and ACCET maintains certification as an ISO 9001 Quality Management System by Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI). Starting Points’ courses/programs are approved by the New Jersey Department of Education for Professional Development (#2452) and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (Section 531 Approvals Provider #7861), Trenton, New Jersey. Starting Points also has Private Vocational School status approved by the State of New Jersey. Starting Points has been approved through Thomas Edison State College’s Academic Program Review for transfer of credit into college credits.