AIM Qualifications
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AIM Portals



MIA is a new portal for AIM centres to manage a range of processes including: 

  • to apply to deliver an AIM qualification
  • to view a full list of all AIM qualifications
  • to see which qualifications your centre is approved to deliver
  • to add/update staff contacts, site and organisation details
  • to view sample papers, principal examiner reports and any other relevant documents
  • to view EV reports and actions (For Open College Network West Midlands’ centres EQA reports for low priority qualifications only will be on MIA, we will transition over all reporting by September 2023)
  • for recognition of prior learning and credit transfer
  • for reasonable adjustments and special considerations
  • for Access to HE referral (AIM centres only)
  • malpractice reports
  • to view upcoming engagements with AIM (EV visits)
  • to make an application to be an AIM Centre

To access the MIA portal please use this link 



There are many features to Quartz including:

  • register new learners
  • select units
  • generate eRACs
  • claim for learners
  • schedule exams and end assessments
  • download e-certification
  • view the progress of Runs
  • verify ERACs
  • generate reports such as awards made between two dates
  • view and download Centre Reviewer (CR) and Curriculum Area Moderator (CAM) reports (Open College Network West Midlands Access Centres only)
  • manage centre site and staff contact information (Open College Network West Midlands Access Centres only)

To access Quartz you will need to send us an email detailing the access you require, your full name and role you and your centre name. 

To access Quartz portal, please use this link
If you wish to verify a certificate issued by AIM Qualifications and Assessment please use this link 


XAMS is our external online examination platform. Here you can:

  • to download learner logs in sheets and attendance sheets
  • to view learner’s post-exam results 

To access XAMS, please use this link:

Read our user guide


GradeTraka is used by AIM and Open College Network West Midlands' Centres offering Access to HE Diplomas.

GradaTraka allows these centres to:

  • tracking Access to HE learners' progression
  • accessing grade profiles throughout the academic year
  • exporting grade profile information ready for the final awards board
  • inputting learner grades throughout the year
  • adding, amending or viewing the grades learners have achieved against their units.
  • generating learner progress summary reports suitable for tutorials or sending to learners
  • monitoring student UCAS points

Access the Gradetraka with this link:


Pearl provides an integrated platform for the delivery of on-line and blended Open College Network West Midlands Access to Higher Education diplomas. Click here for further details. This will continue to be accessible to centres currently using the platform and is available for any other Open College Network West Midlands or AIM Centre interested in on-line or blended Access to Higher Education diploma delivery.

Benefits of using our online provision:

  • Ready prepared content and assessment materials
  • Save time and tutor resources
  •  Increased income and participation
  •  Opportunity to offer diplomas previously rejected due to low student interest
  •  Significant cost savings and increased learner engagement


If you have forgotten your login details or have any problems accessing the portals, please email our cutomer experience advisers

Also see our FAQs and Training Page