APACC performs the following functions:

  1. Develop, review, and update as necessary the accreditation criteria, evaluation instruments, processes and protocols for the accreditation of TVET institutions;
  2. Establish linkages or partnership with national accrediting agencies of member countries;
  3. Recruit, train, and retrain a pool of Accreditors;
  4. Conduct accreditation and certify the corresponding accreditation status earned among TVET institutions in Asia and the Pacific region, giving priority to CPSC member countries;
  5. Directly provide services or seek other sources of funds and resources to carry out the program of accreditation and certification; and
  6. Be a source of "good practices" for the promotion of quality in TVET systems.