Making learning matter

OCN London works in partnership with organisations to transform lives through learning.

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We aim to provide meaningful learning experiences that enable learners, businesses, and communities to thrive.

About us

We are a not-for-profit awarding organisation working in the UK, and internationally

We collaborate with organisations as a trusted partner with a proven track record in qualifications and skills development. Our mission is to help create a fairer society where everyone, whatever their educational background, has an opportunity to benefit from learning, realise their potential and fulfil their goals.

37,000+ learner registrations
40,000+ regulated qualifications awarded
71% of Access to HE learners are from BAME groups
46% of our learners come from the most deprived areas
38% of our learners have a disability or learning difficulty
70% of our learners are aged 21 or over

* In 2022/2023

It’s great working with a smaller, local awarding body who really do go above and beyond what we would expect. The entire process was made so easy by the support and speedy responsiveness of the OCN London team

Camden Council

Access to HE

Routes into higher education

Our Access to HE Diplomas are designed to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to progress to a degree or diploma course in higher education. The Access to HE Diploma is included in the UCAS tariff and is equivalent to the standard of other Level 3 qualifications (such as A-Levels) used for entry into higher education.

Training & Events

We aim to ensure that our approved Centres and new customers are fully up-to-date with the latest developments and best practices by offering a comprehensive calendar of informative webinars and training events. Please browse our calendar to view our upcoming sessions.

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Webinar  |  31 Jul 15:00

CPD – Improving professional practice via accredited qualifications

Join our education professionals on this free 30 minute webinar to give you some tips and advice on the suitability of our CPD short...

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Webinar  |  6 Aug 09:30

Introduction To Assessment & Moderation Processes For Newly Recognised Centres

This training session is designed for people who are completely new to formal assessment and moderation and specifically have become an OCN London recognised...

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Webinar  |  19 Sep 09:30

Introduction to Internal and External Moderation Processes – Regulated and Unregulated Qualifications

This training session is designed for people who wish to be an internal moderator for OCN London or other Ofqual regulated unitised qualifications and/or those...

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Webinar  |  25 Sep 09:30

Introduction to Criteria Based Assessment Processes

This training session is designed for people who wish to be an assessor for OCN London courses or qualifications and/or who have to design assessment apparatus...

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Webinar  |  1 Oct 09:30

Introduction To Assessment & Moderation Processes For Newly Recognised Centres

This training session is designed for people who are completely new to formal assessment and moderation and specifically have become an OCN London recognised...

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Webinar  |  9 Oct 15:00

Systems and Processes webinar for approved OCN London Centres

Join our Business Support Manager for an overview of our online portal, QuartzWeb and our certification...

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