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30 Years
    • Qualifications
      & Accreditation
    • Our new Entry and Level 1 Maths qualifications now fully operational.
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    • Become a
      Recognised Centre
    • Deliver nationally accredited qualifications and locally accredited courses through OCN London.
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    • Access to HE
    • Gain knowledge and skills needed to progress to a degree or diploma course in higher education.
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    • Quality Mark
    • Recognising good practice in training.
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    • Learners
    • Make the next steps towards achieving your goals, whether it's gaining employment, setting up your own business or progressing in education.
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    • Who are
      OCN London?
    • OCN London is a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status, dedicated to widening participation, social inclusion, employer engagement and lifelong learning for all.
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    • Qualifications
    • We offer a flexible approach to the delivery and assessment of nationally recognised qualifications, many of which are eligible for Skills Funding Agency (SFA) funding.
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Our mission is to support learning and widen opportunities, promoting high standards of excellence and inclusiveness. Read more
Latest news
Ready to go! Short course packages ready for you to deliver right away
Are you looking to offer short courses for the remainder of this year? We have the answers with our new short course packages. Read more
More OCN London qualifications now eligible for 24+ Advanced Learner Loans
More of our national qualifications have been included in the 15/16 catalogue for 24+ Advanced Learner Loans. Read more
Free for all OCN London recognised centres - new e-assessment materials for OCNLR Level 1 Award in Employability
Electronic-assessment is being widely promoted, and particularly by the Further Education Learning Technology Action Group (FELTAG) and has many advantages compared to traditional paper work. Read more

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Our work  We are a national awarding organisation with over 25 years' experience of accrediting courses for centres. Read more
Access to HE

Our Access to HE learners can still apply to London South Bank University (LSBU) for guaranteed conditional offers at lower admissions requirements through our partnership agreement. See more

Find out more about Access to HE courses and providers near you. Read more

Learner stories

Access champion

Four learners from further education colleges across London have been chosen to receive the first annual OCN London Access to HE Learner Awards. They are (from L-R) Matthew Clarke, Helen Duffy, Florence Nakimuli-Mayambala and Daniyel Thomas. The learners were presented with their awards at the OCN London 2015 Access to HE Conference. Read their inspirational stories here.

Training & Events
Developing Your Assessment Skills
Date: 17/02/2016
This two day accredited course will enable assessors to develop their knowledge and practice. More details
Effective Assessment Day
Date: 01/03/2016
This training day will equip tutors and assessors to deliver assessment for credit-based units. More details

Our history Find out more about the OCN London story. Read more
Become a Centre
     "OCN London is a nationally recognised organisation that is respected by universities, with a very rigorous verification process. That makes it easier to attract new students to our Access courses as they know that their certificates will have universal currency."

Ian Wilkinson, Access Curriculum Leader,
City & Islington College. Read more.

Find out how to Become an OCN London approved centre and start delivering our qualifications.

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Online learner registration

Watch this short (5 minute) demonstration video of our latest offer to our centres. Read more