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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
Another successful year for OCN London Access to HE learners!

OCN London sends many congratulations to all Access to HE learners on achieving their Diplomas and grade profile certificates this summer. For the tenth year in a row we ensured that all certificates for confirmed achievements were despatched to our centres before 'A' level results date and, in most cases, at least one week before. Find out more about Access success here

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Bridging Skills to HE for healthcare workers

We have developed a new Certificate in Bridging Skills (Level 3) aimed at healthcare assistants and support staff working in the NHS and care homes who want to study for careers in nursing and allied professions. The OCNLR Level 3 Certificate in Bridging Skills for Higher Education focuses on study skills and is intended to sit alongside vocational study in health and care. The Certificate attracts 70 UCAS points. Find out more information here.


Find out more about our new qualification suites:

OCNLR Level 3 Certificate in Bridging Skills for Higher Education (QCF)

English Level 1 and Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3

Mathematics. Level 1 and Entry Levels 1, 2 and 3. Flexible, bite-sized qualifications, for use in a range of contexts.

Leadership and Governance. Levels 2 and 3.

Skills for Professions. Level 2 qualifications for five different industry sectors.

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Our work  We are a national awarding organisation with 30 years’ experience of accrediting courses for centres. Read more
Access to HE

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

Learner stories

Access champion

Bernadette overcame homelessness to win a place at university
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Training & Events
Access to HE New Tutor Training
Date: 18/09/2015
This session is designed for tutors who are teaching on the Access to HE Diploma for the first time this year or have not taught on Access for the last two years. More details
Introduction to Internal and External Verification
Date: 22/09/2015
At this training session, participants will consider the purposes of internal and external verification and be advised how to conduct internal verification for their own OCN London units. More details

Our history Find out more about the OCN London story. Read more
Become a Centre
     "A decade of consistently good support."

Phyll Buchanan
Tutor and Trustee of the Breastfeeding Network

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