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OCN London is a national not-for-profit organisation that creates and awards qualifications.

We work in partnership with educators, training providers, charities and employers to help transform people’s lives through learning. READ MORE 

Access to HE


A new 4-minute animated video shows how OCN London’s pre-Access qualifications can help learners who lack the right entry qualifications to progress onto an Access to HE Diploma course. 

Contact us on 020 7278 5511 or email us if you are looking for a to provide your learners with Pre-Access qualifications and/or Access-to-HE Diplomas.


Qualification or unit search

Qualification search:

Qualification update

Qualification of the month
This month we are highlighting our Progression qualifications. READ MORE

Short courses
Are you looking to offer short courses using flexible qualifications to learners? READ MORE

‘Prevent’ Duty Awards
We have developed two awards for organisations that have a duty under the ‘prevent’ strategy. The Level 1 Award is aimed at learners and the Level 3 Award for teachers and managers. READ MORE

Level 4 qualifications in Business Administration

Training & Events


Date: Wednesday 1 November 2017
Our conference this year focuses on the key themes of retention, progression and success in delivering Access to HE. Book now for early bird pricing. 

Upcoming events

Developing Your Internal Moderation Skills - fast track
Date: Wednesday 4 October 2017
This one day fast track course enables internal moderators to develop their knowledge and practice. It is accredited with a bespoke OCN London three credit unit at Level 3. READ MORE

Latest news

Latest news

New logo for OCN London
OCN London has a new logo. As there have been so many changes here over the past decide we decided that we needed a more contemporary look that better reflects our key values of partnership and collaboration. READ MORE
Inspiring stories of Access to HE learners
Four learners told their personal stories of studying on the Access to HE Diploma to The Guardian. READ MORE

What is Access to HE?

Staff and students from further education colleges and universities talk about how the Access to Higher Education Diploma has given ‘second chance’ learners opportunities to transform their lives. READ MORE

Case study

Find out about Kingston College's approach to Access to HE. READ MORE