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30 Years
    • Qualifications
      & Accreditation
    • Our new Entry and Level 1 Maths and English 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

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A break in the clouds? Our Chief Executive, Jacquie Mutter comments on the Autumn statement

The reality of the announcement in the Chancellor’s budget speech that the adult core skills budget would be protected in cash terms is slowly sinking in. Read more

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OCN London signs partnership agreement with London South Bank University to support Access learner progression to Higher Education.

OCN London has signed a partnership agreement with London South Bank University to provide a range of progression benefits for OCN London Access learners, to include guaranteed conditional offers at lower admissions requirements than their standard offer across six Schools in the university.
Read more or view the partnership agreement here.


OCN London has 12 new fully funded qualifications offering progression to Access to HE Diplomas and other Level 3 qualifications.The Level 2 Skills for Professions qualifications are currently available in six subjects: Applied Sciences and Technology ; Building and Construction ; Business, Administration and Finance ; Creative and Digital Industries ; Engineering ; and Health and Social Care. The Level 2 Certificates are ideal for September or January starts, delivered alongside GCSE or OCN London Maths and English qualifications.

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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

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
Assessment without Paper
Date: 02/12/2015
Tech for Teaching and Assessment This session looks at how online and mobile technology can be used to assess learners' understanding during lessons and provide evidence of achievement for internal and external verifiers. More details
Developing Your Internal Verification Skills
Date: 13/01/2016
This two day course enables internal verifiers to develop their knowledge and practice. It is accredited with a bespoke OCN London three credit unit at Level 3. 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