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Welcome to our dedicated area of the website for employers. We have brought together everything you need to support your training provision and professional development for employees.

We work in partnership with employers to ensure that our qualifications and bespoke accreditation meet the needs of employees, the organisation they work for and the sector they work in. Our focus is on providing people with the skills they need to perform in the workplace and support your business development.

We work in partnership with Sector Skills Councils to develop industry specific qualifications, with OCN London’s characteristic flexibility of unit choice allowing for personalisation to your business needs.

The following qualifications have been selected as they are ideal for workplace delivery, either by the employer or associated training provider and are ideal as professional development opportunities for new and existing staff.

Qualification Credits GLH Key Features
Business and Enterprise Skills
OCNLR Level 3 Award in Sustaining and Growing a Business: Business Survival Skills 8 40
  • Compact – Focussing on legislation, health & safety and self-development
OCNLR Level 3 Certificate in Creating and Sustaining a Business 27 145
  • Eligible for Advanced Learner Loans
  • Expansive unit bank, including ‘social media marketing’, ‘social enterprises’ and ‘supply chain’
OCNLR Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Business and Administration 17 136
  • Eligible for Advanced Learner Loans
  • Ideal for administrative staff
Customer Service
OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in Customer Service 23 143
  • SFA & OLASS funded
  • Highly relevant vocational skills
  • Wide variety of optional units in the Level 1 Certificate and Level 2 Diploma
OCNLR Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service 13 93
OCNLR Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service 45 245
Education, Training and Assessment
OCNLR Level 3 Award in Education and Training  12 48
  • Introductory qualification
  • Meets minimum requirement for teaching in the FE sector
  • Ideal for deliverers of professional development
OCNLR Level 3 Award in Technology in Teaching and Learning 12 36
  • Provides the structure for innovative use of technology in the learning environment
  • Enables organisations to upscale training initiatives
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
OCNLR Level 2 Award in Peer Mentoring 6 48
  • SFA & OLASS funded
  • Mapped to national occupational standards for mentoring and befriending
OCNLR Entry Level Award in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (Entry 3) 1 10
  • SFA, EFA & OLASS funded
  • Customisable to a range of contexts
  • Bite-size, so ideal as part of an induction or professional development programme
OCNLR Level 1 Award In Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 1 8
OCNLR Level 2 Award In Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 1 6
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Prevent Duty Awareness 1 6
  • L1 is SFA, EFA & OLASS funded
  • Online assessment materials available
  • L1 suitable for learners/staff; L3 suitable for supervisors/managers
OCNLR Level 3 Award in Prevent Duty Awareness 2 8
Functional Skills
English (Entry 1 to Level 2) 5 45
  • On Demand
  • Online assessment available for E3, L1 & L2
Maths (Entry 1 to Level 2) 5 45
ICT (Entry 1 to Level 2) 5 45
Health and Safety
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment 4 40
  • EFA funded only
  • Fulfils mandatory requirements for CSCS Labourer Green Card
Information, Advice and Guidance
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Information, Advice or Guidance 6 54
  • SFA & OLASS funded at Levels 1 & 2
  • Qualifications related to the national occupational standards for Advice & Guidance
  • Contents underpin competencies outlined in the Matrix Standard
OCNLR Level 2 Award in Information, Advice or Guidance 6 48
OCNLR Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance 15 114
OCNLR Level 3 Award in Information, Advice or Guidance 9 63
Leadership and Governance for Trustees
OCNLR Level 2 Award in Leadership and Governance for Trustees 6 48
  • L2 is SFA, EFA & OLASS funded
  • Ideal for trustees and individuals on management committees
  • Unit choice allows for specialisation
OCNLR Level 3 Award in Leadership and Governance for Trustees 6 42
Mediation
OCNLR Level 2 Award in Understanding Mediation 6 60
  • L2 Award is SFA & OLASS funded
  • L3 Certificate eligible for Advance Learner Loans
  • Skills applicable to a range of contexts (incl. employment)
  • Wide choice of units (L3 Certificate)
OCNLR Level 3 Award in Understanding Mediation 6 60
OCNLR Level 3 Certificate in Mediation Theory and Practice 15 104

 

Suitable for a variety of contexts

The qualifications cover a broad range of subject areas from Entry Level to Level 3. They are ideal for training providers and employers who:

  • Have a focus on professional development
  • Like variety in their choice of units
  • Would like their learners to achieve a nationally recognised certificate
  • Require flexible assessment methods to accommodate different learning styles
  • Want to deliver courses in bite-sized chunks

Bespoke Accreditation

We understand that each organisation is different, as are the needs of the learners and staff within.  To accommodate such needs, OCN London also offers a bespoke unit writing service (see here for further details) – customised to your needs.

Fast-track centre approval

If you are not currently an OCN London recognised centre, it’s easy to join us. We can fast-track your application so you can be delivering our qualifications in no time at all.

If you would like to deliver any of these qualifications please contact enquiries@ocnlondon.org.uk or 020-7689-5894 or our curriculum team on 020-7278-5511

What employers say about us

“For many of our learners, their confidence wasn’t very high which is why we wanted an organisation that had a very inclusive attitude to making education accessible. An OCN London certificate is very important to our learners as it recognises all their effort.”

Magda Moorey – Principal Speech and Language Therapist , Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

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