We offer a range of training and development sessions throughout the year from half-day introductory courses to qualifications with four teaching days.

You might want to consider a training and development course at OCN London:

  • to develop your own understanding;
  • to improve your confidence when delivering OCN London units;
  • to become a qualified internal verifier or assessor;
  • for continuing professional development, or
  • to improve practices at your centre.

Our training sessions are designed to support the development of staff at OCN London Recognised Centres. However, you do not have to be working at an OCN London Recognised Centre to attend our training sessions.

To book onto a training session, locate your chosen session in the All Events page and click Book Now!

Introductory Sessions

These sessions introduce new centres and new staff members to OCN London systems and processes.

For administrative staff and their managers:

Introduction to Learner Registration and Certification (half day)

For tutors, assessors and internal verifiers:

Introduction to Internal and External Moderation (half day)

Effective Assessment Day

Introduction to Criteria Based Assessment Processes (NB: This session combines the morning session from the Effective Assessment Day with the half-day Introduction to Internal and External Verification session).

Developing Your Internal Moderation Skills – Accredited Programme

Continuing Professional Development Sessions

These sessions have been developed to support more experienced practitioners in their Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Mentoring a New Tutor (half day)

Being an Outstanding Tutor (half day)

Tech for Teaching and Assessment

Assessment without Paper

Lesson Planning with Online Tools (evening)

iPad Apps for Teaching and Learning (evening)

ePortfolios and Digital Tools for Assessment and Verification (half day)

Assessment, Moderation and teacher training qualifications

We offer the following Assessment, Moderation and Teacher Training qualifications in partnership with Teaching and Training Courses Ltd (clicking the links will open the Teaching and Training Courses Ltd website)


Level 3 Developing Assessment Skills

Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement


Level 3 Developing Your Internal Moderation Skills

Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes

Level 5 Award in Observing Teaching and Learning


Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

Please click here to view the training calendar, enquire of book a place.

Access to HE Staff Development Sessions

We offer a range of courses for staff at colleges delivering Access to HE Diplomas validated by OCN London.

The courses running at OCN London this year can be found on the events page. 

Customised training

Training can also be provided in-house and tailored to suit the specific requirements of centres and their staff. We can offer training in a range of areas, including:

  • Assessment and Building Learner Portfolios;
  • Internal Verification;
  • How to write units;
  • Foundation Learning: Practical Solutions.

Charges depend on the time and work involved. To discuss your training needs, please contact the OCN London Curriculum Development Manager for your centre.