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The Government predicts 1.2 million digitally skilled people will be needed by 2022 (Digital Skills Strategy 2017). However, 12.6 million of the adult population lack basic digital skills.

Nine out of ten jobs involve the use of computers. So how are you going to meet the growing demand for digital skills?

OCN London has responded by creating a range of innovative digital skills qualifications, aimed at increasing learners’ understanding and use of technology and giving them the skills and knowledge that employers are demanding.

Qualification Suite Synopsis

Which of the following qualification suites is right for your learners?

SKILLS FOR PROFESSIONS IN DIGITAL INDUSTRIES AND TECHNOLOGY: Flexible qualifications with a range of innovative, vocation-specific units. The range of qualification sizes make them ideal for short courses, study programmes, preparation for employment, further study and apprenticeships.

DIGITAL TRANSACTION SKILLS: Safely & securely create online accounts, manage a range of transactions, monitor and manage own digital footprint.

DIGITAL LITERACY: Exercise critical reading and thinking skills in sourcing and using digital data.

DIGITAL SKILLS: Flexible qualifications to support digital safety, productivity, creativity, innovation and understanding.

DIGITAL MARKETING: professional qualifications which offer practising and aspiring marketers flexible routes into the knowledge and understanding relevant to digital marketing.

MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT AND ENTERPRISE: Understand the app market, create an app that can compete, market, distribute, update and refine it.

For further information, see the qualification guides below.

Download the leaflet.

Read more about the digital skills crisis.

Read about how to become more digitally savvy.

Find out which are the seven essential digital survival skills.

Update: We have mapped our Digital Skills qualifications to the Department for Education’s new Essential Digital Skills Framework. Click here to see our mapping document.

See the full range of our DIGITAL SKILLS qualifications, IT USER SKILLS qualifications and ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMAS.

Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 1 6 54
OCNLR Level 1 Extended Award in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 1 9 81
OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 1 18 162
OCNLR Level 1 Extended Certificate in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 1 32 288
OCNLR Level 1 Diploma in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 1 37 333
OCNLR Level 2 Award in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 2 6 48
OCNLR Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 2 16 128
OCNLR Level 2 Extended Certificate in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 2 26 208
OCNLR Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Professions in Digital Industries and Technology New! 2 37 296

Digital Transaction Skills

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
OCNLR Entry Level Award in Digital Transaction Skills (Entry 3) New! E3 4 40
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Digital Transaction Skills New! 1 4 36

Digital Literacy

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
OCNLR Entry 3 Award in Digital Literacy New! E3 3 30
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Digital Literacy New! 1 3 27
OCNLR Level 2 Award in Digital Literacy New! 2 3 24

Digital Skills

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
OCNLR Entry Level Award in Digital Skills (Entry 3) E3 6 60
OCNLR Entry Level Certificate in Digital Skills (Entry 3) E3 15 150
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Digital Skills 1 6 54
OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in Digital Skills 1 15 135
OCNLR Level 2 Award in Digital Skills 2 6 48
OCNLR Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills 2 15 120
OCNLR Level 3 Award in Digital Skills: Teaching and Learning New! 3 6 45

Digital Marketing

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Content Marketing 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Digital Advertising 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Digital Analytics 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Digital Marketing Planning 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Email Marketing Essentials 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Marketing Fundamentals 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Online Customer Experience 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Search Engine Marketing 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in Social Media Marketing 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Award in the Essentials of Digital Marketing 4 5 20
OCNLR Level 4 Certificate in Digital Marketing 4 25 100
OCNLR Level 4 Diploma in Digital Marketing 4 40 160

Mobile Apps

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
OCNLR Level 2 Award in Mobile Application Development and Enterprise New! 2 10 80
OCNLR Level 2 Certificate in Mobile Application Development and Enterprise New! 2 23 184

IT User Skills

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
OCNLR Entry Level Award in Online Basics (ITQ) (Entry 3) E3 1 10
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Internet Safety 1 3 20
OCNLR Level 1 Award in IT User Skills (ITQ) 1 9 60
OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ) 1 13 85
OCNLR Level 1 Diploma in IT User Skills (ITQ) 1 37 240
OCNLR Level 2 Award in IT User Skills (ITQ) 2 10 70
OCNLR Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ) 2 16 110
OCNLR Level 2 Diploma in IT User Skills (ITQ) 2 38 260
OCNLR Level 3 Award in IT User Skills (ITQ) 3 12 85
OCNLR Level 3 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ) 3 25 185
OCNLR Level 3 Diploma in IT User Skills (ITQ) 3 39 290

Access To HE Diplomas

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
Access to HE Diploma (Computing) 3 60 450-600
Access to HE Diploma (Digital Marketing and Social Media) 3 60 450-600
Access to HE Diploma (Digital Technologies and Computer Science) 3 60 450-600