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!
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 Verification (half day)
Effective Assessment Day
Introduction to Assessment and Internal Verification (NB: This session combines the morning session from the Effective Assessment Day with the half-day Introduction to Internal and External Verification session).
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
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.
Please speak to the Access Coordinator at your centre, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an information sheet, calendar and booking form.
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.