NOCN achieves a leading position on the AAO Register28 March 2017
NOCN is now positioned in second place on the Register of Apprenticeship Assessment Organisations which was released on 28th March 2017.
FE WEEK: England alone with end-point assessment- only apprenticeships23 March 2017
FE Week has published an article today on new research into how apprenticeships are delivered across eight different countries, revealing that England is the only country to have an end point assessment only apprenticeship programme.
NOCN leads skills workshop at World Productivity Congress in Bahrain22 March 2017
NOCN leads skills strategy workshop at World Productivity Congress in Bahrain
NOCN APPROVED AND READY TO ASSESS SIX NEW APPRENTICESHIP STANDARDS17 March 2017
Top-three Government approved Apprenticeship Assessment Organisation (AAO) NOCN has received approval from the Skills Funding Agency to deliver End-Point Assessments (EPA) for a further six new apprenticeship standards.
Concern over RoATP announcement delays8 March 2017
Despite initial reports that training providers would find out early this week whether they have been approved to deliver newly reformed apprenticeships, the announcement of the RoATP has been delayed without explanation.
FE Week: Rule change could price assessors out of running exams24 February 2017
FE Week has published an article today on Apprenticeship End-Point Assessment (EPA) charges and the Skils Funding Agency's (SFA) new rule announced a week ago, which could price assessors out of running exams.
NOCN sets example as ‘responsible employer’ of apprentices24 February 2017
As a top-three Government-approved Apprenticeship Assessment Organisation (AAO), NOCN has proved that it practices what it preaches. We’re pleased to announce that after completing two apprenticeships in two years with us, Alex Ashby has now been appointe
Nominations open for the Festival of Learning 2017 Employer award16 February 2017
NOCN is sponsoring the Employer Award at this year’s Festival of Learning (previously Adult Learners’ Week), which celebrates learning through the remarkable stories of people, projects, provision and organisations that have used learning to transform the
We need a proper framework for apprenticeships15 February 2017
With just weeks to go before the apprenticeship levy and the apprenticeship standards come on line, we are in urgent need of a proper regulatory framework, says NOCN MD Graham Hasting-Evans in FE Week.
NOCN launches white paper: Making the Apprenticeship Reforms Work30 January 2017
NOCN MD Graham Hasting-Evans publishes white paper on the Government's ambitious policy reform agenda for apprenticeships and technical education, exploring the challenges and opportunities ahead to get the country working.