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Coronavirus update for customers

NOCN Group offers a wide range of services including regulated qualifications, EPA for apprenticeships, Job Cards in construction, Access to HE Diplomas, bespoke accreditation, and educational and skills support training.

As you will be aware the government imposed a third national lockdown from Tuesday 5th January 2021. You will find out more operational detail on the implications for each of these services through the following links:

Please note that NOCN Group will be following the guidance issued by the ESFA, IfATE, Ofqual, CCEA Regulation, QAA, and Qualifications Wales, and will update our customers as things change.

If you have any concerns or would like to discuss the impact on your centre, apprentices or learners please contact us on nocn@nocn.org.uk or 0300 999 1177.

Update 29th March 2021

On 24th March, Ofqual published the VTQ Contingency Regulatory Framework (VCRF) which allows NOCN to provide centres with awarding arrangements for learners who have had their training and assessment disrupted in 2021. To view more information on the arrangements in place by NOCN, please click here.

Using Xbox to Access Online Learning

It is possible for learners to access their online work from home using a gaming console. For guidance on how to do this please download the document here.

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6 Month Notification Incremental Changes - NVQ Qualifications

Ref : B19-66

Type : Amendment

Date : 27 November 2019

Dear Colleague,


As part of our commitment to provide qualifications in line with industry requirements we regularly review all qualifications across all occupations.


A review has been made via the CITB Standards Setting Body (SSB) on the following Qualifications:


• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Associated Industrial Services Occupations (Construction)


• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)
• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)
• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Wall & Floor Tiling (Construction)
• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wall & Floor Tiling (Construction)

• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction)

• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)
• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Wood Occupations (Construction)
• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)
• NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction)

 

NOCN_Cskills Awards are presently reviewing these qualifications and the new updated versions will go ‘Live’ in May 2020 onwards.


We will keep you updated on developments of these qualifications, once the review has been concluded.

If you have any questions, please contact your dedicated customer co-ordinator on:

 

0300 999 1177 (select option 5)

Kind regards
Cskills Awards Team, NOCN

Qualifications Related to this Bulletin
Title Sector Level Reference
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Associated Industrial Services Occupations (Construction) - Water Jetting 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3639/4
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/7358/5
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 600/7359/7
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Wall & Floor Tiling (Construction) 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3527/4
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wall & Floor Tiling (Construction) 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 600/3517/1
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Associated Industrial Services Occupations (Construction) - Damage Repair and Resurfacing 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3639/4
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) 5.2 Building and Construction Level 1 600/3237/6
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Shopfitting Site Work 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3238/8
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Shopfitting Bench Work 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3238/8
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Site Carpentry 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3633/3
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Architectural Joinery 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3633/3
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Structural Post and Beam Carpentry 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3633/3
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Light Structural Timber Framing 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3633/3
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Timber Frame Erection 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3633/3
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Timber Decks and Cladding 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3633/3
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Pre-assembled Roof Structure Installer 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3633/3
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Site Carpentry 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 601/5007/5
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Architectural Joinery 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 601/5007/5
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Structural Post and Beam Carpentry 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 601/5007/5
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Wheelwrighting 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 601/5007/5
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Shopfitting Bench Work 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 601/5007/5
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Shopfitting Site Work 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 601/5007/5
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Timber Frame Erection 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 601/5007/5
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction) 5.2 Building and Construction Level 3 603/3658/4
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Associated Industrial Services Occupations (Construction) - Façade Preservation 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3639/4
NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Wood Occupations (Construction) - Wheelwrighting 5.2 Building and Construction Level 2 600/3238/8