Coronavirus update for customers

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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:

Business Development
Regulated Qualifications
EPA for Apprenticeships
Job Cards in construction (CPCS)
One Awards

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 or 0300 999 1177.

Further information:

Letter from Gavin Williamson CBE MP to Simon Lebus

Letter from Simon Lebus to Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP

DfE and Ofqual have launched two consultations (15th January):

GCSE, AS and A Level awarding in summer 2021

Alternative arrangements for the award of VTQs and other generals in 2021

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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Why choose NOCN Group?

As a leading education and skills charity, our focus is on social and economic mobility, not profit.

We offer:

  • A wide range of education, training and skills products and services globally.
  • Friendly, personal support by named colleagues, to make your life easier.
  • Flexible products and services offer to suit training providers, employers and learners, delivered remotely and within centres.
  • A partnership approach with centres, suppliers and stakeholders, working together to build future skills.
  • Stringent internal quality procedures, to uphold standards in education and skills

Finally, we are a Leader in Diversity and Investor In People, because our people matter as much as yours.

How can we help you?

NOCN Group can assist with a variety of education and skills services, including regulated qualifications, apprenticeship services (including EPA), bespoke accreditation, educational & skills support training, and consultancy & research.

We have new digital skills qualifications, and updated construction qualifications.

Find out more

To find out more and discuss your requirements please complete our enquiry form and a member of our dedicated international team will be in touch.