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 nocn@nocn.org.uk 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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ESOL Skills for Life

NOCN ESOL Skills for Life is a package of English language resources for UK colleges and learning providers.

Our qualifications offer an enjoyable and rewarding learning experience for students who want to develop their English language skills.

NOCN ESOL improves lives and enhances career prospects, with many learners progressing onto further study or employment. The world leading qualifications are used successfully by colleges and training providers nationwide.

Features

  • English Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening
  • Entry Level 1, 2, 3 and Level 1, 2
  • Assessments available on demand and accessible online
  • Samples and live assessments available
  • Clear and simple marking schemes
  • Assessment contextualisation available by request to NOCN
  • Internally marked, externally quality assured
  • Competitively priced, no fixed terms