As a leading AO (Awarding Organisation), NOCN serves thousands of Centres with high quality regulated vocational and technical qualifications and apprenticeships. Qualifications range from Entry to Level 7 (Masters) across a number of sectors. NOCN also endorses and quality accredits a range of training programmes for organisations and employers, to ensure their learners and employees receive high quality and robust training.
NOCN is the number one independent EPAO (End Point Assessment Organisation) in England for reformed apprenticeships (Trailblazers) with the most Government approvals to deliver apprentice End Point Assessments (EPA) in a range of key sectors, including Finance, Science, Engineering, and Construction.
NOCN also provides consultancy and research advice in the UK and Internationally for employers, professional bodies and governments. Areas of specialism include Productivity Management, Big Skills Development, and Education Policy Development, including TVET (Technical & Vocational Education & Training).
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NOCN makes apprenticeships matter and, for 30 years, has championed them as powerful vocational opportunities for learners to acquire the skills demanded by so many industries in the UK and around the world.