All NOCN Recognised Centres are required to operate a robust Quality Assurance System which supports the delivery of accredited courses.
Quality Assurance Systems will vary between organisations and will be defined by their individual circumstances.
However, irrespective of the type of organisation, all Quality Assurance Systems must incorporate:
An organisation’s Quality Assurance System will be discussed during the Centre Recognition process to ensure that it meets our requirements.
Monitoring of this process is undertaken by experienced External Verifiers, who arrange quality assurance visits appropriate to the needs of each Recognised Centre.
Further information can be found in the Centre Handbook, which is available to Recognised Centres on your SharePoint site.
Once a learner portfolio has been externally verified, we have found that the certificate arrived within weeks. This is a huge improvement on other awarding bodies which would usually take months