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Christmas Closure and Registration Submission Dates

Christmas Closure and Registration Submission Dates

The One Awards office will be closed from 4:30pm on Friday 21st December 2018, and re-open at 9:00am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

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How did we do - Registration and Certification Standards

How did we do - Registration and Certification Standards

We are pleased to provide the Registration and Certification standards for August to October 2018.

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One Awards are delighted to welcome our new Senior Business Development Manager

One Awards are delighted to welcome our new Senior Business Development Manager

One Awards are delighted to welcome our new Senior Business Development Manager, Roger Guy

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Could you be a befriender or Peer Mentor with Escape Family Support?

Could you be a befriender or Peer Mentor with Escape Family Support?

ESCAPE Family Support are looking for befrienders and peer mentors to help individuals across Northumberland.

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How did we do in July 2018 - Registration and Service Standards

How did we do in July 2018 - Registration and Service Standards

In July 2018, our average turnaround time for registration and certification was one day.

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One Awards Joins NOCN Group

One Awards Joins NOCN Group

One Awards and NOCN recently signed a subsidiary agreement which came into effect on 1 August 2018. One Awards is now a subsidiary of the NOCN Group. This move will widen the NOCN Group offer to the FE market to include Access to HE, regulated qualifications, Functional Skills and apprentice end point assessments.

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How did we do in June 2018 - Registration and Service Standards

How did we do in June 2018 - Registration and Service Standards

In June 2018, our average turnaround time for registration and certification was one day.

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Swan Lodge Tutor Wins Festival of Learning Award

Swan Lodge Tutor Wins Festival of Learning Award

Sonia Ritchie-Park BEM from Sunderland has been announced as winner of the Festival of Learning Tutor Award 2018 for her exceptional achievements in adult learning. This award recognises inspirational teaching and training professionals who have supported learner to go on and lead successful and rewarding lives.

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How did we do in April 2018 Registration Service Standards

How did we do in April 2018 Registration Service Standards

In April 2018, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and two days for certification

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How did we do in March 2018? Registration Service Standards

How did we do in March 2018? Registration Service Standards

In March 2018, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and two days for certification.

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One Awards to join NOCN Group

One Awards to join NOCN Group

One Awards are delighted to announce that from 1 August 2018 One Awards will join the NOCN Group. This move will widen the NOCN Group offer to the FE market to include Access to HE, regulated qualifications, Functional Skills and apprentice end point assessments.

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How did we do in February 2018? Registration Service Standards

How did we do in February 2018? Registration Service Standards

In February 2018, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and two days for certification.

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One Awards welcomes new Managing Director

One Awards welcomes new Managing Director

We are delighted to announce that following an extensive recruitment process before Christmas, Fabienne Bailey has joined One Awards as Managing Director. Fabienne has 18 years’ experience in the education and training sector along with 10 years’ senior management experience within the learning and skills environment and may already know many of you in the sector.

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From the chill of Yorkshire to tropical Trinidad and Tobago

From the chill of Yorkshire to tropical Trinidad and Tobago

Phlebotomy Training Services form an international quality affiliation with Trinidad and Tobago.

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How did we do in November? Registration Service Standards

How did we do in November? Registration Service Standards

In November 2017, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and one day for certification.

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How did we do in May? Registration Service Standards

How did we do in May? Registration Service Standards

In May 2017, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and one day for certification.

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Learner Achievements at North Tyneside Disability Forum

Learner Achievements at North Tyneside Disability Forum

Learners at North Tyneside Disability Forum recently celebrated learners achieving One Awards Level 2 Speech To Text Using Voice Recognition Software.

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DISC wins “Heart of the Community” Award

DISC wins “Heart of the Community” Award

Newton Aycliffe-based charity DISC has won a prestigious award proving it was at the “Heart of the Community”

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QuartzWeb Update

QuartzWeb Update

From Tuesday 21st March 2017, when you log into QuartzWeb you should see that the layout and look of our system has changed.

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Apprenticeship reforms under scrutiny at One Awards Annual General Meeting

Apprenticeship reforms under scrutiny at One Awards Annual General Meeting

The future of apprenticeships and the impact that changes in government legislation will have on employers and training providers came under the spotlight at One Awards Annual General Meeting.

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Welcome to our new organisations

Welcome to our new organisations

We would like to welcome the following organisations who have recently gained approval.

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It’s a Mobile World! – and Stockton Riverside College aim to equip learners for the journey

It’s a Mobile World! – and Stockton Riverside College aim to equip learners for the journey

Following the recent review, Ofsted was asked, among other things, to evaluate the extent to which Learning Providers teach Students to adopt safe and responsible practices in using new technologies; in response increased demand from our members, One Awards have developed a suite of accredited units from Entry Level 1 through to Level 2 aimed at addressing this need.

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How did we do in January? Registration Service Standards

How did we do in January? Registration Service Standards

In January 2017, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and one day for certification.

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Success Stories

Success Stories

We would love to hear what is happening in your organisation so we can feature your learner stories and case studies within the newsletter and on the One Awards website.

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Dates for your 2017 Diary!

Dates for your 2017 Diary!

We have several events planned for 2017, please put them in your diary:

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Tis the Season … for Arabic Dance!

Tis the Season … for Arabic Dance!

This vibrant and sensual style of dance also known as Bellydance, Egyptian dance, Middle Eastern dance, or Raqs Sharqi (Raks Sharki) is popular all over the world as an inspirational art form that enriches the lives of thousands of people.

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Welcome to our new organisations

Welcome to our new organisations

We would like to welcome the following organisations who have recently gained approval.

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New One Awards Units - The Safe use of Technologies

New One Awards Units - The Safe use of Technologies

Following the recent review, Ofsted was asked, among other things, to evaluate the extent to which Learning Providers teach Students to adopt safe and responsible practices in using new technologies; in response increased demand from our members, One Awards have developed a suite of accredited units from Entry Level 1 through to Level 2 aimed at addressing this need.

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Celebrating Learner Success at Hartlepool College

Celebrating Learner Success at Hartlepool College

Hartlepool College’s Celebration of Achievement Awards saw students scoop accolades for their outstanding work throughout 2015/16.

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The North East’s first admissions fair for mature students exceeds expectations

The North East’s first admissions fair for mature students exceeds expectations

The North East’s first Higher Education admissions fair held exclusively for adults and mature students studying the Quality Assurance Agency Access to Higher Education Diploma attracted over 300 delegates seeking a new career.

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Your Views, Your News

Your Views, Your News

One Awards e-newsletter is circulated to all our recognised centres, we welcome your comments or ideas about what you would like to be included.

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Media Savvy present Shine On

Media Savvy present Shine On

Sunderland based Community Interest Company, Media Savvy CIC, hosted their third annual ‘SHINE_On’, exhibition that celebrates' the achievements of their learners, and showcase the creative work they have produced throughout the academic year.

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New Language Units

New Language Units

​In response to increasing demands for more foreign language provision One Awards has recently developed an extensive suite of accredited units incorporating eight distinct languages

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Welcome to our new organisations

Welcome to our new organisations

We would like to welcome the following organisation who have recently gained approval.

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You said We did

You said We did

We held a consultation event in June 2016, which many of you attended and kindly contributed your thoughts and ideas at the various workshops.

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Great North Run success for One Awards

Great North Run success for One Awards

One Awards staff members Patrick Mallon and Bridget Randall successfully completed the recent Great North Run.

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Introducing our new Customer Charter and service standards

Introducing our new Customer Charter and service standards

Here at One Awards, we’re proud of our reputation for delivering outstanding customer service. But we don’t want to get complacent, so we’re always striving to improve our service to you. As part of this, we’ve introduced a new Customer Service Charter, which tells you exactly what we’ll do, and when we’ll do it by .

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One Awards joins UK's elite 11 percent

One Awards joins UK's elite 11 percent

We are thrilled to announce that One Awards has become one of the first businesses in the region to achieve Investors in People Silver with a new version of the Standard.

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The Tyne Metropolitan College Student Awards 2016

The Tyne Metropolitan College Student Awards 2016

One Awards were delighted to attend Tyne Metropolitan College Student Awards held on 30th June 2016.

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Celebrating the rising stars of the future at a Teesside College

Celebrating the rising stars of the future at a Teesside College

Top achievers from a Teesside college have been recognised in an annual awards ceremony celebrating the rising stars of the future.

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Middlesbrough College Student Awards 2016

Middlesbrough College Student Awards 2016

Student Achievements were celebrated at Middlesbrough College Student Awards held on 15th June 2016

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Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills

Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills

One Awards’ Annual General Meeting and consultation event was held at Middlesbrough College’s state of the art STEM Centre on Friday 10th June 2016.

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Welcome to our new organisations

Welcome to our new organisations

We would like to welcome the following organisation who have recently gained approval.

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How did we do in May? Registration Service Standards

How did we do in May? Registration Service Standards

In May 2016, our average turnaround time for registrations was the same day, and 1 day for certification.

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Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills Event

Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills Event

We would like to invite you to attend our Shaping One Awards Future in Learning and Skills Event and AGM to be held at Middlesbrough College STEM Centre, Dock Road, Middlesbrough, TS2 1AD on Friday June 10th 2016 from 9.30am.

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Welcome to our new Centre Recognised organisations

Welcome to our new Centre Recognised organisations

We would like to welcome the following organisations who have recently gained Centre Recognition with One Awards:

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Project Trust partners with Manchester University

Project Trust partners with Manchester University

Project Trust is delighted to announce a partnership with the University of Manchester's new BSc International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response course.

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Welcome to our New Trustees

Welcome to our New Trustees

We would like to welcome Ann Burrell, Gary Cumiskey and Chris White who have recently joined our Board of Trustees. Our Board of Trustees is responsible for the mission and strategic direction of One Awards and works closely with the management team and staff to ensure the delivery of our charitable aims.

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Congratulations to Action Foundation - the Guardian Charity Awards

Congratulations to Action Foundation - the Guardian Charity Awards

Action Foundation have been presented with the Guardian Charity Awards one of only five winners from almost 1300 entries.

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How did we do in November 2015?

How did we do in November 2015?

Excellent turnaround times in November 2015, for registration and certification

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Welcome to our new Centre Recognised organisations

Welcome to our new Centre Recognised organisations

​We would like to welcome the following organisations who have recently gained Centre Recognition with One Awards.

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Vote for Minna! - The Result

Vote for Minna! - The Result

Thank you to everyone who voted for former trustee Minna Ireland for The Guardian’s Trustee of the Year 2015.

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Welcome to our New Members

Welcome to our New Members

We would like to welcome the following new members who have been approved by our Board of Trustees.

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Welcome to our New Members

Welcome to our New Members

We would like to welcome the following new members who have been approved to deliver NOCN qualifications and One Awards units by our Board of Trustees.

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Celebration of Learning Awards 2015

Celebration of Learning Awards 2015

Life-changing achievements by delighted North East learners of all ages were celebrated in Newcastle on Friday 12 June at the One Awards Celebration of Learning Awards 2015.

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Outstanding Provision of One Awards Learning

Outstanding Provision of One Awards Learning

Winner - The Cornforth Partnership Highly Commended - Tyneside Foyer for the Home Achievement Programme

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Life changing achievements by North East learners to be celebrated

Life changing achievements by North East learners to be celebrated

​Life-changing achievements by North East learners of all ages will be celebrated in Newcastle this Friday 12 June at the Celebration of Learning Awards 2015.

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Latest Units - Understanding High Cost Credit and Credit Unions

Latest Units - Understanding High Cost Credit and Credit Unions

Do you work with adults who would benefit from learning about the implications of high-cost credit? Would those learners also benefit from understanding the role of credit unions?

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Latest Units - Workplace Skills

Latest Units - Workplace Skills

We are delighted to announce two brand new bespoke accreditation units which meet the growing need for employers to upskill their workforce with a set of essential specific skills.

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Learning is not preparation for life, learning is life itself

Learning is not preparation for life, learning is life itself

Learning is not preparation for life, learning is life itself - Celebration of Learning and AGM event at The County by Thistle, Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday June 12th from 9.30am.

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One Awards Celebration of Learning Awards 2015

One Awards Celebration of Learning Awards 2015

Nominations are open for our Celebration of Learning Awards 2015.

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Happy Birthday - One Awards is one!

Happy Birthday - One Awards is one!

On 21st March One Awards, formerly OCN North East Region, celebrated its first birthday under its new brand!

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One Awards supports National Youth Worker of the Year Awards 2015

One Awards supports National Youth Worker of the Year Awards 2015

One Awards helped celebrate the many contributions made to the welfare, personal and social development of young people at the 8th National Youth Worker of the Year Awards, hosted by YouthLink Scotland.

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Winners all round for One Awards

Winners all round for One Awards

At the Community Learning Awards in Co Durham on Friday 6th February, the organisation was delighted to celebrate the fantastic achievements of learners of all ages throughout the region.

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Unit of the Month - November 2014

Unit of the Month - November 2014

We have hundreds of accredited units available within our unit bank, see what has been chosen as Unit on the Month for November 2014

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Cleveland Police Emergency courses now nationally accredited by One Awards

Cleveland Police Emergency courses now nationally accredited by One Awards

​One Awards has recently awarded Steria, who works in partnership with Cleveland Police, national accreditation of five new Emergency Planning courses. As a result, Steria’s Emergency Planning courses are already being taught and implemented in UK industry, in educational establishments and in police forces up and down the country

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DCC Strategic Youth Work Team Learner Celebration

DCC Strategic Youth Work Team Learner Celebration

Learners from Durham County Council Youth Work Strategic Team were presented with their certificates at a celebratory event.

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Age UK County Durham Win National Lottery Stars Award

Age UK County Durham Win National Lottery Stars Award

Age UK County Durham’s programme “Come Eat Together” - with an integral “Healthy Eating for Older People” Level 1 Course, accredited by One Awards - has beaten off 750 national projects and six other finalists to win Best Health Project 2014.

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New Forms

New Forms

New Forms - please use!

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Learn About.... with One Awards Bespoke Accreditation

Learn About.... with One Awards Bespoke Accreditation

"Learn About…” leaflets offer examples of how One Awards units can be combined to create comprehensive and coherent programmes of learning.

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Unit of the Month - July 2014

Unit of the Month - July 2014

We have hundreds of accredited units available within our unit bank, see what has been chosen as Unit on the Month for July 2014

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Project Trust University Success

Project Trust University Success

Educational charity Project Trust is celebrating a landmark success, as for the first time one of its volunteers has been accepted into university on the strength of an application using their new One Awards (formerly OCN North East Region) accredited programme.

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