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News Archive 2014

NOCN Customer Satisfaction Survey draw presentation

NOCN Customer Satisfaction Survey draw presentation

Carol Kidner, Exams and Data Officer at Abbey Hill Academy, Stockton on Tees completed the recent NOCN customer satisfaction survey and was selected as the lucky recipient of a Kindle Voyager.

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Joining forces to give credit where credits due

Joining forces to give credit where credits due

NOCN, the first awarding organisation to create and establish the credit based learning system in the UK, has signed a partnership agreement with ONE Awards, Agored Cymru and OCN Northern Ireland to ensure that ‘credit’ based learning and accreditation, with recognition of prior learning, remains part of the education and training system in the UK.

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QCF Units confirmed for funding 2014-2015

QCF Units confirmed for funding 2014-2015

QCF Units confirmed for funding as part of the single adult skills budget (2014/15)

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Bridging the Construction Skills Gap

Bridging the Construction Skills Gap

Article on how Heritage Craft Alliance based in Bedale, North Yorkshire and One Awards are working together to help bridge the construction skills gap.

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Independent Living Qualifications funded for 2014-15

Independent Living Qualifications funded for 2014-15

The suite of NOCN Independent Living (QCF) qualifications have been confirmed for funding during 2014-15.

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Recently approved NOCN Qualifications

Recently approved NOCN Qualifications

Information on NOCN Qualifications recently approved by Ofqual

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Are you ready for the changes to the CSCS Green Card?

Are you ready for the changes to the CSCS Green Card?

From 1st July 2014 the green Construction Site Operative (CSO) card will no longer be issued. There will be a new green CSCS card, only available for people working in labouring occupations.

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Funding for NOCN Qualifications 2014 - 2015

Funding for NOCN Qualifications 2014 - 2015

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) is now updating its catalogue of funded qualifications on a monthly basis, with the most recent update available from 25 April 2014.

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