NOCN has been creating opportunities through learning and skills development for over 30 years.
NOCN Group is an educational charity whose core aims are to help learners reach their potential and organisations thrive. The group includes business units specialising in regulated UK and international qualifications, End Point Assessment, Access to Higher Education, assured short courses, SMART job cards, assessment services, consultancy, and research.
NOCN’s heritage, rooted in upskilling workers for redeployment in industrial Britain, informs their social mobility agenda, and their charitable status drives their purpose and activity.
NOCN is proud to be the very first awarding organisation to be given the 'Leader in Diversity' award by the National Centre for Diversity, a leader in promoting equality for all in the UK and also recognised by Ofqual, CCEA and the Welsh Government, working with a number of strategic partners in the UK and internationally.
NOCN Group provides skills and education consultancy and research advice across multiple sectors including education and training in the UK and internationally for employers, professional bodies and governments.