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Open College Network Northern Ireland

OCN Northern Ireland, Sirius House, 10 Heron Road
Belfast
BT3 9LE
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.45pm

We are a national Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual to design, develop and award qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) from Entry Level to Level eight.

We are a national Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual to design, develop and award qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) from Entry Level to Level eight. As a leading learning and development body located in Belfast, we work locally, regionally and nationally.

We develop qualifications and accreditation opportunities to help meet the priorities of the Northern Ireland Assembly in supporting learners of every age in Northern Ireland, helping communities and individuals from all walks of life to gain access to the benefits of learning.  With over 19 years of experience in awarding credit in Northern Ireland, our team of specialists operates across the province providing support in curriculum development and quality assurance across all sector areas.

OCN NI has become a key player in Northern Ireland’s learning landscape. We advocate learning for all and campaign for wider participation in education and training, to promote social inclusion, encourage community transformation and foster social justice. As a significant stakeholder in education we seek to champion learning with Government and other decision makers, to influence the planning and procurement of public services.

OCN NI’s branded range of services and products include: 

  • A design service to meet needs for new and innovative qualifications
  • A consultancy service for large partners to accredit work based learning
  • Producing resources to support learning including online and virtual environments
  • Developing bespoke units to accredit customised programmes of learning
  • Tailored assessment and verification training

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Job Opportunity: Essential Skills Communication Paper Writers

Open College Network Northern Ireland

OCN NI is seeking qualified Teachers of English with at least 1 year’s teaching experience to work with our team of writers to develop Essential Skills Communication level 1 and level 2 examination papers.
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OCN NI now have a range of Creative Arts and Digital Technologies qualifications.

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OCN NI are delighted to launch our new Strategic Plan 2016-2019.

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The LEMIS+ Project is a partnership of employment service providers working collectively to deliver an employability project right across Belfast City. The partnership is led by Ashton Community Trust (ACT) working in North Belfast.

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OCN NI were delighted to attend the CO3 Leadership Awards 2016 - Celebrating Champions

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On 25th January 2016 OCN NI received communication from Ofqual and CCEA Accreditation to inform us about changes regarding how vocational qualifications will be regulated in Northern Ireland.

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We are delighted the OCN NI Level 2 Award in Information Technology Applications is now nationally recognised and ready for delivery and registration.

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OCN NI are delighted to announce our Level 1 Certificate in Recycling and Waste Management is now a nationally recognised qualification, and ready for delivery in your centre.

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Check out our Level 3 Award in Leadership in Forest Schools.

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OCN NI nominated for Qualification of the Year by FAB (Federation of Awarding Bodies).

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Type of Organisation

Business

Team

  • Matthew McCormick