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The Open College Network Northern Ireland (OCN NI) is the UK recognised Awarding Organisation based in Northern Ireland. We offer qualifications from Entry Level to Level Five.

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Daniel Forde Named ‘Overall SRC Student of the Year’
30 September 2021

Daniel Forde Named ‘Overall...

Engineering student Daniel Forde, has been awarded the inaugural ti...

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27,000 LEARNERS RECEIVE VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONs FROM OCN
11 August 2021

27,000 LEARNERS RECEIVE VOC...

OCN CEO shines a light on the “sometimes forgotten” vocational lear...

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Vocational and technical qualification results 2021
09 August 2021

Vocational and technical qu...

Vocational and technical qualification results 2021 Information

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OCN NI ANNOUNCES LEARNING ENDEAVOUR AWARD WINNERS
02 June 2021

OCN NI ANNOUNCES LEARNING E...

OPEN COLLEGE NETWORK NI (OCN NI), an educational charity and awardi...

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Learning Endeavour Awards 2021 Shortlist Announcement
18 May 2021

Learning Endeavour Awards 2...

OPEN COLLEGE NETWORK NI (OCN NI) has revealed the shortlist for its...

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OCN NI Strikes GOLD with Investors in People
12 May 2021

OCN NI Strikes GOLD with In...

OPEN COLLEGE NETWORK NI (OCN NI) has been awarded ‘We invest in peo...

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New Centre and Internal Verifier Training

New centres are required to attend OCN NI New Centre and Internal Verifi...

Date

28 October 2021

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Internal Verifier Training

This training session is for anyone who will be acting as an Internal Ve...

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28 October 2021

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Assessment Training

This training session highlights evidence requirements at different leve...

Date

11 November 2021

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New Centre and Internal Verifier Training

New centres are required to attend OCN NI New Centre and Internal Verifi...

Date

23 November 2021

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Internal Verifier Training

This training session is for anyone who will be acting as an Internal Ve...

Date

23 November 2021

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Assessment Training

This training session highlights evidence requirements at different leve...

Date

03 December 2021

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New Centre and Internal Verifier Training

New centres are required to attend OCN NI New Centre and Internal Verifi...

Date

10 December 2021

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Internal Verifier Training

This training session is for anyone who will be acting as an Internal Ve...

Date

10 December 2021

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Assessment Training

This training session highlights evidence requirements at different leve...

Date

10 January 2022

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New Centre and Internal Verifier Training

New centres are required to attend OCN NI New Centre and Internal Verifi...

Date

21 January 2022

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Internal Verifier Training

This training session is for anyone who will be acting as an Internal Ve...

Date

21 January 2022

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