Coronavirus update for customers

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Coronavirus update for customers

Operational Update on NOCN Group Qualifications and Services

NOCN Group offers a wide range of services including regulated qualifications, EPA for apprenticeships, Job Cards in construction, Access to HE Diplomas, bespoke accreditation, and educational and skills support training.

As you will be aware the government imposed a third national lockdown from Tuesday 5th January 2021. You will find out more operational detail on the implications for each of these services through the following links:

Business Development
Regulated Qualifications
EPA for Apprenticeships
Job Cards in construction (CPCS)
One Awards

Please note that NOCN Group will be following the guidance issued by the ESFA, IfATE, Ofqual, CCEA Regulation, QAA, and Qualifications Wales, and will update our customers as things change.

If you have any concerns or would like to discuss the impact on your centre, apprentices or learners please contact us on or 0300 999 1177.

Further information:

Letter from Gavin Williamson CBE MP to Simon Lebus

Letter from Simon Lebus to Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP

DfE and Ofqual have launched two consultations (15th January):

GCSE, AS and A Level awarding in summer 2021

Alternative arrangements for the award of VTQs and other generals in 2021

Using Xbox to Access Online Learning

It is possible for learners to access their online work from home using a gaming console. For guidance on how to do this please download the document here.

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CPCS Tester Course Dates

NOCN Job Cards are now offering a £500 bursary towards CPCS Tester Training in 2021, book with one of our approved training courses below.

Keith Cook Training

Monday 13th September 2021 (5 days)

Monday 22nd November 2021 (5 days)

Contact: KCT Reservations Tel: 01509 600 330


National Construction College (CITB)

Monday 27th September 2021 (5 days)

Monday 29 November 2021 (5 days)

Contact: NCC Reservations Tel: 0344 994 4433


Bridgwater & Taunton College

Monday 25th October 2021 (5 days)

Contact: BCT Reservations Tel: 01278 455 464


Apply for your bursary

CPCS Tester Bursary Terms & Conditions

CPCS Tester Bursary Application Form