• SPONSORED: Search for providers to support India’s skills development

    NOCN Group has launched a nationwide search for UK organisations that can provide technical and implementation support for skill development in India. The government-backed “mapping exercise”, overseen by the leading UK awarding and apprenticeship assessment organisation, will identify organisations with the “capacity, ability and willingness to provide technical and implementation support” across the subcontinent. The

    15.00 Dec. 12th, 2017 | News

  • Institute for Apprenticeships remains the favourite option for EQA

    The Institute for Apprenticeships continues to be the dominant external quality assurance (EQA) provider of choice for most Trailblazer groups – even though it describes itself as the “option of last resort”. As a result, concerns are deepening across the sector that the government’s own EQA regulator is regulating itself, a situation that Graham Hasting-Evans, managing

    17.23 Aug. 21st, 2017 | News

  • NOCN expanding through new acquisition

    Expansion is on the cards this summer for awarding organisation NOCN, with a new acquisition from the Construction Industry Training Board, which it claims will transform it into one of the biggest AOs in the UK. Cskills Awards, currently a division of the CITB, will officially move to NOCN on August 1 and will bring

    0.01 May. 26th, 2017 | News