Your curriculum planning starts here.

As you look ahead to next year, why not map your curriculum with NCFE and CACHE? Qualifications at a variety of levels to take your learners right through their journey into employment.
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Great news!

The Department for Education has approved our new Core Maths qualification.

This qualification will go live September 2019, get in touch below to register for updates about this qualification launch.
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Maximise your ESF contracts with short qualifications and units.

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On our dedicated website QualHub, you’ll find:

  • details on all qualifications including learning resources
  • approval forms to get started
  • offer additional qualifications
  • delivery support – from assessment windows to sample portfolios
  • quality assurance advice – prepare for and request a visit
  • online assessment support
  • direct claim status information
  • policies
  • much more.
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AEB devolution

Supporting you through the devolution evolution

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Delivering education into prisons

As the process of delivering education into prisons goes through considerable changes, NCFE is here to support you in a new and unfamiliar post-OLASS world. We understand your challenges and NCFE is able to offer an end-to-end learning solution providing the foundation for a pathway to sustainable employment.
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Functional Skills

Functional Skills qualifications give learners useful, transferable skills in English, maths and ICT. Functional Skills help learners function more confidently, effectively and independently in their work, as well as life in general.
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Key Stage 4 & V Certs

V Certs are technical alternative qualifications to GCSEs at Key Stage 4 holding Department for Education (DfE) performance points and recognised in the Progress 8 Measure.
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End-Point Assessment

We are approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency to deliver end-point assessment (EPA) for the following subject areas: Customer Service, Leadership and Management, Hospitality, Professional services and Retail.
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Accreditation and Employer Services

Our products give you Awarding Organisation (AO) recognition for your own qualifications and programmes.
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Study Programmes

Whether your learners are going on to further study or hoping to embark on a career, NCFE study programmes provide a structured and challenging learning experience, to give 16- 19 year old learners the best possible chance of success.
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Congratulations Ann Brooks OBE

Recently a Chief Examiner for CACHE, Ann has been recognised for services to the improvement of education for Early Years and Childcare practitioners nationally, and for her instrumental role in the development of CACHE. We’d like to extend our congratulations to Ann Brooks for being awarded an OBE in the 2019 New Year’s honours list.

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Fixing the Foundations – skills growth and replacement in a post-Brexit economy

With an ongoing lack of clarity around the nature of the Brexit deal which is yet to be negotiated, businesses in the UK face an uncertain future in many areas of operation, but especially in terms of their upskilling and recruitment strategies.

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#TechTakeover - Ryan's Story - A Journey from Apprentice to Software Developer

At NCFE, we are dedicated to ensuring that we create and foster an environment for our staff to enhance their skills and grow. We’re passionate about talent in the North East and want our best people to stay here, so we believe that it’s important to offer opportunities to further their career.

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