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Top 10 reasons to choose NCFE

There’s lots of reasons to choose NCFE as your school's Awarding Organisation. Here are some of our favourites:

  1. We support achievement
    Our new combined Level 1/2 Technical Awards benefit from an average of nearly an 85% achievement rate* across NCFE V Certs. Download our latest achievement data.
  1. We support teachers
    Our resources, training and events and help ensure a smooth delivery of our qualifications, including support from our Curriculum team. Find out more about the events offered by our Curriculum team.
  1. We support progress 8
    Our V Cert Technical Awards count as part of Progress 8 so you meet the needs of all learners without sacrificing performance points. Download our latest Department for Education quick guide. [new link soon].
  1. We support PSHE
    Our PSHE offer includes teacher CPD and qualifications in Relationships, Sex and Health Education. Learn more about how we can support your PSHE lessons.
  1. We support learners
    Our Aspiration Awards are about honouring learners who’ve used V Certs to help them progress and engage with education. Read the stories from this years’ winners.
  1. We support employability.
    To ensure your learners leave school ready for the workplace, we have a range of CEAIG solutions to support them.
  1. We support English and maths.
    Our bite-sized qualifications, Functional Skills and solutions for post-16 ensure every learner leaves schools with essentials skills in English and maths. Explore our solutions for English and maths.
  1. We support administration.
    With a Net Promoter Score of +77.5, we’re regarded as one of the best in the business for customer experience, saving you valuable time. Find out what Neil Stocking, Vice Principal of Highcrest Academy had to say about working with NCFE.
  1. We support CPD.
    We partner with Learning Curve Group to bring you a range of free* Level 2 qualifications to ensure that you can continue learning too. Explore the qualifications available including Mental Health Awareness, Understanding Behaviour that Challenges and Understanding Autism.
  1. We support progression.
    Whether your learners want to go on to further study, the workplace or just aren’t sure, we have create a range of career cards to help them explore the options available. Download all of our career cards.

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*data related to spring 2019 external assessment data for schools only.

Lauren Watson
Lauren Watson
A traineeship’s power is its simple, sharp focus on employability and employment. Where other education and training programmes might build the technical skills, knowledge and behaviours a learner needs for a sustained career in a given sector, traineeships help young people smash through the more immediate barrier of finding, getting and keeping a job. Take a look at our five top tips for traineeship triumphs!
Janine Oliver
Janine Oliver
NCFE is an educational charity with the core purpose to ‘promote and advance learning, helping to create a fairer, more inclusive society’. Our primary concern is the opportunities and outcomes that learners achieve in their learning, career and in life.
News Article
News Article
In a time when the attainment gap is widening, exacerbated by the disruption to education during the pandemic, it’s particularly important to focus on the actions we can all take to make education inclusive for those from all backgrounds, situations, and underrepresented groups.
Daniel Howard
Daniel Howard
In June each year, LGBTQ+ communities come together worldwide to honour the Stonewall uprising in 1969, and to promote equal justice and equal opportunity. Of course, simply changing a logo will not result in real change. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion – and driving access to and equality of education for all – goes far beyond this.
Case Study
Case Study
Samantha Dowling, Head of Life Skills at Y Pant Comprehensive School, shares insight into how NCFE’s Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity is helping pupils to challenge stereotypes.