Approved Centres

In this section you will find all the information you need to become an approved centre, if you are already approved you’ll find centre support documentation and OAL Centre Portal Guides.

If you are interested in taking any of our qualifications you will find information on all our approved centres.

Why us?

Occupational Awards expects the highest standards from its staff in the delivery of customer service. We aim to provide the best possible service to support our customers at all stages of the qualifications process.
Our qualifications are developed from, or related to, National Occupational Standards to ensure that they accurately reflect the skills needed to work effectively in specific occupations and industries.
As a regulated Awarding Organisation, we are passionate about providing qualifications that are relevant to the needs of employers and learners. Our qualifications help people to develop the skills and knowledge they need to progress at work.

If you want something different, you have to do something different…

Providers and employers choose to deliver skills impact using OAL qualifications Become an OAL Approved Centre today and you will be able to deliver our high quality, industry defined qualifications throughout the UK.OAL Approved Centres enjoy:

  • Access to and support from the best industry experienced team of External Quality Assurers
  • Being involved in qualification development, including bespoke/employer specific qualifications
  • Friendly and supportive customer services team to help you when you need it
  • An easy life by accessing our smart online portal
  • Working with an industry based organisation that understands industry
[testimonials design="classic" backgroundcolor="" textcolor="" random="yes" class="" id=""][testimonial name="Lorraine Jameson Head of Business and Quality Assurance" avatar="none" image="" image_border_radius="" company="Webs Training" link="" target="_self"]It is a pleasure to work alongside the professional supportive staff of OAL. Webs have recently applied to deliver a number of accredited short courses through OAL and are looking forward to offering these within the furniture industry.[/testimonial][testimonial name="Jon Gibson - Managing Director" avatar="none" image="" image_border_radius="" company="Didac Ltd" link="" target="_self"]Didac decided to move their qualification offer to OAL to ensure that the current and future qualifications remain robust and continue to meet needs of industry and their learners. Since becoming approved, OAL have continued to impress us as a provider.[/testimonial][/testimonials]
[testimonials design="classic" backgroundcolor="#ffffff" textcolor="#13a0ab" random="yes" class="" id=""][testimonial name="Lorraine Jameson - Head of Business and Quality Assurance" avatar="image" image="http://www.oawards.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/webbs.jpg" image_border_radius="" company="Webs Training" link="" target="_self"]“Webs Training has been delivering training to the furniture industry for over 40 years, it is important that the training and qualifications we offer to employers meets their individual needs and keeps us at the top of the training game. We need to ensure that training is relevant to each and every individual. It is a pleasure to work alongside the professional supportive staff of OAL. Webs have recently applied to deliver a number of accredited short courses through OAL and are looking forward to offering these within the furniture industry. With these courses we are hoping to widen the offer we currently offer and help employers and individuals to continue to upskill their staff and selves alike.”[/testimonial][testimonial name="Jon Gibson - Managing Director" avatar="image" image="http://www.oawards.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/didac.jpg" image_border_radius="" company="Didac" link="" target="_self"]“Didac decided to move their qualification offer to Occupational Awards to ensure that the current and future qualifications remain robust and continue to meet needs of industry and their learners. Since becoming approved, Occupational Awards have continued to impress us as a provider, especially bringing new qualifications to the sector. One member of staff stated, “I am looking forward in working with this new Awarding Organisation, as it does what is says to the sector Occupational Awards”.[/testimonial][/testimonials]