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OAL Qualifications

All our industry qualifications are developed in conjunction with National Occupational Standards, the foundation for vocational skills in the work place. Vocational Qualifications have National Occupational Standards (NOS) at their heart and are used to define the competencies an individual worker requires in order to do their job effectively and productively. NOS are developed by employers in the industry, for the industry.

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Why Us?

Occupational Awards expects the highest standards of its staff in the delivery of customer service. We aim to provide the best possible service at all times to support all of the people involved in 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 specialised industries.
As a regulated Awarding Organisation we are passionate about providing qualifications that are relevant to the needs of employers and learners, and which provide the skills and knowledge needed for both business and individuals’ successes.
[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]

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