NOCN And North West Skills Academy Develop The Construction Industry’s Workforce Of The Future

NOCN and North West Skills Academy Develop the construction industry’s workforce of the future

For nearly a decade NOCN and North West Skills Academy Ltd have worked to develop nearly 3,500 learners and counting, across the UK construction industry.

NOCN are one of the UK’s largest construction awarding organisations offering a broad range of competence (NVQ) and training qualifications, and have adopted a flexible partnership approach, with one of their leading training centres North West Skills Academy Ltd.

North West Skills Academy deliver specialist and heritage qualifications from Entry Level to Level 6 including: bricklaying, painting and decorating, plant operations, trowel trades, wood occupations, and many more. Construction skills are vital for the UK economy, and the industry offers workers rich opportunities for advancement, and career development.

Since becoming an approved Centre in 2013, North West Skills Academy Ltd has become a leading example in best practice, with an impressive record for quality. Samuel Riley, CEO at North West Skills Academy explained, “NOCN are our preferred awarding body choice for majority of the Construction qualifications we offer for a number of reasons. Our employers and learners recognise the modern brand and want to be associated with it. The quality assurance team at NOCN are thorough and it gives us a great sense of pride to know we have always maintained a clean bill of health. The NOCN quality assurance team is always responsive and keen to support our learners needs.”.

Cliff Pooley, NOCN Business Development Manager Construction (North) added, “It is great to partner with North West Skills Ltd who put the heart of learners needs at everything they do. Samuel and the team ensure quality is a key priority for all their qualifications, working with our Quality Assurance team to maintain their high standards.”

To find out more about North West Skills Academy Ltd and their range of NOCN competence (NVQ) and training qualifications visit: