Our Strategic Partnership with NCFE
We work with Awarding Body NCFE to provide transformative skills solutions for our overseas clients.
NCFE is a leading provider of educational services and charity. As a not-for-profit organisation that aims to promote and advance learning, NCFE has been at the forefront of technical and vocational education for over 170 years, supporting millions of learners to progress to the next stage of their lives. As an awarding organisation, NCFE designs develops and certificates diverse, nationally recognised vocational and technical qualifications and awards in various sectors. NCFE qualifications are high quality and offer innovative resources and e-learning technology solutions to support delivery. NCFE is also a specialist in the assessment of qualifications and an approved End-Point Assessment Organisation for apprenticeships.
NCFE is a national awarding organisation offering over 500 qualifications at different levels and in various subject areas. NCFE recognise the skills, knowledge and understanding a learner achieves at their specific levels of capability and in a particular subject.
About Chichester College Group (CCG)
Chichester College Group's make colleges make us the largest provider of further education in Sussex. With 2,500 staff, over 25,000 British students, tens of thousands of Anglia Exams takers and hundreds of International students annually, we take great pride in our quality of provision. Our subsidiaries include Anglia Examinations, in over 40 countries, delivering thousands of English as a foreign language exams. In addition, we provide nursery school facilities via our chain of First Steps Nurseries. We have a proven track record of delivering vocational training solutions and work with a wide range of employers in the UK, providing apprenticeship and training programmes.
Our mission is to "change lives through learning". We are part of a consortium delivering the UK government's Strategic Development Fund and work collaboratively with many stakeholders ranging from local and national governments, Edtech companies, employers large and small and development agencies worldwide.
Working Together for Transformational Skills Solutions
By working in partnership, NCFE and CCG can provide a broad range of services. Coupling CCG's hands-on teaching experience and expertise across a wide range of disciplines with NCFEs leading reputation as a forward-thinking awarding body enable us to share best practice and help transform your skills and needs into innovative, sustainable solutions. Both organisations are deeply committed to a shared agenda of transformational skills. We aim to provide an end-to-end solution to institutions and governments intent on transitioning their workforces in readiness for a sustainable future.
The Benefits of Partnering with us
|Heritage: NCFE (founded 1848), Chichester (1964); together, we offer stability, resilience, quality of teaching and robust assessment capabilities. We believe that no learner should be left behind.
|Integrity: Our partnership is founded on the ethos of transparency and integrity. Both organisations have leading reputations, and we will never compromise our commitment to quality and honesty.
|Resilience and Adaptation: Disruptive technologies, climate change, pandemics and changing demographics require skills solutions that are brave, innovative and able to anticipate society's changing needs. We will be audacious, resilient and determined in our dealings with you.
|Quality & rigour: CCG is rated Ofsted Outstanding, and NCFE is ranked by the Sunday Times as one of the top 100 employers to work for in the UK. The UK Government recognises pathfinder programmes, such as T- Levels and the Strategic Development Fund, for development and roll-out.
|Innovation: We acknowledge that the world is changing fast and that our solutions must be adaptive and embody the spirit of continuous improvement. We embrace digital technologies, cutting-edge pedagogical practice and world-class quality assurance schemes.
|Shared Ethical Values: NCFE and CCG are both educational charities. We deeply desire to help every individual achieve their full potential throughout their lifetime. We put quality before profits; we have no shareholders and reinvest our surpluses into improving learning experiences for all.
|Checks & Balances: By working together, we will provide robust solutions whereby CCG shapes skills programmes and learning solutions with the confidence that NCFE is on hand to guide us in assessing and validating the bespoke solutions we craft for our partners.
|Domain Experts: We are educators, teachers, trainers, examiners and assessors. We are passionate about the transformative power of lifelong learning. Every year CCG develops 25,000 students and NCFE certificates XXX learners per annum.
|Action-focused thought leadership: We keep ahead of the curve to provide you with current and emerging skills solutions that are scalable, sustainable and adaptive.
|Leveraging our shared networks: We don't pretend to have all the answers; we are committed to learning ourselves and brave enough to admit that we don't have all the answers. We commit to working with you in the spirit of true partnership. We operate at the very centre of the British education system. We can draw on the expertise of various stakeholders ranging from government contacts, regulatory bodies, membership organisations, schools, colleges, universities and employers.
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