Course Information

OCN NI Entry 3 Certificate in Vocational Skills


Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 17 September 2021
Day: Friday
Time: 09:00–15:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 5
Total Hours: 150
Fee: 151
Reduced Fee: £111.00
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator:

Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 20 September 2021
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00–15:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 6
Total Hours: 180
Fee: 148
Reduced Fee: £110.00
Places Available: 10
Course Coordinator:


The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.

Course Content

This course consists of:

  • Personal Development
  • Vocational Support
  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Optional Modules

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Catering
  • Creative Skills
  • General Life Skills
  • ICT
  • Horticulture
  • Sport and Leisure
  • Progression Opportunities

    Progress onto a higher level NOCN/OCN NI qualifications, other NOCN/OCN NI vocational courses at the same level or training programmes.