Certa is the new operating name for the Open College Network Yorkshire and Humber Region (OCNYHR). We  are a national Awarding Organisation committed to providing a high quality and responsive accreditation service to our Recognised Centres.

Regulated by Ofqual, Certa offers a wide range of qualifications within the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). 

Certa is also an Access Validating Agency, licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), to develop, approve and certificate Access to Higher Education Diplomas.

At Certa, we also provide our Recognised Centres with bespoke accreditation through our Customised Accreditation Service. This is particularly suitable for in-house training programmes for independent training providers and employers.

Certa offers a range of high quality training courses focussing on assessment methods and quality assurance, to support the delivery of its qualifications.

We offer an intuitive web-based Portal for Learner Registrations, backed up by knowledgeable, helpful and friendly staff.