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).
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 is also an Access Validating Agency, licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), to develop, approve and certificate Access to Higher Education Diplomas.
We offer an intuitive web-based Portal for Learner Registrations, backed up by knowledgeable, helpful and friendly staff.
Access course helps Jessica change career and impact lives10 February 2014
Despite not having a strong record of academic achievement whilst growing up, the OCNYHR Access to HE Course supported Jessica in changing careers to pursue her ambition of a career in helping others.
Access to H.E. Diploma: A life changing experience for Cara Ellis31 January 2014
Cara Ellis enrolled on the Access to H.E. Diploma at East Riding College in 2009, which has proven to have been the best life decision she has made. Read her inspiring story as she considers whether her next step should be a PhD!
OCNYHR Work Preparation Qualifications are available in the following vocational areas: • Building and Construction • Business and Administration • Creative Industries • Engineering • Health and Social Care • ICT • Land-Based Industries • Leisure and Tourism • Service Industries or a Generic Vocational PathwayFind out more