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Introduction to our Qualifications

Open College Network West Midlands is a national and international Ofqual-regulated awarding organisation authorised to develop and award regulated qualifications.

National Recognition

~ Exceptional qualifications that change lives ~

Click on the image links below to find out more information about the range of qualifications we offer.

Building and Construction

Arts and Humanities

Animal Care and Training

Agriculture and Horticulture

Business and Enterprise

Catering, Hospitality & Leisure

Childcare and Education

Cyber, Digital and ICT


Engineering and Manufacturing

Health, Science and Social Care

Life and Work Skills

Retail and Commercial Services

Featured Qualifications:

  • Level 6 Diploma in Veterinary Physiotherapy with Hydrotherapy

    The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with a higher-level knowledge of small animal hydrotherapy and physiotherapy, and to qualify as a small animal physiotherapist.

    Read more here

  • Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Conductor Assistant

    This qualification is aimed at those learners currently working in conductive education who have previously completed the Level 3 Certificate in Conductive Education, or who have three years’ experience working alongside a qualified Conductor and wish to progress to Higher Level Conductor Assistant status.

    Read more here

  • Level 3 Diploma in Biodynamic Ecology

    This qualification is based around the study of a particular method of farming known as biodynamics. Learners will need a placement on a biodynamic farm or holding.

    It also provides learners with the opportunity and attributes to work with people with differing educational and developmental needs in a therapeutic context through land-based activities.

    Read more here

The Learner Journey



Funded qualifications

See our Funding page for more information on our funded qualifications.

Qualification Approval

If you want to receive approval to deliver any of our qualifications, please complete and submit a Qualification Approval Form.


Access to HE

Open College Network West Midlands is also licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) to award Access to Higher Education Diplomas.


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