Headliners (UK) Open College Network (OCN) Accredited Courses

Headliners (UK) offer digital media, re-engagement, and pre-employment programmes to disadvantaged young people and those furthest from the labour market up to and including the age of 25. We also offer education and training destinations through our further study opportunities and Media Traineeship programme.

Headliners (UK) have Direct Claims Status (DCS) through Open College Network London (OCN London). We deliver accredited units through our Training Centres and outreach programmes.  Accumulated credits gained during our courses count towards QCF regulated awards, certificates and qualifications.


Preparation in the Creative and Digital Industries.

Craft, Creatives, Arts and Design


Introduction to Journalism Media Course - 22 Units (L1 to L3)

22 stand-alone accredited media units

Accredited achievement certificate for each unit

Introduction to Journalism and Digital Media Course – (L2),  6 Credits

Choice of 13 stand-alone accredited journalism and digital media units. Opportunity to gain further units towards:


  • OCNLR Level 2 Award in Skills for Professions in the Creative and Digital Industries. (QCF) 603/2979/8 (6 credits)


Preparation for Work and Life

Foundation for Learning and Life


Progression Course   (E3 to L1)

Choice of 22 Stand-alone accredited progression units. Can be combined to achieve one of the following awards:


  • OCNLR Entry Level Award in Progression (Entry 3) (QCF) 600/8598/8, 30GLH, 3 credits
  • OCNLR Level 1 Award in Progression (QCF) 600/8657/9, 47-60GLH, 6 credits

Personal Progress Course – (E1)

11 Stand-alone accredited Personal Progress units. Can be combined to achieve one of the following awards:

Award and Certificate

  • OCNLR Entry 1 Award in Personal Progress (QCF) 600/8271/9, 80GLH, 8 credits.
  • OCNLR Entry 1 Certificate in Personal Progress (QCF) 600/8270/7, 140GLH, 14 credits

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