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Keywords e.g. warehousing
Qualification Code e.g. 600/5640/X
Keywords e.g. warehousing
Unit Code e.g. Y/505/4889
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF498
Keywords e.g. warehousing
Open Awards Unit Code e.g. UA33ART12
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF521


Open Awards is a national Awarding Organisation, Access Validating Agency and End Point Assessment Organisation. We design and accredit qualifications from Entry Level to Access to Higher Education Diplomas as well as providing End Point Assessment services for Apprentices. We work with our providers, employers and learners to seek to ‘change lives through learning’.

Due to rotational retirement we now have Trustee vacancies.

We are looking for people who care about learning and helping people reach their potential. Training will be given on our legal and regulatory requirements but some experience or knowledge would be useful. We are particularly looking for people with a knowledge of Apprenticeships and/or Technology including Artificial Intelligence, systems building and advanced analysis. We are keen to attract people from diverse backgrounds.

The commitment is 3 half days and 1 full planning day a year with a further 3 half days for those who represent the Board on one of our committees.

For an informal chat please call Heather Akehurst, CEO on 07885451529.Application is via a short CV and short covering letter detailing your skills and experience to and  interviews will be arranged for late February 2022.

Please visit to see what we do.

There is no remuneration for this post but reasonable travel expenses paid.


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            Code of Conduct

            Strategic Plan

            Annual Accounts