Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1849
  • Website:
    https://www.ncfe.org.uk/
  • Contact
    • Quorum , NCFE, Q6, QUORUM BUSINESS PARK, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, United Kingdom, NE12 8BT

About NCFE

NCFE is a national awarding organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach.

Their culture is focused on building high performing teams, they like their colleagues to work smart and have real pride in the outcomes they achieve.

NCFE want to ensure that their colleagues achieve a healthy work/life balance. With this in mind, they offer additional annual leave, a generous pension entitlement, flexible working and flexi-time schemes along with a healthcare plan to help keep employees engaged and healthy.

The organisation works very hard to ensure colleagues are stretched in their roles but not to the point where the balance tips into stress. They offer a range of initiatives and policies which aim support colleagues around wellbeing. Some of these initiatives include: a dedicated wellbeing team to promote events and best practice; a wellbeing room for quiet relaxation and a mentoring scheme so colleagues have someone to turn to for advice on work related matters.


What is it like to work for NCFE

My Manager
My Manager
NCFE have launched a High Potential Development programme in partnership with an external provider. Candidates have been identified through the end of year succession planning process. The programme includes workshops, 1:1 coaching, small group coaching and completion of a strategic organisation wide project. 
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
NCFE provide employees with free qualifications with Learning Curve Group up to Level 2, which is also available to friends and families of NCFE employees.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
NCFE provide employees with £200 for personal development. This continues to be a very popular initiative with a 100% uptake. 

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Earning £35,000+:

    25%

  • Male : Female:

    36% / 64%

  • Average Age:

    38

  • Staff:

    453

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