ODAG Consultants Ltd. are an independent skills, education and workforce development consultancy with a focus on digital technology and advanced engineering skills. We provide a wide range of consultancy services for national strategies, regional developments and local programmes in vocational education, apprenticeships and higher education.

Our aim is to support the design, implementation and delivery of skills initiatives, educational programmes and curriculum that are dedicated to delivering high quality learning, engaging learners and reflecting the needs of employers across the UK. We have detailed knowledge and expertise of UK wide standards and frameworks at all levels as they relate to specific national contexts (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales).

Current projects in 2021 include:

National Occupational Standards (NOS) – Digital technology

UK NOS Governance Board

  • IT User
  • Digital Accessibility
  • Data Protection
  • Digital Forensics
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Software Engineering




Advanced Engineering CPD Programme Development and Delivery

DfE Emerging Skills programme for Industrial Digitalisation in advanced manufacturing

  • Connected systems for inventory and asset management
  • Industrial digitalisation project

UWE – West of England Institute of Technology

  • Introduction to Digital Twin

Scotland Digital Technology Apprenticeship Framework Development

Skills Development Scotland

  • Technical author for the new range of Digital Technology apprenticeships at SCQF levels 5, 6 and 8

Wales Digital Technology Apprenticeship Framework Reviews

Welsh Government

  • Review of the range of Digital Technology apprenticeships at levels 2, 3 and 4
  • Review of new proposals for engineering and advanced manufacturing degree apprenticeships in Wales


ODAG are the developers of the UK Digital National Occupational Standards (NOS) for IT.

Please contact us if you are interested in these developments



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