Qualification news | Fri May 01 10:41:00 BST 2015

We can now confirm the final situation on funding for 19+ learners in England studying BTEC First qualifications.

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Continuity of provision for each sector

There are BTEC First qualifications available in each sector, which are funded for pre- and post-19 learners. This means that you can co-teach 16-18 and 19+ students on the same qualification, which will be funded for the academic years 2014-15 and 2015-16.

You can see a sector-by-sector list of funded qualifications below.

The only exception is in the Vehicle Technology sector where our qualifications do not meet the minimum learner threshold required to be eligible for 19+ funding.

The qualification below is funded for both 16-18 and 19+ learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

We have also extended the last registration date of this qualification until 31 August 2017.

The qualification below is funded for both 16-18 and 19+ learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16:

The qualifications below are now eligible for funding for 16-18 and 19+ learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

However, these qualifications were not approved for the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 year-olds.

Level 2 Early Education and Childcare qualifications, including all Children’s Care Learning and Development qualifications that provide progression routes to Level 3, are automatically eligible for 19+ funding.

The qualifications below are now eligible for funding for 16-18 and post-19 learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16:

The qualifications below were listed on the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 learners, and are therefore automatically eligible for funding 19+ learners for both 2014-15 and 2015-16.

They are also eligible for funding for learners aged 16-18 in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

The qualifications below were listed on the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 learners, and are therefore automatically eligible for funding for 19+ learners for both 2014-15 and 2015-16:

The qualifications below were listed on the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 learners, and are therefore automatically eligible for funding 19+ learners for both 2014-15 and 2015-16:

The qualifications below are now eligible for funding for 16-18 and 19+ learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

However, these qualifications were not approved for the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 year-olds.

The qualifications below were listed on the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 learners, and are therefore automatically eligible for funding for 19+ learners for both 2014-15 and 2015-16.

The qualifications below were listed on the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 learners, and are therefore automatically eligible for funding 19+ learners for both 2014-15 and 2015-16:

The qualifications below are now eligible for funding for 16-18 and 19+ learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

However, these qualifications were not approved for the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 year-olds.

The qualifications below are now eligible for funding for 16-18 and 19+ learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

However, these qualifications were not approved for the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 year-olds.

The qualification below is funded for both 16-18 and 19+ learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16:

The qualifications below are now eligible for funding for 16-18 and 19+ learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

However, these qualifications were not approved for the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 year-olds.

The qualifications below were listed on the Department for Education’s list of Technical Certificates for 16-19 learners, and are therefore automatically eligible for funding 19+ learners for both 2014-15 and 2015-16:

Due to low registration numbers on our Vehicle Technology qualifications, we are not able meet the threshold required for funding for 19+ learners.

However, the qualifications below are eligible for funding for 16-18 learners in 2014-15 and 2015-16: