Sector awards

Meet last year's sector winners from the BTEC Awards, and submit a nomination for your BTEC star of 2018. Before you do, double check the sector award criteria below. 

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The BTEC Awards 2018 Sector award categories are:

  • BTEC Art and Design Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Business and Enterprise Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Child and Social Care Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Construction Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Creative Media Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Engineering Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC IT and Computing Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Land-based Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Music Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Performing Arts Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Public Services Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Science Student of the Year 2018
  • BTEC Sport Student of the Year 2018
  • Nominees must be at least 14 years of age and no more than 24 years of age on the day they formally registered for their BTEC
  • Students must be nominated by a teacher/tutor or head of department or trainer associated with delivering their BTEC qualification
  • Students may not nominate themselves
  • Parents may not nominate students
  • Students must be studying or have completed either a BTEC First, a BTEC Tech Awards, a BTEC Technical, a BTEC National, a BTEC Higher National, a BTEC Apprenticeship or a BTEC Specialist Qualification
  • Student nominees must have received or be due to receive their BTEC grades between 1st June 2017 – 30th June 2018

Entrants will have achieved or be on course to achieve excellent BTEC grades. Entrants will be committed vocational students and role models. Entrants will have a strong work ethic, an excellent track record of success, well-defined goals, and will be able to demonstrate a commitment to and enthusiasm for applying that learning within their chosen sector that extends well beyond their day-to- day course requirements. Entrants will be independent thinkers and proactive learners capable of truly excelling in their chosen field.

Previous winners in this category have achieved top grades and have demonstrated extra-curricular excellence by acting as ambassadors for their sector and for BTECs in general. This may have been through receiving or being nominated for industry awards in their sector, or by demonstrating particular resilience in pursuing their BTEC and chosen career path.