Why nominate


At Pearson, we are continually encouraged by the hard work, perseverance and accomplishments of our learners and teachers. That's why for the last 8 years we have officially recognised these achievements through the BTEC awards. Nominating a student, teacher or education provider for a reward provides you with the opportunity to reward the successes of phenomenal BTEC students and colleagues.

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There are a varying number of categories which includes sector as well as overall awards. From the winners of each of the categories, one student will be named student of the year where they will be awarded with a £1,000 cash prize. This year, this award went to Rachna Udasi. Find out more about her story below.

Nominating a student or colleague is life changing. Don’t just take our word for it, read what some of this year's winner say about being nominated and winning a BTEC Award:

“I am so happy to have won this award, I never could have imagined it! I’ve always worked hard to get the best results because I believed I should, but to be recognised for it feels so amazing; I can’t even put it into words.”
Feven Zeray, BTEC Adult Learner of the Year


“This award is an accumulation of a lot of hard work, long hours and dedication over the past 3 years - I wouldn’t change any of it. This is my greatest accolade to date and I am privileged that my recent efforts at work, college and external institutions have been recognised by BTEC.”
Thomas Coleman, BTEC Apprentice of the Year 19+


“Receiving this outstanding accolade is a testament to the hard work and dedication of staff at Leeds College of Building, and we are delighted this is being recognised and showcased on a national platform.”
Ian Billyard, CEO & Principal at Leeds College of Building, BTEC Apprentice Provider of the Year


"Winning this incredibly prestigious award gives me confidence, and opportunities to be successful in the future. Thank you!"
Alison Healey, BTEC Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Student of the Year 2018


Your nomination is the start to an amazing journey:

 Find out what some of our previous winners have gone on to achieve.

Nominations for the 2019 awards will open in November.

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