About Pearson Edexcel

What is Edexcel?

Edexcel is a qualification brand for academic and generation qualifications from Pearson.

Edexcel began as an awarding organisation following the merger of London Examinations and BTEC in 1996. After Pearson became our awarding organisation in April 2013, Edexcel became a qualification brand, now standing as one of Pearson’s leading brands.

More about Edexcel's qualifications

Our qualifications, teaching and learning resources are all designed to get the best out of each and every learner.

Our Edexcel qualifications can give you a variety of options, such as:

  • setting you on the right path into employment
  • the opportunity to continue in education
  • the opportunity to undertake an Apprenticeship.

We know you have options after GCSE, including AS or A level, Applied A level, BTEC Nationals, NVQs or a BTEC Apprenticeship. And after A levels you might apply for university, BTEC Higher Nationals, BTEC Apprenticeships or take your first steps into employment.

Whatever your plans, Edexcel’s academic and general qualifications can take you in the right direction.

Find out more about certification

International customers can find out more about our degree course finder

Whether you're studying GCSEs or A levels, Principal Learning or BTEC First, training providers and educational institutions in the UK recognise the high standard of Edexcel's qualifications.

To ensure that our qualifications are accurate, consistent and meet the required standard, learners of the same ability are awarded the same grade, regardless of when they completed their course.

Understand my marks and grades

ResultsPlus is a free online results analysis tool that gives teachers a breakdown of their students’ performance on Edexcel exams.

Read more about ResultsPlus