BTEC CCLD funding information for Wales only

Mon Feb 25 16:24:00 UTC 2013

The following BTEC Children’s Care, Learning and Development qualifications will continue to be eligible for funding in Wales from September 2013:

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Qualification Level Qualification size Qualification Number
BTEC Level 2 First Certificate 100/6243/9
BTEC Level 2 First Diploma* 100/6244/0 
BTEC Level 3 National Award 500/1814/0 
BTEC Level 3 National Certificate* 500/1813/9 
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma* 500/1812/7 

* These qualifications will also continue to be recognised on the 'Accepted List of Qualifications for Early Years and Childcare in Wales' for learners registering before the accreditation end date, 31 December 2013. This means you can continue to deliver these BTEC qualifications with confidence.

You can see the funding status of these qualifications on the Database of Approved Qualifications for Wales at

We're in discussion with the Care Council for Wales about the successor BTEC qualifications for 2014 in the early years sector. We will of course keep you updated with any developments.

If you have any queries, please email your Subject Advisor Kate Elsmore at

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