Higher Nationals Newsletter January 2022

Thu Jan 13 09:00:00 UTC 2022

BTEC Awards and other updates about BTEC Higher Nationals.

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Submit your APMR by 28 Jan

All centres delivering BTEC Higher Nationals are required to submit the Annual Programme Monitoring Review (APMR) every year. The Review for 2020-21 academic year is due by 28 January 2022.

We changed the way you submit the Review, with each centre given a unique link to an online form. If you'd like to check the status of your submission or haven't received a link from us, please contact us at hnqa@pearson.com

BTEC Awards are live!

Nominations are open for our annual BTEC Awards, allowing you to celebrate achievements of your learners, educators and providers. You can submit your nominations by 25 March 2022.

Learn more about the BTEC Awards

Read our guide to nominations

Complete a nomination form

Updates you may have missed

What next, after an HNC/HND?

In this online session, we’ll be providing information that you can share with your students about routes into further undergraduate study, employment, and benefits from professional bodies. 

You'll hear from Coventry University, the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) and one of our HN Ambassadors about potential different progression opportunities.

Register now, 25 January, 9am

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For students interested in the VFX industry

The UK VFX industry is looking for new talent. Are your students aged between 12-21 years old? Pearson College London are running two exciting new Virtual Roadshows to help students get their foot in the creative industries (they don't need to be PCL students to attend).

Find out how to register

Your CPD options in 2022

We offer a range of training to help you develop your skills and deliver BTEC Higher Nationals with confidence. You can choose from online self-paced training or live online sessions. We also offer bespoke solutions for centres with  specific needs through our centre based training.

Live online sessions

We offer a range of training across our subject areas with the upcoming training provision for January to June 2022 live on our website.

> Explore upcoming training

Centre based training

If you've found a session you'd like to attend, but it's not on a date/time that is convenient, our centre based offering can offer you more flexibility.

> Find out more

Upcoming sessions delivered to your inbox

We send a monthly round up of upcoming training sessions to our newsletter subscribers. Please let us know if you'd like to receive these by updating your subscription - just check the relevant boxes in the 'Area of interest' section.

Helping students improve their English skills

We launched the English Skills Zone last month, so it's brand new. These resources are designed to help students not only with academic writing but also spelling and grammar, and workplace skills.

Ambassador spotlight: Ben Samuel

After completing a level 3 apprenticeship in joinery, Ben Samuel studied a Higher National Diploma in Construction at Hull College. As well as working for Hobson and Porter in Yorkshire as a Site Manager, he is currently completing a BSc in Construction Management.

Find out more about Ben

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