January 2024 Construction update

9 January 2024

Happy new year! 

I hope that you have had a fantastic break over the holidays. Here is your January update to keep you up to date and link you to the information you may require. 

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BTEC Tech Award 2022 updates

Pearson set assignments for June 2024 awarding were released on 8 January on the website. You can access these from the course materials section of the qualification page. 

Past training recordings and bitesize videos to support teaching, learning and assessment can be accessed from the qualification pages. Please check the blue ribbon for the training link.

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Date Activity/Event
08 January 2024 Release of Pearson-Set Assignments for internally assessed components 2 and 3 (May/June 2024 series)
18 January 2024, pm Component 1 (BCB03) exam - January series
26 January 2024 Deadline for amending marks following moderator feedback (where necessary) for internal assessments from December/January series
21 February 2024 Learner entries for internal and external assessments (May/June 2024 series)
15 April 2024 Digital Learner Work Transfer (LWT) available for uploading work of sampled learnersfor internal assessments
1 May 2024 Deadline for mark submission and upload of work of sampled learners for internal assessments
7 May 2024 Component 1 (BCB03) exam - May/June series
21 June 2024 Deadline for amending marks following moderator feedback (where necessary) for internal assessments
21 August 2024 Restricted release of results to centres
22 August 2024 Release of results to learners

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We have recently updated FAQs to include information about overall grade determination, rules around resits and retakes, and about claiming certification. Review the FAQs which you can access in the link below.

BTEC Tech Award 2022 - FAQs 

New recorded training

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External assessment overview - Component 3


BTEC Nationals update

Starting from the January series, you will upload learner work for BTEC set tasks using our Learner Work Transfer (LWT) portal. This will offer increased data protection and security for your learners’ work.

We will be in touch with all customers who will need to use learner work transfer to ensure you have access to the system and receive support from us to upload your learner work successfully.

To prepare for the transition to LWT, all colleagues in your school or college who are involved in the upload of learner work should have an Edexcel Online account.

Engineering AAQ

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We have published our draft specification for Construction AAQ. This draft qualification has not yet been accredited by Ofqual. It is published to enable teachers to have early sight of our proposed approach to the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment (AAQ). Further changes may be required and no assurance can be given at this time that the proposed qualification will be made available in its current form, or that it will be accredited in time for first teaching in September 2025 and first award in 2027. 

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BTEC Nationals from 2025

Read more about BTEC Nationals from 2025, what to expect from the new AAQs and access to all available draft specifications. 


BTEC Nationals from 2025


T level updates

Holistic teaching and learning resources

Project based resources to help with the coverage of the T level DSP specification content for both Core and Occupational specialisms. By going through these projects, you will be able to cover different aspects of the specification, helping learners develop their knowledge, understanding and skills. 

Graded exemplification materials

These materials are from past series and will support teachers in understanding the level of response required at different grades. Materials available are from 2022 and 2023 assessments (post covid).

 

December 2023 updates

Read the latest T level updates, which includes generic and subject specific information. 

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