April 2022 Engineering update
Here is your April 2022 update for Engineering, which includes the following;
- January and February 2022 series grade boundaries
- January and February 2022 series question papers, mark schemes and examiner reports
- Summer 2022 exam series timetable for Engineering qualifications
- BTEC Tech Award in Engineering, Summer 2022 series Teacher Instructions
- BTEC Nationals in Engineering - Unit 6: Microcontrollers - Information on Input/Output devices
- Latest VQ bulletin - 4 April 2022
January and February 2022 series grade boundaries
As we have had the results days for January and February 2022 assessment series, you can now access the grade boundaries for these series from our website.
Access the grade boundaries here
January and February 2022 series question papers, mark schemes and examiner reports
Question papers, mark schemes and examiner reports from the January and February 2022 series are now available on our website with a silver padlock. This means that these documents can be accessed with your edexcel online log in details and can be used for mock exams at your centre.
|Release Date||Window for Supervised period||Submission deadline||Unit||Length|
|Part 1: Monday 9th May 2022
Part 2: Friday 13th May 2022
|Part 1: Monday 9th May 2022 - Thursday 12th May 2022
Part 2: Friday 13th May 2022 (am)
|Part 1/Part 2
Monday 16th May 2022
|21141K Engineering - Component 3: Responding to an Engineering Brief||Part 1: 2 hrs
Part 2: 1.5 hrs
|Wednesday 18 May, pm||21174E Engineering - Unit 9: Interpreting and
Using Engineering Information
|21925G Engineering - Unit 9: Interpreting and Using Engineering Information (Welsh)||1h 00m|
|31706H Engineering - Unit 1: Engineering Principles||26/05/2022||PM||2h 00m|
|Unit||Release Date||Window for Supervised period||Submission deadline||Length|
|31708H Engineering - Unit 3: Product Design and Manufacture||Part A: 10/05/2022 Part B: 17/05/2022||17/05/2022 - 07/06/2022||09/06/2022||Prep: 3 hours
Supervised: 8 hours
|31725H Engineering - Unit 6: Microcontroller Systems for Engineers||03/05/2022||03/05/2022 - 17/05/2022||19/05/2022||Supervised: 12 hours|
Where can I access all timetables?
Exam timetables can be accessed from the qualifications website. See below link.
Access exam timetables for all qualifications here
BTEC Tech Award in Engineering, Summer 2022 series Teacher Instructions
Teacher instructions for the summer 2022 Component 3 exam was published on Monday 21 March 2022. This is a gold padlocked document in the secure tests page. Gold-padlocked materials can only be downloaded by exams officers. Teachers must have access to this document from the date it is released.The information in this release must not be shared with students.
Access the secure tests page here
BTEC Nationals in Engineering - Unit 6: Microcontroller Systems for Engineering - Guidance on Input/Output devices
We have recently published updated guidance on Unit 6, providing information on the selection of I/O devices for external assessments.
Read the guidance on Unit 6 here
Latest VQ bulletin - Issue 41
The VQ bulletins contain the latest and all-round information on BTEC qualifications and their administration. You can access the latest bulletin, which was published on 4 April 2022 below.
Read the VQ bulletin issue 41 here
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