April 2023 Engineering subject update
Welcome to your March 2023 update from your Subject Advisor.
In this update:
- Key dates
- Level 3 funding updates
- Summer 2023 exam timetables
- Centre guide to Standards Verification
- BTEC Assessment in 2022-2023
- Reminder about the BTEC Tech Awards in Engineering (2017) and 2024 performance tables
- BTEC Tech Award in Engineering 2017 - Summer 2023 series Teacher Instructions
- Read the latest VQ bulletin
|20 April 2023||Deadline for review of marking for BTEC First and Nationals, January 2023 series.|
|4 May 2023||Deadline for review of marking for BTEC Tech Awards (2017), February 2023 series.|
|15 May 2023||First sample to Standards verification|
|15 June 2023||Deadline for access to script - scriptviewer for BTEC First and Nationals, January 2023 series.|
|29 June 2023||Deadline for access to script - scriptviewer for BTEC Tech Awards (2017), February 2023 series.|
|5 July 2023||Claiming deadline: for all students expecting a result following the release of May/June 2023 external examination results.
|17 August 2023||BTEC Level 3 results released to learners|
|24 August 2023||BTEC Level 2 results released to learners|
Please visit the page below which provides an overview of the reforms and will be updated as and when new information becomes available.
Summer 2023 exam timetables
All updates around assessment in 2022-2023 can be accessed from the link below.
As you know, the BTEC Tech Award in Engineering (2017) was not approved for performance tables from 2024 onwards. The last time this qualification will be on measures is summer 2023.
You can still deliver this qualification and register learners until 31 December 2025, but it will not count on performance tables.
BTEC Tech Award in Engineering, summer 2023 series teacher instructions are available in secure tests.
Access the VQ bulletin from link below, which includes the latest information from the vocational sector.