December subject advisor update

4 December 2023

The December update for Health and Social Care from your Subject Advisor

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Hello everyone and welcome to the last update for 2023. This update has information on the Tech Award deadlines and the Reforms of Level 3 qualifications. 

Exam dates for Winter 2024

Qualification Unit title Unit number Date AM/PM
BTEC First Human Lifespan Development Unit 1 11 January AM
BTEC First Healthy Living Unit 9 15 January PM
BTEC Nationals Human Lifespan Development Unit 1 12 January PM
BTEC Nationals Working in Health and Social Care Unit 2 15 January AM
BTEC Nationals Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care Unit 3 18 January AM
BTEC Nationals Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care Unit 4 Part B Exam 10 January AM
BTEC Nationals Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care Unit 4 Part pre-release 27 November Window
BTEC Tech Award 2022 Health and Wellbeing Component 3 10 January PM

Reform of BTEC Nationals in Health and Social Care 

Keep up to date with everything about the reform of the Level 3 qualifications . The BTEC nationals in Health and Social Care are unaffected until 2025. You can teach BTEC Nationals with confidence until 2025. 

The BTEC Nationals Extended Certificate has been redeveloped and we will keep you updated with what the new specification will look like and how it will need to be delivered. The qualifications have been submitted to the DfE and we are waiting for the response from them about approval and funding.

BTEC Nationals from 2025

 Introducing your new BTEC Nationals Extended Certificate in Health and Social care

You can join us for a live event introducing you to the new Level 3 qualification, this is for first teach 2025. 

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Tech Award (20220 Deadlines for Pearson Set Assignment (PSA)

The deadline for uploading the Learners sample for moderation is 15 December. The work must be uploaded by this time  and it is best not to leave it until the date to give yourself sometime to correct any errors. 

Key Dates Document

Support Index for Tech Award

There is the Support Index that contains all the information you need to upload your learners work to the Learner Work Transfer and how to add extra learners.

Support Index for Tech Award

Resit and retakes Bite Size video for Tech Awards

A sort video has been produced to explain the retake and resit requirements for Internal Assessments. 

Resit and Retakes

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