September Subject Advisor Update
The Septmber update from your Subject Advisor
Welcome back to the new academic year.
This months update will include information about the new Tech Award in Health and Social care and some of the key dates you might need.
All assessment is expected to continue as normal this year. All mitigations and adaptations have been removed
|3rd October||Release of the first PSA for Component 1 and 2 (Tech Award)|
|18th October||Entry deadline for the Tech Award internally assessed Component for the Autumn series|
|Ist November||Deadline for all BTEC registrations|
|15th December||Deadline for uploading completed work for moderation (Tech Award)|
|18th October||Deadline for the Janaury/February externals (all BTECs)|
New BTEC Tech Award Health and Social Care (2022)
All students that have started on the Tech Award this September an will certificate in Summer 2024 will need to be registered on the new Tech Award.
If the students are complting in one year and will certificate in 2023 they need to be on the old specifcation.
Resources for the new Tech ward (2022)
There are lots of useful tools and resources for the new Tech Award.
The Teacher Guide will help you with planning and delivery of the course
New Assessment Tracker Tool
The assessment tracker tool can be downloaded from the qualifcation page. It is a free resource that will help you to track your students completing the new Tech Award.
The training for the Moderation and Marking has proved really popular and all spaces are now full. In response to this we will be releasing a recording of the session which will be avalible as soon as possible.
The Future of Level 3 qualifications
You can read more about the future of Level 3 qualifcations and some of the key dates.
Please be reassured that you can continue to teach most BTEC Nationals in Health and Social care until at least 2026.
We are awaiting an update on the BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social care.
External assessment dates
|BTEC First||Unit 1-Human lifespan development||12/01/23||AM|
|BTEC First||Unit 9-Healthy Living||16/01/23||AM|
|BTEC Tech Award||Health and Wellbeing||30/01/23||PM|
|BTEC National||Unit 1-Human Lifespan Development||13/01/23||PM|
|BTEC Nationals||Unit 2- Working in Health and Social care||16/01/23||AM|
|BTEC Nationals||Unit 3-Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care||19/01/23||AM|
|BTEC Nationals||Unit 4-Enquiries into current research in Health and social care- Part A pre-release||28/11/22|
|BTEC Nationals||Unit 4-Enquiries into current research in Health and Social care- Part B||11/01/23||AM|