BTEC Firsts in Music: January 2017 update | Pearson qualifications

BTEC Firsts in Music: January 2017 update

30 January 2017

Read the latest information on BTEC Firsts in Music, including key dates, latest news and resources.

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I hope that all your learners did well in the external assessments over the past few weeks. Results for these will be issued on 1 March 2017 and I wish everyone the best of luck.

Entries for the summer exam series need to be made by 21 March 2017 so please do keep this date in your minds as this will come around very quickly.

Centres should now have had contact from your Standards Verifier to arrange the sampling for this year. If you have not or have any queries about this please do contact me.

We are developing a new qualification for post-16 learners which will be called a BTEC Technical. There will be more news on this qualification appear online throughout this term so please do keep an eye on the website.

See the latest news on BTEC Technicals

Oasis Academy in Salford are holding a networking event for BTEC Music on 15 February 2017 at 4 p.m. For further information or if you would like to attend to network and share good practice please email  

Date Event
1 March 2017 Release of results to centres and learners
21 March 2017 Deadline for entries in the May/June 2017 exam series
15 May 2017 21512E Unit 1: The Music Industry Exam
22 May 2017 20375F Unit 8: Music and Production Analysis Exam
30 May 2017 Deadline for first sampling
30 June 2017 Deadline for any further sampling

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