BTEC Nationals in Music and Music Technology: February 2017 update

Fri Feb 24 13:53:18 UTC 2017

Read the latest information on BTEC Nationals in Music and Music Technology, including key dates and news.

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The BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma, Diploma and Extended Diploma in Music Technology have been included in the list of qualifications that count towards performance measures for 16-19 year olds in England for 2019. These have been included on the Technical Level list. 

The DfE will be issuing further updates to the lists before September 2017. The BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Music are currently awaiting confirmation to be included on the lists under the Applied Genreal qualifications.

Entries for the summer exam series need to be made by 21 March 2017.

Training

There are two training dates for the new BTEC Nationals in Music and Music Technology available to book on to for online events. Please book on to these to find out the latest information and to start preparing to teach these courses in September 2017.

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Key Dates 

Date Event
21 March 2017 Deadline for entries in the May/June 2017 exam series
3 April 2017 Release date for BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 5 Task Part A
24 April 2017 Release date for BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 5 Task Part B
24 April 2017 - 28 April 2017 Window for supervised assessment of BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 5 Task
2 May 2017 Release date for BTEC Nattionals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 6 Task
2 May 2017 - 12 May 2017 Window for supervised assessment of BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 6 Task
8 May 2017 Release date for BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 7 Task
8 May 2017 - 19 May 2017 Window for supervised assessment of BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 7 Task
15 May 2017 Submission deadline for BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 5 Task
26 May 2017 Submission deadline for BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 6 Task
26 May 2017 Submission deadline for BTEC Nationals (2016) in Music Technology Unit 7 Task
30 May 2017 Deadline for first sampling
30 June 2017 Deadline for any further sampling
5 July 2017 Results reporting deadline for UCAS applicants
12 August 2017 Certificates will be in centres if 5 July 2016 reporting deadline met for BTEC Nationals (2010)
16 August 2017 Results released to candidates BTEC Nationals (2016)
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