Pearson BTEC Tech Award in Music Practice: October 2023 update
Read the latest information on BTEC Tech Award in Music Practice, including the latest news and key dates.
Learners starting on the BTEC Tech Award in Music Practice this academic year must be registered on the course by 1 November 2023. The registration code is RMP3. There are detailed instructions on making registrations online.
For internally assessed components, there are two assessment windows each academic year. The first runs from the release of the brief in September to the submission deadline of 15 December and the second runs from the release of the brief in January until the submission deadline on 1 May.
You can choose which assessment window to use for your learners for each component. You should ensure that learners are fully prepared before taking an assessment.
The registration deadline for the 15 December submission is 17 October. After this date late fees will apply. The deadline for entry in to the series submitted by 1 May is 21 February 2024.
There is detailed guidance on making entries for the internally assessed components online:
We are running several events this term to support you in the delivery of the internal and external components. All training events with places still available can be found on the website, but please do check regularly as events are being added throughout the year.
|17 October 2023||Entry deadline for internally assessed components for December submission|
|1 November 2023||Learner registration deadline|
|15 December 2023||Submission deadline for marks and moderation sample for internally assessed components|
|8 January 2024||Release of PSAs for May submission|
|15 January 2024||Release of Component 3 external assessment brief for May submission|
|26 January 2024||Deadline for amending marks following moderator feedback (where necessary) for internal assessments December submission|
|21 February 2024||Entry deadline for internally and externally assessed components for May submission|
|21 March 2024||Release of results to learners from December submission|
|1 May 2024||Submission deadline for marks and moderation sample for internally assessed components|
|10 May 2024||Deadline for upload of learner work for Component 3 external assessment|
|21 June 2024||Deadline for amending marks following moderator feedback (where necessary) for internal assessments May submission|
|22 August 2024||Release of results to learners from May internal and external component submissions|