BTEC Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 1 Introductory

Your BTEC Entry and Level 1 non-graded (QCF) qualifications and the new BTEC Entry 3 and Level 1 Introductory graded qualifications explained.

Find out everything you need to know about our new graded BTEC Entry 3 Vocational Study and Level 1 Introductory (2016) qualifications as well as our existing BTEC Entry and Level 1 non-graded (2010 QCF) qualifications. Explore how they are taught and assessed, and how they help learners take their first steps in skills-based learning.

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BTEC Entry 3 and Level 1 Introductory (2016) 

In response to teacher feedback, we've created a highly motivating and flexible way of delivering skills-based learning to your below Level 2 learners. Our new graded qualifications have been designed to give you the opportunity to focus on the learning most appropriate for your learners so they can acquire the confidence and skills they will need to progress to independent living, employment, an apprenticeship or further study.

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"Grading has helped motivate learners to achieve their potential and place them on the right future course" Carole Bowles, MidKent College

BTEC Entry Level and Level 1 (2010 QCF)

Our tried-and-trusted 2010 QCF qualifications are still available and regsitrations have been extended to 2020. This means, if you are currently teaching these qualifications you can continue to do so while exploring our new offer.  Use the link below to view the list of 2010 QCF Entry and Level 1 qualifications available or why not speak to someone about our new courses?

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Teaching BTEC Entry Level and Level 1


BTEC Support


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Discover the range of support services we offer to help you learn, teach or administer BTECs.

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From planning to assessment, our step-by-step guide to BTEC will help you to get set up and ensure you have everything you need to help your BTEC team and learners succeed.

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myBTEC is an online toolkit to streamline BTEC planning, delivery, and assessment. It is free to use for UK BTEC centres.

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