BTEC Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 1 Introductory

Your BTEC Entry and Level 1 non-graded (QCF) qualifications and the new BTEC Level 1 Introductory graded (teaching from 2016) qualifications explained.

Find out everything you need to know about BTEC Entry (pre-level 1), Level 1 non-graded (QCF) qualifications and the new Level 1 Introductory graded qualifications (teaching from 2016).   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 Level and Level 1

These non-graded qualifications are designed to help your learners progress to further learning. They can be delivered on their own or alongside Personal Social Development and Functional Skills qualifications as part of Foundation Learning.

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BTEC Level 1 Introductory

Our new BTEC Level 1 Introductory qualifications are available for first teaching from 2016. These new graded qualifications are designed to help your learners develop the skills needed to progress to further learning, an apprenticeship or employment.

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Teaching BTEC Entry Level and Level 1


BTEC Support


New to teaching BTEC?

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

Support for teachers

More support for Level 1 Introductory

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.

BTEC services

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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.

Training and events

We offer face-to-face and online training events for educators who are teaching or interested in teaching BTEC qualifications.

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