To meet DfE performance tables requirements for 2024, we've developed revised BTEC Tech Award qualifications for first teach 2022. All learners starting BTEC Tech Awards on a 2-year programme from September 2022 will need to be taught on these specifications, with the exception of Engineering.

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We pride these qualifications on being highly career-focused and accessible, with a comprehensive support suite across a wide variety of subjects. We're ready to support you every step of the way.

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There are some changes to assessment, but the content and structure are very similar to the previous suite of qualifications, with only a few changes made to increase clarity and enhance delivery.

On this page you'll find links to each subject's specification page where you'll find support materials including written guides, video guides, training, and other teaching and learning materials.

Key dates schedule 2022/2023 (PDF | 99.1 KB)

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Explore our guide to the changes (PDF|181 KB)

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September Update: Key Information for First Teach 2022

We’re pleased to announce that 12 of our BTEC Tech Awards for first teach September 2022 have been included in the DfE KS4 2024 performance tables. The BTEC Tech Award in Engineering has not been included, and we are instead extending the 2017 version of the Engineering qualification to 2026, which will now be offered off-measures.

See the performance measures list for BTEC (PDF | 453 KB)

We have been working hard to finalise the new resources for redeveloped BTEC Tech Awards (2022). They are being carefully developed and structured to ensure you receive the highest quality resources. As some of these are expected to be available later than the dates we previously shared with you, we are making Component 1 available to you for free download, whilst we finalise Components 2 and 3 as soon as possible. You can access your Component 1 copies*, free samples and resource publication dates using the link below.

We would like to thank you for your patience.

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*The free copy of Component 1 is not yet available for Animal CareConstruction and the Built Environment and Performing Arts. Please ensure you’ve signed up to receive digital samples using the links above, we’ll notify you via email once this copy of Component 1 is available.