In September 2020, the DfE published the technical guidance for KS4 qualifications to be included in2024 performance tables in England. To meet these new requirements, we've developed revised BTEC Tech Award qualifications. The revised specifications are provided below. 

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View Department for Education performance tables (PDF | 651KB)

The revised Tech Awards cover all our current subject areas plus the popular BTEC Firsts in Animal Care, Construction and Sport have been redeveloped as part of the qualification suite - 13 subject areas in total. 

Our teaching & learning content has been retained in its current form for most subjects, with changes made to increase clarity and enhance delivery and assessment.

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

Download the Quick-Guides for each sector

Watch our video guide which explains the changes in more detail

We’ve also made improvements to administrative processes and the redeveloped qualifications will be fully supported by a comprehensive range of teaching and learning materials. Our subject advisors will be on hand to help you transition and support you throughout teaching and delivery. We will also be supporting the launch of the revised qualifications with a series of events for all subjects from September.

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