Childcare

Important changes to re-sits for CPLD BTEC First Award

Important changes to re-sits for CPLD BTEC First Award

BTEC First Award in Children's Play, Learning and Development learners registered in September 2018 will only be able to re-sit the exam one time. This change is in line with all 'Technical Awards' on the Key stage 4 performance tables.

Network events for further education centres

New Tech Award in Child Development

Changes to Unit 4 for the BTEC National in CPLD

Important changes to re-sits for CPLD BTEC First Award

Network events for further education centres

Network events for further education centres

There are a number of network events in November for further education centres. These will allow you to share good practice and network with other centres. There are various dates and locations.

New Tech Award in Child Development

Changes to Unit 4 for the BTEC National in CPLD

Important changes to re-sits for CPLD BTEC First Award

Network events for further education centres

New Tech Award in Child Development

New Tech Award in Child Development

The NEW BTEC Tech Award in Child Development has been approved by the DfE and is available for teaching from September 2018. It is specifically designed for 14-16 year old students. It has three components, two of which are internally assessed and one which is externally assessed by Pearson.

Changes to Unit 4 for the BTEC National in CPLD

Important changes to re-sits for CPLD BTEC First Award

Network events for further education centres

New Tech Award in Child Development

Changes to Unit 4 for the BTEC National in CPLD

Changes to Unit 4 for the BTEC National in CPLD

There have been a number of changes made to the Unit 4 external assessment. The amount of time students have to prepare and the notes they can take in has changed. You can see the changes in the updated Sample Assessment Material.

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There is a new Admiistartive Support Guide for the BTEC Nationals in Children's Play, Learning and Development. This is avalible on the Qualification page , this will be the most up to date copy. 

This short video introduces the Subject Advisor for Childcare, Esther Trehearn.

The exam timetables for January and May/June 2019 are now available to view and download. 

See the timetables

Useful documents

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Specification - Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 1/ Level 2 Tech Award in Child Development
pdf | 2.2 MB
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Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Children's Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)
pdf | 2.2 MB
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Specification - BTEC First Certificate in Children's Play, Learning and Development
pdf | 9.1 MB
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