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Subject update | 2 February 2023

February 2023 Engineering subject update

Welcome to your February 2023 update from your Subject Advisor.

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Survey on development of the new BTEC National 360 GLH in Engineering

As you may be aware, Government reforms in England mean that we must redevelop BTEC Nationals in order to retain funding for full time 16-19 learners, which gives us an opportunity to create a new 360 GLH Extended Certificate that could be available in all nations, studied alongside A Levels as a vocational option, with progression to employment via Higher Education.

We have created a short survey and I would very much welcome your views on potential content and design of the qualification, the link is below:

Respond to the survey

Level 3 funding updates

Please see the latest Level 3 funding information by clicking on the link below. 

L3 Funding updates

Summer 2023 entry deadlines and exam timetables

Entry deadlines for BTEC First, Tech Awards and Nationals.

Exam series Entry deadline Late fees charged from High late fees charged from
Summer 2023 23.03.2023 24.03.2023 23.04.2023

*Learners who sat BTEC assessments in the January 2023 series can be re-entered for June exams after January results have been issued, and no late fees will be charged. The entry deadline for these learners is 31 March.

*Learners who sat BTEC assessments in the February 2023 series can be re-entered for June exams after February results have been issued, and no late fees will be charged. The entry deadline for these learners is 14 April.

Access exam timetables 


Centre guide to Standards Verification

Please access and read through the centre guide to standards verification documenent, to find out information such as how verifications works, sample sizes, deadlines...etc. 

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BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering - upcoming training events

Qualification Event Date and time Register Fee
BTEC Higher Nationals Engineering Assessment Planning and Assignment Writing Engineering RQF BTEC Higher Nationals 1/3/2023 10:00-12:30 Register £25 excl. tax
Grading Standardisation Workshop for BTEC Higher National Engineering,Rail Engineering, and Manufacturing Operations (RQF) 30/03/2023 10:00-16:00 Register 50 excl. tax
Introduction to teaching and assessing the RQF Higher Nationals in Aeronautical Engineering 20/2/2023 8:00-10:30 Register free

There are more, generic training events for the Higher National qualifications, such as, training to support Level 3 centres transition to BTEC Higher Nationals, which you can access from the training page, filter, find out more and register.

Access to Higher National training


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