Here you can find out more about quality assurance for BTEC Entry to Level 3 qualifications, including bite-sized videos, free online events, useful documents and additional support.

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Video guides for BTEC Entry to Level 3

Developing effective centre policies

 

BTEC: resubmission and retakes

 

Pearson - Vocational and Technical Qualifications update 14 May 2020



Free online support events

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: ALL new and experienced UK Quality Nominees

The session will: review the Quality Assurance model which was implemented in September 2019 and will provide information on any aspects of the quality model that have been updated. It will cover:

  • Ongoing impact of the COVID-19 situation

 

Date Time
1 September 2.00-3.00 p.m.
7 September 2.00-3.00 p.m.
15 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
6 October 3.00-4.00 p.m.
13 October 12.00-1.00 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: new assessors and internal verifiers or those who wish a refresher

The session will cover:

  • assessment planning
  • producing an assignment brief 
  • internal assessment resubmission and retake rules
  • assessment strategies
  • conducting effective internal verification 

Date Time
2 September 3.30-4.30 p.m.
22 September 3.30-4.30 p.m.
14 October 3.30-4.30 p.m..
18 November 3.30-4.30 p.m.
8 December 3.30-4.30 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: new and experienced Lead Internal Verifiers (LIV)

The session will: take you through the key roles and responsibilities for Lead Internal Verifiers under the new 2019 Quality Assurance model. It will cover:

  • registration as a LIV
  • team standardisation
  • the importance of assessment planning
  • internal verification planning
  • resubmissions and retakes
  • standards verification
  • the quality assurance monitoring responsibilities as a Lead IV

Date Time
8 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
14 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
8 October 3.00-4.00 p.m.
16 November 3.00-4.00 p.m.
16 December 12.30-1.30 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: Anyone involved with BTEC qualifications entry - Level 3

The session will: provide a basic understanding of BTEC Quality Assurance for Entry to Level 3 qualifications. The event is particularly aimed at centres who are perhaps delivering vocational BTEC courses for the first time or returning to BTEC after a period away from these qualifications.

 

Date Time
2 September 12.30-1.30 p.m.
5 October 3.30-4.30 p.m.
9 November 3.30-4.30 p.m.
1 December 12.30-1.30 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: all Lead Internal Verifiers, Assessors and Internal Verifiers

The session will: provide practical support and advice on providing effective feedback during

  1. teaching and learning
  2. during assessment
  3. following assessment 
Date Time
1 September 12.00-1.00 p.m.
17 September 3.30-4.30 p.m.
12 October 3.30-4.30 p.m.
4 November 3.30-4.30 p.m.
11 December 12.30-1.30 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: all Lead Internal Verifiers, Assessors and Internal Verifiers

The session will: provide practical support and advice on how to construct your assessment plan to ensure it is clear and accurately demonstrates the planned assessments to be carried out in the current academic year. We will also then explore how to create an effective internal verification plan. 

Date Time
9 September 3.30-4.30 p.m.
24 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
20 October 12.30-1.30 p.m.
23 November 3.00-4.00 p.m.
15 December 12.30-1.30 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: all Lead Internal Verifiers, Assessors and Internal Verifiers

The session will: provide practical support and advice on how to carry our internal verification of the assignment brief and effective internal verification of assessment decisions. 

Date Time
4 September 12.30-1.30 p.m.
21 October 3.30-4.30 p.m.
24 November 3.30-4.30 p.m.
10 December 3.30-4.30 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: second session for new Quality Nominees or those who wish to improve knowledge of quality assurance for BTECs Entry to Level 3.

The session will: take you through the key aspects of the quality assurance model for this provision, including what happens when. It will cover

  • annual quality assurance journey
  • annual centre declaration
  • lead Internal Verifier registrations, 
  • internal Assessment and verification
  • standards verification
Date Time
3 September 3.00-4.30 p.m.
25 September 12.00-1.30 p.m.
15 October 3.00-4.30 p.m.
10 November 3.00-4.30 p.m.
14 December 12.00-1.30 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: All Lead Internal Verifiers

This session will: provide practical support and advice on managing a smooth Standards Verification process illustrated with potential scenarios. We will discuss the key milestones involved and associated administration along with details of sample sizes for different suites and programme sizes.

Date Time
10 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
19 October 3.00-4.00 p.m.
19 November 3.00-4.00 p.m.
3 December 3.00-4.00 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: new Quality Nominees, those who may not have overseen BTEC qualifications before or those returning to the role who would like a refresher of the responsibilities involved

This session will: introduce you to the key responsibilities of the role of Quality Nominee and take you through the support available to you to make a success of the role. This is recommended as the first session that you access, so that you can have an overview of what is involved and will provide a clearer understanding of the other sessions available. 

Date Time
7 September 9.00-10.00 a.m.
16 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
5 October 12.00-1.00 p.m.
5 November 12.00-1.00 p.m.
9 December 3.00-4.00 p.m.

Quality Assurance Year Planner

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Quality Assurance templates

Access free BTEC assessment and internal verification templates used to support production of the key quality assurance documentation. You can create your own versions although must include the same content shown within our templates.

BTEC Assessment and IV templates