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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Annual Centre Declaration

Our new annual centre declaration (ACD) form is now live. This year we will require completion of a microsoft form that will be sent to our assessment team on submission. We have provided the questions within the 'useful documents' section below to help in preparation for completing the online form

Lead IV Registration and Standardisation

It is important for your centre to register a Lead Internal Verifier (LIV) for each BTEC principal subject and complete the centre standardisation materials (CSM's). The video below will explain how to do this.

Latest BTEC updates

Video guides for BTEC Entry to Level 3

BTEC - Developing effective centre policies

 

How to access Learner Work Transfer (LWT)

How to manage a sample request in Learner Work Transfer (LWT)

 

Free online support events

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

19 April

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

6 July

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

26 August 

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

7 September

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

6 October 

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

15 November

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

9 December

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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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

21 April

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

8 July

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

25 August

11:00 - 12:00 a.m.

13 September

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

4 October

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

9 November

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

2 December

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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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 April

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

28 September

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

18 October

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

24 November

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

14 December

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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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

13 July

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

31 August

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

15 September

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

7 October

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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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

26 April

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

29 September

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

21 October

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

10 November

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

15 December

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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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

13 October

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

11 November 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

8 December

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

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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

17 November

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

7 December

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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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

22 April

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

11 May

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

23 June

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

24 August

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

16 September

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

12 October

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

3 November

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

6 December

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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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