Here you can find out more about quality assurance for BTEC L2 (including legacy Tech Awards) and L3 qualifications. This page includes bite-sized videos, free online events, useful centre guides/ documents and additional support.

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BTEC Key dates 23/24

Our key dates timeline has been designed to ensure results are delivered successfully to all learners in August 2024.

Annual Quality Declaration (AQD)

Centre Quality Nominees will need to be complete the AQD between 1 Sept - 14 Oct each academic year if delivering Pearson Vocational qualifications (different completion dates for APMR and AMR sections only) 

See our new Annual Quality Declaration guidance for further details about the process

Lead IV Registration and Standardisation

Centres delivering qualifications covered by BTEC quality assurance must register a Lead Internal Verifier (LIV) for each programme and complete standardisation between 1 Sept-14 Oct. The video below will explain how to do this. Tech Awards (first teach Sept 2022) will not require a LIV registration

Video guides for BTEC Tech Awards, L2 and L3

Preparing Learners for External Assessment
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Preparing learners for External Assessment

 

How access Learner Work Transfer (LWT)
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Annual Quality Declaration, 2023
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Annual Quality Declaration walkthrough, 2023

Free Online Support

LIVE events online

The following live events will be held online via our 'Zoom' training platform. To reserve your place, please follow the session link to complete the registration form. An email will be sent to confirm your booking and will include a link for you to add the meeting to your calendar. 

For UK Centres only.

Duration: 1 hour

Aimed at: an excellent CPD opportunity for new and experienced Lead Internal Verifiers (LIVs).

The session will: take you through the key roles and responsibilities over the academic year with reference to the Annual Quality Assurance model. The event 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. 

 

Day Date Start Time Session Link

Thursday

8 February

12:30 – 13:30

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Tuesday

5 March

16:00 – 17:00

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Thursday

18 April

12:00 – 13:00

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Tuesday

7 May

16:00 – 17:00

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Tuesday

18 June

12:30 – 13:30

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Wednesday

10 July

16:00 – 17:00

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For UK Centres only.

Duration: 1 hour

Aimed at: all Lead Internal Verifiers and/or Quality Nominees.

The event will provide practical support and advice on managing a smooth Standards Verification process. We will discuss the key milestones involved and associated administration, along with details of sample sizes for different suites and programme sizes. We will also be able to answer some of the FAQs from the last few years and identify where further support can be found.

Day Date Start Time Session Link

Thursday

1 February

15:30 – 16:30

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Thursday

14 March

12:00 – 13:00

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Tuesday

16 April

12:30 – 13:30

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Thursday

2 May

15:45 – 16:45

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For UK Centres only.

Duration: 1 hour

Aimed at: new Quality Nominees or those who wish to refresh their knowledge and understanding of the annual quality assurance cycle for BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 programmes.

The session covers all aspects of the quality assurance model and key milestones throughout the academic calendar. Key topics to be covered include:

  • Completion and submission of the Annual Quality Declaration
  • Lead Internal Verifier registrations
  • Holistic Review
  • Programme Control Measures
  • Standards Verification and centre quality assurance checks prior to certification claims
Day Date Start Time Session Link

Monday

26 February

15:30 – 16:30

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Tuesday

12 March

12:30 – 13:30

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Monday

15 April

15:45 – 16:45

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Thursday

2 May

12:00 – 13:00

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For UK Centres only.

Duration: 1 hour

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.

Join us for an introduction to the key responsibilities involved in the role of Quality Nominee. Throughout the session we will provide suggestions and tips that will help you to make a success of the role and ensure confidence in the quality assurance of your BTEC provision. This is recommended as the first event that you access so that you can have an overview of what is involved; we shall provide a clearer understanding of the other sessions available that will also enhance your role. 

Day Date Start Time Session Link

Monday

5 February

15:45 – 16:45

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Thursday

21 March

12:30 – 13:30

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Wednesday

17 April

15:30 – 16:30

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Thursday

9 May

12:30 – 13:30

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Monday

17 June

15:30 – 16:30

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Tuesday

9 July

12:00 – 13:00

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On-Demand CPD 

Updated for 2023/24

Each pack will include a YouTube video that will provide an overview along with supporting activities and answer sheets. 

Assessment

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Internal Verification

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Free On-Demand training pack

Watch Effective Internal Verification (16:22min)

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Quality Assurance Year Planner 23/24

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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