Here you can find out more about quality assurance for BTEC Tech Awards, L2 and L3 qualifications, including bite-sized videos, free online events, useful documents and additional support.

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BTEC Annual Centre Declaration (ACD)

Here you can find our 2021/22 Annual Centre Declaration form which can be completed in readiness for uploading to Edexcel Online (EOL). Learner registrations are not required to be made prior to completion and centre based email addresses should be used in place of signatures. Please save and hold for upload to EOL once the function becomes available - please do not send a copy via email as these will not be accepted.

Lead IV Registration and Standardisation

It is important for your centre to register a Lead Internal Verifier (LIV) for each BTEC qualification and complete the centre standardisation materials (CSM's) before 30 September deadline. The video below will explain how to do this.

Latest BTEC updates

Our VQ Bulletin will contain the most up to date information relating to our BTEC qualifications with regular updates emailed to you once registered.

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Video guides for BTEC Tech Awards, L2 and L3

BTEC Quality Assurance model 2021-22

 

How to access Learner Work Transfer (LWT)

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

 

Free online support events

NB. It is good practice to share these CPD events with your BTEC Teams, but please consider making just one or 2 bookings for the event and gathering staff together in one room to participate; this means more people can join us up to the 200 attendee limit.. 

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: Quality Nominees

The session will: provide an update on the LSV cycle and the Quality Assurance process for next year. There are four dates available but please do not worry if you are unable to attend as we will make a copy of the event available on the QN Hub afterwards for you to watch at a time that is more convenient for you.

Date Time

1 September

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

8 September

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

23 September

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: New Quality Nominees or those who wish to improve knowledge of quality assurance for BTEC Tech Awards, L2 and L3.

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

20 October

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
02 November 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
08 December 3:00 - 4:30 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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

31 August

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

15 September

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

7 October

3:30 - 4:30 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

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.

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.

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

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.

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: Lead Internal Verifiers, Assessors and Internal Verifiers

This session will: The event will provide practical support and advice on how to define, understand and recognise plagiarism.  Using pre-event materials, we will explore what constitutes plagiarism, how it can be identified, how to minimise risk and the consequences of submission of plagiarised assessments.

Date Time

9 September

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

11 October

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

16 November

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

13 December

4:00 - 5:00 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