Here you can find out more about quality assurance for Higher National qualifications, including bite-sized videos, free online events, useful documents and additional support.

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Annual Quality Declaration (AQD)

The AQD is our new online form that will need to be completed by centres and T Level providers. The completion deadline has been extended to 18 November 22 (HN section only – deadline 24 February). Individual access would have been emailed to centre QN's. The link below can also be used to login.

Find answers to common questions in our support article:

Annual Quality Declaration FAQ


Video guides for Higher Nationals

Training video for the RQF BTEC Higher Nationals Pearson-set assignments

The five steps to successful assignment writing

Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals assessment

Free online support

We have developed a range of free online 'live' events and 'On-Demand' materials that support delivery of BTEC qualifications. These can be accessed via the 'events' tab at the top of this page