New to the role?
If you are new to the role of Quality Nominee, this is the place for you. All centres have an allocated Vocational Quality Assurance Manager (VQAM) - find yours using themap below.
You can also email us quality assurance queries by completing our contact form. Further instructions can be found below and we aim to respond within 48 hours.
Find your Vocational Quality Assurance Manager (VQAM)
Here you will find which of our team members will be your centres point of contact for all things related to vocational quality assurance
Are you correctly identified as the Quality Nominee at your centre?
As a new Quality Nominee (QN), the first essential activity is to ensure that your centre Exams Officer has identified the role within your Edexcel Online account by selecting:
- the primary job role: 'Quality Nominee'
- ticking the box, ‘Please check this box if you are the Quality Nominee for your centre’.
This will enable you to receive communications from Pearson relating to our quality assurance activities outlined within our centre guides.
Where to go first
Preparing to Deliver BTEC Qualifications - Planning Stages
Preparing to Deliver BTEC Qualifications - Quality Assurance
We have a wealth of information within our dedicated web pages, which we refer to as the Quality Nominee Hub (QN Hub). To get started, we recommend you:
Register for our Free online event 'Roles and Responsibilities of a Quality Nominee'
Register for one of our weekly quality catch-ups (PDF | 100 KB)
Download a copy of our year planner in the 'Useful documents' section below (PDF | 187 KB)
Take a look at our bite-sized videos and subscribe to our YouTube channel
Check out our 'Resources' page for lots of free-to-use templates and guides
Visit the dedicated Quality Model page via the 'Overview' tab above
New to our vocational qualifications
New to delivering BTEC?
Visit our 'Delivering BTEC qualifications' page, where we'll take you through the delivery cycle. Our welcome guides are also here, as well as information on how to gain centre and qualification approval.
New to delivering Higher Nationals?
Visit our 'Delivering Higher Nationals' page, where you can discover subjects, how to gain programme approval, teaching and learning resources, access to HN Online and much more.
New to delivering Work-based Learning?
Visit our 'Work-based Learning' page, where you will find numerous quick links, plus access to Apprenticeship frameworks and standards.
You can find more guides and documents within the related quality assurance model web pages, or by visiting our resources page.
Quality Nominee Community
Covering everything quality assurance for all our vocational qualifications, the community is run by the Vocational Quality Assurance Management (VQAM) team and is a quick and easy way to ask us questions directly or collaborate with colleagues.
Quality Assurance catch-ups
These online drop-in sessions with your Vocational Quality Assurance Manager are designed to discuss current Quality Assurance activities and answer related questions.