Here you can find out more about quality assurance for Work-based Learning (WBL) qualifications, including bite-sized videos, free online events, useful documents and additional support.

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Important update on COVID-19

In response to the recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, we would like to reassure the global schools community that we are monitoring the situation extremely closely. We understand the impact this situation is having, and our thoughts are with everyone affected.

Video guides for Work-based Learning

How to find BTEC Standards Verifier details and report within Edexcel Online

 

BTEC: resubmission and retakes

 

QMA: How to view Standards Verifier allocations

Free online support events

For UK Centres only.

Aimed at: ALL new and experienced UK Quality Nominees

The session will: review the Quality Assurance model which was implemented in September 2019 and will provide information on any aspects of the quality model that have been updated. It will cover:

  • Ongoing impact of the COVID-19 situation

 

Date Time
24 August 12.00-1.00 p.m.
27 August 12.00-1.00 p.m.
1 September 2.00-3.00 p.m.
7 September 2.00-3.00 p.m.
15 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
6 October 3.00-4.00 p.m.
13 October 12.00-1.00 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 providing effective feedback during

  1. teaching and learning
  2. during assessment
  3. following assessment 
Date Time
1 September 12.00-1.00 p.m.
17 September 3.30-4.30 p.m.
12 October 3.30-4.30 p.m.
4 November 3.30-4.30 p.m.
11 December 12.30-1.30 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 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
24 August 3.00-4.00 p.m.
24 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
20 October 12.30-1.30 p.m.
23 November 3.00-4.00 p.m.
15 December 12.30-1.30 p.m.
12.30-1.30 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
4 September 12.30-1.30 p.m.
21 October 3.30-4.30 p.m.
24 November 3.30-4.30 p.m.
10 December 3.30-4.30 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
25 August 3.00-4.00 p.m.
16 September 3.00-4.00 p.m.
5 October 12.00-1.00 p.m.
5 November 12.00-1.00 p.m.
9 December 3.00-4.00 p.m.
3.00-4.00 p.m.
3.00-4.00 p.m.

Quality Assurance Year Planner

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Useful documents

Self Assessment Guidance

Centre Quality                                      

PDF | 230 KB

Download

Self Assessment Template

Centre Quality                                        

PDF | 61 KB

Download

Quality Assurance Handbook

NVQ/SVQ and competence-based

PDF | 942 KB

Download

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Higher Education (HE)

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Self Regulated Framework

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