The future of post-16 level 2 and below vocational qualifications in England
Updated April 2023
The post-16 level 2 and below vocational qualifications in England are under review.
The information below provides you with an overview of these reforms, and what we know so far about what they will mean for you and your level 2 and below vocational curriculum.
You will also find information which will support and guide you through this vocational qualification reform.
Please bookmark this page to keep up to date with developments.
In October 2022 the DfE published the latest news about the review of post-16 qualifications at level 2 and below in England.
Read the latest DfE announcement
Further guidance was published in April 2023
Do you want to help develop the future qualifications?
Continue to teach BTECs with confidence
You can continue to teach your BTECs with confidence this year and next and be reassured that very few qualifications will be affected in 2024/25.
If you have any questions about the reforms and how this will impact the qualifications you deliver, please contact us.