Post Ofqual Consultation FAQs

Who will be given Qualification Level Teacher Assessed Grades – Are these just for BTEC learners who would have taken an external assessment this year?

For those BTECs that don’t have external assessment, how will those students get results?

Are you using an algorithm this year to calculate final grades?

Will there be BTEC or vocational learners who don’t get a qualification this year?

What will happen to the BTEC students who sat external assessments in January?

What will happen to the BTEC students who didn’t sit external assessments in February and March?

Why are unit-level results for external assessments that were cancelled not being issued this year?

Why are mid-flight learners (those who are registered on a qualification, but who are not due to certificate this summer) being treated differently to learners certificating this year?

Will the student’s Notification of Performance reflect the learners' unit's achievement?

Will UCAS applications be affected?

What will happen to mid-flight learners (those who are registered on a qualification, but who are not due to certificate this summer), next year, when they look to certificate/complete?

When will qualification results be issued?

Why are Functional Skills tests continuing when other assessments are not?

What adaptations are available to support Functional Skills testing?

For Functional Skills, what will count as reasons that testing can’t take place?