VQ Bulletin - Issue 5

Welcome to our fifth edition of the Vocational Qualification Bulletin. We appreciate there have been numerous announcements over the past two weeks and hope you find that this is a useful consolidated update, containing the key information you need to be aware of. As you’ll know from the announcements, there are still several areas of detail to be confirmed and we will update you as soon as we have any further information.

Update on recent DfE and Ofqual announcements

The BTEC January, February and March examination series

On-demand tests for BTEC Firsts

Completing Learners: Update on use of Special Consideration

Update on BTEC Adaptations

Update on BTEC Standards Verification this year

BTEC Customer Briefings and Sector Support

BTEC Meeting Local Needs deadline approaching

Update on Functional Skills and ESOL testing

Update on HN assessment

EPA Flexibilities Extension

Update on WBL adaptations