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Welcome to BTEC!

Whether you're new to BTEC or are part of an experienced BTEC team, welcome! We hope you'll find the following links help you access all the information you need quickly and easily, and assist you in delivering BTEC with confidence.

Click on a topic below to find out more:

expand Specifications

Get a free copy here of the most up-to-date specification for your BTEC programme of study. 
Any revisions to the specification can be found on the relevant qualification page, along with other useful documents including teaching BTEC guides and additional guidance materials.

expand Funding

To find out what qualifications are eligible for 16-18 and 19+ funding, please check the LARA (Learning Aim Reference Application).

For information on how the Education Funding Agency (EFA) funds 16-18 qualifications, please refer to their 2012/13 funding guidance

For information on how the Skills Funding Agency funds 19+ qualifications please see their Funding Rules 2012/13

Please see the Pearson funding website for more information to help practitioners keep an eye on both the detail and the bigger funding picture. The website keeps you up to date with the latest news, and provides various guides and services. If you have any questions about funding, please contact our funding team at


expand Teaching and learning resources

To find out what resources are available to support you in the delivery of your qualification, visit our resources page.

expand Assignment checking service

Due to popular demand, we will be reopening this service shortly. Find out more about our assignment checking service.
expand Approval

You’ll need centre and qualification approval before you can deliver BTEC qualifications. This is completed via our easy-to-use online system, Edexcel Online. Find out more about the approval process here.

expand A guide for parents and learners

This guide has been produced to provide your parents and learners with the information they need on BTEC qualifications. Download it as a PDF.

Centres can order copies of this publication via Edexcel Online, using publication code Z029834.
We've also produced some posters for your parents' evenings and display areas. Find out more about how to order these here.
expand Registering learners

You’ll find specific details about the registration process in the information manual. Find out more about registering learners here.

expand Quality Assurance

Find out about the quality assurance model here, including information on the roles and responsibilities, processes and key dates.

expand Get regular updates

The BTEC Bulletin provides you with the most up-to-date information on BTEC, straight to your inbox. To receive regular updates, simply email stating that you wish to sign up.
expand Learner results and achievements

Benchmarking statistics give you an excellent opportunity to compare your learners' achievement with national statistics. Find out more here.
BTEC results day: Find out more about the results achieved by BTEC learners here.
Celebrate the achievements of both students and teachers with the National BTEC Awards: recognising vocational excellence. Find out more here.

expand Contacting us

It’s easy to contact us - find out how here.

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