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7 March 2024
Dear Colleague,

I’m getting in touch to let you know that we are moving the submission deadline for the upload of learner work for BTEC Tech Awards in the summer series to 15 May 2024. This change applies to internally assessed components for all Tech Awards and the externally assessed components in creative subjects. This 15 May submission deadline will remain in place for all May/June assessment series going forward.

We are making this change based on feedback from centres: you told us you needed more time to manage assessments and we’ve listened. This revised deadline will give you two more weeks to run, mark and upload internal assessments, and gives you extra time to upload work for external assessments in the creative subjects.

The Learner Work Transfer (LWT) system opens on 15 April, so there’s no need to wait until the deadline to upload learner work; once LWT is live, you can upload learner work at any time until the 15 May deadline.

Explore our library of LWT support articles for detailed guidance on navigation, submission and general FAQs.

Due to the later submission deadline, the deadline for you to submit amended marks following moderator feedback will move to 28 June. This is an optional service available, should you choose to use it, but is not a requirement. 
Externally assessed tasks in creative subjects

If you’re running external assessments in Art & Design Practice, Creative Media Production, Music Practice or Performing Arts, the supervised assessment window will still end on 8 May, but you will now have a few more days to manage uploading learners’ work to LWT. If you've downloaded or printed the external task, the submission date will now be incorrect.

We are in the process of amending all key documents to reflect the new 15 May deadline. If you are concerned you may not be able to meet the submission deadline, please read our guidance on extension requests.

If you have any questions or require further support, we are here and ready to help. Contact us via the Pearson Support Portal.
Best wishes,

Carla Fernandez
Senior Delivery Manager

Pearson Customer Services

The Lighthouse, Manchester, M50 3BF