BTEC National Examiner - level 3


We are currently recruiting Examiners for the BTEC Nationals (Level 3) qualification. This is a part time role which will be completed at home, and in your own time. 


A BTEC Nationals Examiner marks candidates’ responses in accordance with the pre-defined mark scheme, whilst adhering to the Code of Practice and examination procedures. Most subjects will be marked onscreen using ePEN, which can be done from home. A few subjects are still marked in the traditional method, using paper scripts sent through the post. A high level of subject knowledge is necessary in order to apply the mark scheme. Each examiner will receive an agreed allocation of scripts.


- To mark accurately and consistently to ensure overall standards are maintained.

- To submit samples to your Team Leader at designated times.

- To ensure milestones for marking are adhered to.

- To ensure all administration is completed as specified. 


To be considered for this role applicants must have:

      - A degree or equivalent.

      - Experience of delivering BTEC in a relevant sector at this level, or a teaching qualification and GCE, iAL or Applied GCE teaching experience in the relevant subject. 

      - Teaching / BTEC delivery experience must be for a minimum of 1 full year.

      - Teaching / BTEC delivery experience must be within the last 8 years. 


We are recruiting Examiners for the following sectors and/or specialisms:

Animal Management

Unit 1: Animal Breeding and Genetics

Unit 2: Animal Biology

Unit 3: Animal Welfare and Ethics


Applied Human Biology 

Unit 1: Principles of Human Biology

Unit 3: Human Biology and Health Issues 


Applied Law

Unit 1: Dispute Solving in Civil Law

Unit 3: Applying the Law  


Applied Psychology

Unit 1:  Psychological Approaches and Applications

Unit 3: Health Psychology


Applied Science

 Unit 1: Principles and Applications of Science I

Unit 3: Science Investigation Skills         

Unit 5: Principles and Applications of Science II

Unit 7: Contemporary Issues in Science


Art and Design

Unit 1: Visual recording and Communication

Unit 2: Critical and Contextual Studies in Art and Design

Unit 6: Managing a Client Brief

Unit 7: Developing and Realising Creative Intentions


Business / Enterprise    

Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign

Unit 3: Personal and Business Finance

Unit 6: Principles of Management 

Unit 7/2/6: Business Decision Making 



Unit 1: Principles of Computer Science

Unit 2: Fundamentals of Computer Systems

Unit 3: Planning and Management of Computer Systems

Unit 4: Software Design and Development Project



Unit 1: Construction Principles

Unit 2: Construction Design  

Unit 3: Tendering and Estimating 



Unit 1: Children's Development

Unit 2: Development of Children's Communication, Literacy and Numeracy Skills

Unit 4: Enquiries into Current Research in early Years Practice


Creative Media 

Unit 1: Media Representations

Unit 3: Digital Media Skills

Unit 5: Specialist Subject Investigation

Unit 8: Responding to a Commission



Unit 1: Engineering Principles

Unit 3: Engineering Product Design and Manufacture

Unit 6: Microcontroller Systems for Engineers


Equine Management    

Unit 1: Equine Structure, Form and Function

Unit 2: Equine Diet and Nutrition

Unit 3: Managing Equine Disease 


Forensic and Criminal Investigation 

Unit 5: Applications of Criminology

Unit 7: Applications of Criminal and Forensic Psychology


Please note, the criteria for this sector are:

  • 1 years' teaching experience in Psychology, Sociology or Criminology
  • A degree in Criminology, Psychology or Sociology with some relevance in Criminology or Forensics Psychology 


Health and Social Care  

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development

Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care

Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care

Unit 4: Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care



Unit1: Information Technology Systems

Unit 2: Creating Systems to Manage Information

Unit 11: Cyber Security and Incident Management

Unit 14: IT Service Delivery


Land-Based - Agriculture / Countryside Management / Horticulture / Forestry and Arboriculture

Unit 1: Professional Working Responsibilities

Unit 2: Plant and Soil Science

Unit 3: Contemporary Issues in the Land-Based Sectors



Unit 2: Professional Practice in the Music Industry

Unit 3: Ensemble Music Performance


Music Technology        

Unit 5: Music Technology in Context

Unit 6: DAW Production

Unit 7: Music Technology Enterprise Opportunities


Performing Arts               

Unit 1: Investigating Practitioners' Work

Unit 3: Group Performance Workshop

Unit 5: Individual Performance Commission

Unit 7: Employment Opportunities in the Performing Arts



Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being

Unit 19: Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity

Unit 22: Investigating Business in Sport & the Active Leisure Industry

Sport and Exercise Science         

Unit 1: Sport and Exercise Physiology

Unit 2: Functional Anatomy

Unit 3: Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology

Unit 13: Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance


Travel and Tourism         

Unit 1: The World of Travel and Tourism

Unit 2: Global Destinations

Unit 6: The UK as a Tourist Destination

Unit 7: Business Operations in Travel and Tourism 


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