A test board has apologized after some BTec understudies didn’t accept their outcomes true to form last Thursday, tossing college places into uncertainty.
Pearson said a “tiny rate” of its BTec understudies in England and Wales were impacted.
A huge number of understudies accepted their A-level, BTec and T-level outcomes this week.
One understudy told BBC News he has now botched his opportunity of a clearing place at his picked college.
James, 18, from Sheffield, did a BTec in formally dressed public administrations at Sheffield College.
As his companions praised their outcomes on Thursday, he was sat reviving the web-based results page.
“I was informed I would ideally get them before the day’s over yet nothing came – it’s been truly distressing,” he said.
“It’s sort of circumventing in a circle – not having my outcomes, asking individuals where they are, being told to pause regardless not getting them.”
James, who applied to concentrate on regulation and criminal science at Sheffield Hallam University, actually couldn’t say whether he has gotten a spot.
His arrangements to exchange up in getting and perused regulation at the University free from Sheffield have fallen through because of the postponement, he said.
Another test board, OCR, has likewise had defers giving Cambridge Technicals results to certain understudies.
It says it will keep on handling results throughout the end of the week and it has “conveyed in excess of 1,000 outcomes to schools and universities inside the most recent 24 hours.”
BTecs – Business and Technology Education Council capabilities – and Cambridge Technicals are professional courses which are generally evaluated through down to earth learning, with composed tests representing only a little component of the last imprint.
To get a general grade, the imprints from each module are required.
Pearson has not said the number of understudies that are pausing, but rather that it is a “tiny rate”.
The test load up said it was working nonstop with schools, adding staff would “be here the entire end of the week attempting to come by results out straightaway”.
It added that UCAS, the college and school affirmations administration, said everything thing these understudies can manage is contact their college of decision straightforwardly and request that they hold their place.
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The tests controller Ofqual says it has “each compassion” with understudies yet to get an outcome.
The CEO of the Association of Colleges, David Hughes, says the deferral has placed additional tension on understudies.
“It is truly unpleasant in the most ideal circumstances however when a postponement happens this way, I think it is horrendous,” he said.