The currently existing 13,000 technical qualificaitons will be replaced by 'routes' in subjects including construction, creative and design, digital, engineering and manufacturing, and health and science.
The Queen's speech repeated these proposals and Anne Milton, a minister in the department for education, confirmed that the government had begun consulting on these proposals in a written question.
Source: Manifesto - Page 52
Reference 1: Queen's Speech
Reference 2: Written question