WHAT IS A BTEC?
BTECs are high–quality, career–focused qualifications grounded in the real world of work.
BTEC courses focus on skills-based learning and are designed around themed units. Rather than testing everything at the end, BTECs are tested throughout the course using assessments based on real-life scenarios.
This practical approach allows learners to develop and apply the knowledge, skills and behaviours that employers and universities are looking for.
With a BTEC qualification, you will learn and develop key skills such as:
- Organisation and working to deadlines
- Ability to learn and adapt
- Initiative and problem solving
- Sector-specific skills and knowledge
of businesses say they prefer their employees to have a mix of academic and technical qualifications.
(CBI Skills Survey 2018)
of BTEC students opted for their BTEC because they could learn by doing, getting hands-on experience while studying.
(Pearson BTEC Learner Survey 2019)
of Universities accept BTEC qualifications.
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YOUR BTEC COURSES
Here is the range of BTEC qualifications you can choose from, and where they can lead you.
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