BTEC Nationals

Welcome to BTEC Nationals

BTEC Nationals provide specialist, work-related learning across a range of sectors. Delivering the knowledge, skills and understanding students need to prepare for their chosen career, BTEC Nationals offer progression to higher or further education or into employment.

Alongside A levels, BTECs are the most widely recognised qualification for admission to higher education (HE) - around one in four of all students starting HE courses in England in 2015 had achieved a BTEC National qualification.

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BTEC Nationals from 2016 and 2017

Find out everything you need to know about your new BTEC Nationals.

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    1. Aeronautical Engineering
    2. Agriculture
    3. Aircraft Maintenance
    4. Animal Management
    5. Applied Law
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    7. Art and Design
    8. Aviation Operations
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    1. Dental Technology
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    1. Health and Social Care
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    4. Hospitality
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    1. Travel and Tourism
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Explore BTEC Nationals
Teaching in the UK
Teaching outside the UK

Your new BTEC Nationals 

Teaching in the UK 

Teaching outside the UK 

Your new BTEC Level 3 Nationals are equivalent in standard to A levels, providing specialist qualifications for learners who have a clear line of sight to their future career or are planning to progress through further or higher education. They’re suitable for students aged 16 and over.

Chosen by over 1 million learners every year, BTEC offers a range of professional qualifications for anyone taking their first steps into the world of work, progressing through their careers, or planning to enter university.

After 30 years of proven success, more employers and Higher Education institutions across the globe are choosing BTEC-qualified candidates for their practical knowledge and employability skills.


Track record of success
HE and Employer support

Track record of success

HE and Employer support

Employer involvement

Be inspired by the success stories of some recent BTEC students and explore the different options open to you with a BTEC.

Alongside A levels, BTEC are most widely recognized qualification for admission to higher education (HE) – nearly a quarter of all students starting HE courses in England in 2015 had achieved a BTEC National qualification.

Some of the new BTEC Nationals 2016 qualifications require involvement from employers, providing you with the opportunity to get local employers involved in the teaching of the qualifications.


Tasks

Grading

myBTEC

myBTEC

Learn more about the BTEC Nationals tasks and how they allowing students to actively demonstrate their learning in external assessment.

Find out more about our BTEC National qualifications, what and how students learn, how they are assessed, and their opportunities for progression.

myBTEC is an online toolkit to streamline BTEC planning, delivery, and assessment. It is free to use for UK BTEC centres.


Your Subject Advisors

Getting Ready to Teach

Subject Advisors

Contact your subject advisor to get specialist support with a range of subject-specific queries, such as specifications, qualification delivery and general assessment.

Getting Ready to Teach events are free, full-day events specifically designed to walk you through the delivery of your new BTEC 2016 National courses.


Select a subject

  1. A

    1. Aeronautical Engineering
    2. Agriculture
    3. Aircraft Maintenance
    4. Animal Management
    5. Applied Law
    6. Applied Science
    7. Art and Design
    8. Aviation Operations
  2. B

  3. C

  4. D

    1. Dental Technology
  5. E

  6. F

  7. H

    1. Health and Social Care
    2. Horse Management
    3. Horticulture
    4. Hospitality
  8. I

  9. L

  10. M

  11. O

  12. P

  13. R

  14. S

  15. T

    1. Travel and Tourism
  16. V

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