Our Pearson BTEC International qualifications have been developed to fulfil the specific skillsets required by industry. Combining Pearson’s educational excellence and experience in developing world-class academic and vocational qualifications with world leading employers, you can ensure learners are getting the best out of their BTEC International qualification. This page outlines our current partnerships and showcases how we work closely with each partner to develop propositions that works for both industry and the learner.
Liverpool Football Club
Our partnership with Premier League football club and current World Cup Champions Liverpool FC is the first of its kind. These qualifications are only available to international markets, to meet the needs of a growing global sports industry within which new careers are emerging and developing all the time.
Our co-brand industry-leading qualifications in sport, coaching, fitness and leisure combine our educational expertise with sporting excellence and have carefully been designed to meet the needs of young people and adults who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to pursue a career in sport, coaching, fitness and leisure and other related sectors across the world.
British Esports Association
Our partnership with the British Esports Association on the new BTEC qualifications in Esports is a major step forward in supporting the creation of long-term careers in the growing esports industry both in the UK and internationally.
The new Level 3 Esports qualifications has been developed to meet this upcoming demand for skills in esports. The qualifications include a breadth of transferable skills that enable learners to experience different areas of esports to aid their progression to employment, either directly or via further study. Esports offers a unique opportunity to study a sector that crosses over multiple subject areas such as sport, marketing, enterprise, IT and the creatives. It provides an opportunity for alignment of social, physical, mental and financial skills into one qualification to deepen and expand learning. These are skills that are highly valued in the changing and fluid workplace.
Pearson joins Global Consortium to launch programme to tackle Covid-19 youth job crisis.
Online initiative led by social enterprise app Goodwall will help unlock job, education and funding opportunities for 10 million young people, in partnership with leading UN organisations and international partners.
BAME Apprenticeship Awards
Our partnership with Thinkfest on the UK’s first BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic groups) Apprenticeship Awards is key to the sustainability of businesses and apprenticeships overall.
The Awards celebrate and showcase the outstanding work and achievement of apprentices from black and minority ethnic groups and aims to inspire them to reach their full potential. The awards also shine a light on the great work of employers and training providers who are championing the importance of racial diversity and inclusion in the workplace, to enable people of all ethnicities and cultures to thrive.