BTEC overview

Over 1 million learners every year choose BTEC because...

Whether you’re the next big entrepreneur or looking to go to a top university, BTEC has a route for you. BTEC courses are high quality, hands-on qualifications grounded in the real world of work. You will learn by doing, and develop valuable employability skills that you will use throughout your future career or progression into university. What's more, you don't have to choose between BTEC and A levels or BTEC and GCSEs, because they can be studied alongside one another. 

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What is a BTEC?

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Where next with a BTEC?

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How are BTECs assessed and graded?

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Progress with BTEC

Progress with BTEC

Find out how to progress

Progression to work or study

BTECs are developed in consultation with employers and higher education experts, so they can trust that anyone with a BTEC will demonstrate the high standards of knowledge, practical skills and understanding required for further study and employment. 

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Find out more about the BTEC Awards

BTEC Awards

The 2018 BTEC Awards will take place in July to celebrate vocational excellence.

Find out more about the BTEC Awards

Discover the BTEC brand ambassadors

BTEC ambassadors

Be inspired by the success stories of our BTEC ambassadors and explore the different options open to you with a BTEC.

Discover the BTEC ambassadors

BTEC qualifications

BTEC qualifications

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