Our BTEC qualifications  give schools and colleges a wide range of practical, career-based options to create a rich, broad curriculum to engage and motivate students. BTEC offers the flexibility to teach through real-life scenarios and cover theories and contexts to bring subjects to life.

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Teach BTEC

BTECs can be taken alongside, or in place of, GCSEs and A levels and support students’ preferred progression route to university, an Apprenticeship or into a career.

We offer BTEC qualifications across 16 industries and are recognised by universities and employers in over 70 countries.

BTECs can be delivered by schools and colleges and are available from Level 1 to Level 5. Our qualifications are developed with employers, teachers, government and industry experts and are endorsed by employers and Higher Education institutions.


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Did you know that 99% of Higher Education Institutions in the UK accepted BTEC as part of their entry requirements in 2019?

BTEC qualifications

The breadth and depth of BTEC subjects on offer means that schools and colleges can create programmes of study to give their learners the opportunity to access the courses best suited to their interests and needs.

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Explore our qualifications by Level

BTEC Firsts allow Level 1 and Level 2 learners to develop their knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context.

BTEC Firsts

BTEC Tech Awards are Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications designed specifically for 14-16 year olds in schools and are taught alongside GCSEs.

BTEC Tech Awards

BTEC Level 2 Technicals help post-16 learners stand out from the crowd by building the skills they’ll need to start and succeed in their chosen careers.

BTEC Technicals

BTEC Nationals are Level 3 vocational qualifications that provide specialist, work-related learning in a range of sectors.

BTEC Nationals

BTEC Higher Nationals are internationally-recognised higher education qualifications at level 4 and 5 that are equivalent to the first and second years of a university degree, providing progression to both university and employment.

BTEC Higher Nationals

Support and resources

We support you with all aspects of qualification delivery by subject, from understanding our qualifications, course planning and training, to assessment guidance and post-results services. Our team of subject advisors are also on hand to help with your questions.

Find out more about:

> Supporting you to deliver BTEC
> BTEC support services
> Tools for recruiting learners
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> Young professional skills for learners

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If you want to know more about BTEC or have a questions then we would love to hear from you. 

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