Here you’ll find information about BTEC Entry and Level 1 qualifications.

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What are BTEC Entry Level and Level 1 qualifications?

These qualifications introduce learners to the skills required to work in a particular sector, as well as cross-sector employability skills such as communication, time management and teamwork.

Available in a range of vocational contexts, they provide Entry and Level 1 learners with the opportunities to progress to higher levels and ultimately to employment.

BTEC Entry and Level 1 courses can be delivered on their own or as part of our Entry and Level 1 Programmes, taught alongside Personal Social Development and Functional Skills qualifications as part of Foundation Learning.

Who are these qualifications for?

These qualifications are suitable for a diverse range of learners including:

  • 14 to 19 year-old learners
  • adults returning to study
  • those seeking to develop greater independence
  • those who have not yet achieved accredited qualifications
  • those with specific learning needs.

What can they do for your learners?

Learners who successfully achieve these qualifications might go on to:

  • GCSEs and/or A levels
  • diplomas
  • supported employment
  • independent living.