BTEC Firsts provide both Key Stage 4 and Post-16 learners with the opportunity to take a vocational qualification in their chosen area of study. These qualifications are designed to equip both sets of learners with the skills and knowledge they will need to progress to further study.
|BTEC First Awards for KS4 (Level 1/2)
In schools, learners have the opportunity to study a BTEC First Award (120 GLH) in their chosen subject as part of their wider programme of study.
|BTEC Firsts for Post-16 (Level 2)
For post-16 learners BTEC Firsts offer learners the Certificate (240 GLH), Extended Certificate(360 GLH) or Diploma (480 GLH) as their main focus of study.
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Chosen by over 1 million students each year, BTECs are skills-based qualifications that will help you to develop the practical real-world knowledge, experience and skills that they need to progress and succeed throughout your academic and professional life.
Find out more about how BTEC can help you to progress and achieve your goals: whether that’s to get into university, get an apprenticeship or land your dream job!