BTEC Higher Nationals Industry Engagement
Industry is placed at the heart of BTEC Higher National qualifications. Co-designed with industry, students and education experts, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals provide real-world experience as well as academic knowledge.
Employers value the skills and knowledge that BTEC Higher National students bring to the workplace, and many organisations recognise our qualifications. Information about the formal recognition and agreements that we have in place can be found below.
British Computing Society (BCS)
Digital Technologies Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma students are eligible for access to BCS membership student membership whilst studying, and can also progress towards becoming a professional member with the organisation.
Institute of Science and Technology (IST)
Students who complete Higher Nationals in Digital Technologies may be eligible for a professional membership with the IST. Applications are assessed on an individual basis and any membership grade offered is dependent upon both the qualifications and the experience of the applicant.