Industry engagement

Industry is placed at the heart of Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications. Throughout qualification development and validation, we work with industry experts to structure our qualifications to meet industry standards.

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We work with industry post-validation to further recognise our qualifications as high quality and career-focused; whether that be in the form of upskilling their own workforce with our qualifications or simply formally accepting the qualification as a part of the application process.

We are proud to have developed our Pearson BTEC Higher National in Social and Community Work with experts from organisations, including: Skills for Care, Think Local, Act Personal Partnership, Anchor, British Association of Social Workers, Ginger Giraffe Cooperative and Independence Matters. The representatives are able to help design our qualifications to equip learners with skills required by industry across the world.

Graham Care Group, Homecarers Liverpool and Independence Matters supported the qualification’s registration to Ofqual.