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What is BTEC?
Established in 1984, Pearson BTEC (Business Technology and Education Council) are a progressive framework of vocational and skill-based courses, teaching and learning resources that support flexibility of teaching, online and in the classroom.
Prepare your learners for a skill-based, future ready career with a BTEC by Pearson. From fundamental learning to professional courses at the postgraduate level, BTEC offers practical, hands-on learning experiences with necessary skills that supports each learner at every step of their career journey. Whether they chose to take their skills straight into employment or further and higher education.
“BTEC played a fantastic role in setting me up well for university but also in securing my first job. I’d really recommend the BTEC as a way of pursuing a career or passion in a particular area”.
- Tunji Akintokun MBE, Senior Vice President, PwC
Levels of BTEC
A BTEC helps in developing skills at every stage of a learner's academic progression, with vocational courses suited to cater to every level of education. From foundational learning at high-school to professional courses at post graduate level, BTEC combines practical, hands-on learning with skills necessary for every step of the way. Dowload our levels here
Hear from BTEC learners, institutions, and former students below.
Meenakshi Ganeriwala, India
Mahatma Gandhi International School values our partnership with BTEC.
The teachers and learners have a love and respect for BTEC that allows us to be able to offer BTEC even though they are currently not accepted by universities.
Teaches: BTEC IT, BTEC CMP and BTEC EE
Current Role: Head of centre at Mahatma Gandhi International School
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What can a learner study?
Art & Design
The creative industry demands not just constant ideation and creativity, but also the capacity to mold thoughts according to market demand and popular trends to design big ideas. This course helps equip students with the capacity for creative thinking and to recognize its value in the creative industries and beyond.
The course essentially equips students with Sport skills, with hands-on understanding necessary to be ready for careers in training, sport and fitness related fields anywhere in the world. It provides education and training for a pathways and specialised units in the following areas; coaching, fitness, facility operations management and business management.
The objective of this course is to help build a body of specialist competencies in order to be successful in a range of careers in engineering at the Associate Engineer or Operational Engineer level.
Creative media production
The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Creative Media Production are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5.