BTEC is the qualification of choice for training providers globally. BTEC is the world’s most successful and best-loved applied learning brand, and has been engaging learners in practical, interpersonal and thinking skills for over 25 years. With a work-related pedagogy, BTEC provides learners with progression into higher education and employment. BTEC is suitable for wide range of students, built to accommodate the needs of employers and allow progression to university. They provide a more practical, real-world approach to learning alongside a key theoretical background.
BTECs are recognised in more than 80 countries worldwide, and in 2009/10 over 1.1 million learners were registered onto a BTEC.
At BAC we provide the following BTEC programs:
• BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma/National Diploma (60 Credits)
• BTEC Higher National Certificate
• BTEC Higher National Diploma
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (ND) – 60 credits
The 60-credit BTEC Level 3 Certificate covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational sector. The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers greater flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the optional units. It is broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level.
The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers an engaging programme for those who are clear about the area of employment that they wish to enter. These learning programmes can be developed to allow learners to study related and complementary qualifications without duplication of content.
For adult learners, the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma can extend their experience of work in a particular sector. It may also be a suitable qualification for those wishing to change career or move into a particular area of employment following a career break.