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edexcel
advancinglearning.changinglives
 
.,WhatisaBTEC?
ABTECisawork-relatedqualification,exclusivetoEdexcel,whichisdesignedtoprovidelearnerswiththe skills,knowledgeandbehaviourstheyneedinanincreasinglycompetitiveglobalworkplace.Assuch,all BTECqualificationsarebasedonprovidinglearnerswithemployabilityskillsandtransferableskillssuchas:problemsolvingskills;theabilitytoplanandschedulework;theabilitytoworkaspartofateam;andtheabilitytomulti-taskondifferentprojects.WhendevelopingourBTECs,weworkverycloselywithemployersandprofessionalbodiesfromvariousindustriestocreatequalificationswhichcoverallaspectsoftheindustryinquestion.Forexample,aBTEC NationalCertificateinbusinesswouldincludetopicssuchaslaw,marketing,humanresourcesandaccounting.BTECsareextremelyflexibleandcanberunbyschools,trainingproviders,collegesandemployersdependingontheirneeds.Additionally,becausetheyareavailableatdifferentcompetencylevels,BTECsarerelevantforarangeoflearnersfromyoungadultsseekinganalternativeroutetoacademicstudiestomorematureandexperiencedlearnerswhoarealreadyemployed.AllBTECscombineacertainnumberofGuidedLearningHours(GLH)alongwithindependentstudyinordertogivelearnersthefreedomtoworkattheirownpacewhilebenefitingfromteacher-supervisedsessions.
WhichindustriesdoesBTECcover?
AppliedSciencesArtandDesignBankingandFinancialServicesBusiness,ManagementandServicesChildren'sCare,LearningandDevelopmentConstructionEducationandTrainingEngineeringHairdressing,BeautyandRelatedTherapiesHealth,CareandCounsellingHospitalityITandComputingLandandtheEnvironmentLanguagesMediaPerformingArtsandMusicPublicServicesandSecuritySport,LeisureandRecreationTravel,TourismandTransportServices
HowareBTECsassessed?
SinceBTECshavebeencreatedtoallowlearnerstogain knowledgefromreal-life,work-basedcasestudies,theydo notsitexamsbutarerequiredtocompleteprojects andsimilarassessments.Inthiswaylearnersmaycontinuously improvetheirperformanceastheywouldintheprofessional workplaceEachBTECismadeupofunits.Thenumberofunitsa learnertakesdependsonthelevelandsizeofBTECbeing studied(egBTECFirst,BTECNational,BTECHigher National).Inordertocompleteeachunit,learnersmust achieveasetofoutcomeswhichareacombinationof theoreticalandpracticalexercises.Theprojectsthat learnersundertakeformthebasisoftheirunitresults whicharegradedasaPass,aMeritoraDistinction.Since theassessmentprocessisongoing,itallowsthelearnersto analyseandimprovetheirperformancethroughoutthe courseinmuchthesamewayastheywouldinareal workplace.
WhereareBTECsdelivered?
BTECsaredeliveredbyschools,colleges,universities, trainingprovidersandemployers.Theyarepopular qualificationsamongstyoungpeopleandadultsalike. BTECsareflexible,enablinglearnerstostudythemeither full-tirneorpart-time.
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