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. BTECs are work-related qualifications suitable for a wide range of learners.

About BTEC

Real skills for the real world

btec_MG_3351Over the last 25 years, BTEC qualifications have helped people across the globe develop the skills they need to achieve their education and career goals. Engaging and inspiring, these career-related qualifications are suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities. Our practical learning focuses students’ minds and helps to show how theory works in real life.

Created in collaboration with educators and industry and covering a wide range of subject specialisms, BTEC qualifications develop 21st century skills sought after by employers across the globe. They allow learners to directly access further or higher education, and prepare them for employment.

BTEC’s unique, hands-on approach means that students will leave not only with an internationally recognized qualification – but with real skills and knowledge that can immediately be put to use in a professional or academic context.

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Case study

Human Academy

HABS - Human Academy Business SchoolHuman Academy is a nationwide vocational training school with an enrolment of over 40,000 learners across 63 different sites on over 500 different programmes. The mission of Human Academy is to provide career and education opportunities for students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and capabilities to help them achieve their dreams.

In 2010 Human Academy approached Pearson to update and accredit their existing childcare programme as a BTEC in order to align it against UK and international standards for the sector and to improve career prospects for their learners.

In 2012 Human Academy was awarded the prize of Centre of Excellence, one of only 12 BTEC schools to win this award for high quality of delivery and learner experience.

In 2015 Human Academy Business School introduced the BTEC Level 7 in Strategic Management & Leadership as part of a new MBA course, in partnership with Middlesex University London, to support the development of global human resources in Japan.

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