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BTEC

(ˈbɪˌtɜk)
(in Britain) n acronym for
1. (Education) Business and Technology Council
2. (Education) a certificate or diploma in a vocational subject awarded by this body
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In BTEC Art & Design, 24 students gained high grades (DMM or higher) and 11 students achieved a triple distinction* grade.
Once drafted and tested in an accredited lab environment, the efficiency test procedure is slated to be published as a voluntary BTEC document and made publicly available.
The BTEC award is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at A-C grade, and is useful for young people who are hoping to move on to higher education.
Representatives from 50 Welsh colleges and training providers attended Tuesday's event to find out more about implementing the BTEC Apprenticeships in their centres.
Ryan explained: "I discovered the BTEC National was the equivalent of A levels.
When students have finished their exams, many think their only option is to do a degree - even if there isn't a course that really takes their fancy," said Dr Paul Gibbs, head of the higher education unit at Edexcel, the exams group which devises BTEC HND courses.
Headquartered in a 200,000 square foot facility on the Houston Ship Channel, BTEC specializes in the refurbishment, repair and packaging of large gas turbines as well as turnkey power plant design, construction, commissioning and support ("EPC").
Sian Holmes was commended in the Outstanding BTEC Sports Student of the Year category.
Unlike solar panels and wind turbines, biomass heating systems often lack visibility, and therefore system owners do not receive the same kind of recognition for their efforts to generate renewable energy," Joseph Seymour, BTEC Executive Director explained.
BTEC Level 3 qualifications are vocational qualifications, an alternative route to A-levels for people aged 16 years and over, which are equivalent to three A2 courses.
Jessica McNally, 18, from Wavertree, was one of 14 students who chose not to take traditional qualifications and completed a BTEC National Diploma in Sport run by the Blues' charity Everton In The Community (EITC).
Since then all new drivers are required to sit a BTEC course in taxi and private hire driving which, while not a test of English skills, requires drivers to be able to communicate to a high level.