Level 1 - BTEC Introductory Diplomas and Certificates.
The Level 1 courses help to provide the basic knowledge and skills needed to do a certain job.
Level 2 - BTEC First Diplomas and Certificates
Slightly more advanced, the Level 2 offers a higher level of knowledge and understanding of a subject, as well as the ability to perform a variety of tasks with guidance or supervision. This experience can be vital when applying for jobs.
Level 3 - BTEC Diplomas, Certificates and Awards, and BTEC Nationals
This level allows the learner to gain or apply a range of knowledge, skills and understanding, at a detailed level. It could be appropriate if you plan to go to university, work independently, or (in some cases) supervise and train others in their field of work.
Level 4 - BTEC Professional Diplomas, Certificates and Awards
Requiring specialist knowledge, Level 4 courses typically involve detailed analysis and expert knowledge in an area of work or study. This level of course is appropriate for those working in technical or professional jobs, management or even training others.
Level 5 - BTEC Professional Diplomas, Certificates and Awards
Involving an even higher level of expertise and providing the learner with a competence in managing and training others, this level aims to further develop a knowledge and understanding in a particular field. It also gives appropriate experience so the learner can respond appropriately to complex problems and situations, making it a perfect level for those looking to become a higher grade technician, manager or other role in a professional capacity.
Level 6 - BTEC Advanced Professional Diplomas, Certificates and Awards
Level 6 BTEC Courses ensure the learner can develop a high-level knowledge in an area of work or study, enabling them to use their own ideas and research in response to troublesome situations. We recommend this level for those in professional management positions or those working alongside knowledge-based professionals.
Level 7 - BTEC Advanced Professional Diplomas, Certificates and Awards
Level 7 is currently the highest level of study in the BTEC programme, and upon completion learners are highly developed and hold a complex level of knowledge in their desired field. It’s an appropriate course for both managers and professionals at a senior level, particularly as the skills offered enables the learner to develop original responses to unpredictable situations.