BTEC blog

  • BTEC Protective Services - The perfect pathway to a career in the services

    Are you looking for a career where you can help and protect the public? Exploring the range of different roles in the uniformed protective services could be for you. From the police, through to the prison service or the fire service, there’s plenty of opportunity for people with the right skills and talents, with good prospects for training and progression.

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  • Where are they now? Catching up with last year’s BTEC Award winners

    What are the BTEC Awards? 

    The annual BTEC Awards – now in its 12th year – recognises and celebrates the achievements and dedication of BTEC learners, educators, and providers from all around the globe. 

    The awards highlight the BTEC qualification, providing evidence that it is an essential route to build skills and help young people achieve a fulfilling and rewarding career. At its heart, the awards are about celebrating amazing successes and sharing inspiring stories 

    The event, which takes place at Westminster Hall in London, went online in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic. This year the event will be held in person again in June. We caught up with some of our 2021 BTEC Awards winners to see what they have been doing since they picked up their prestigious award. 

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  • International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and BTEC Sport

    Today is International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, a day which celebrates the positive role sport and physical activity play in communities and in people’s lives across the globe. 

    We have spoken to three members of Bristol Sport Foundation, to find out how sport has had an impact on their local community and how the BTEC in Sport course they studied helped them on their career journeys, amplifying the power of sport and physical activity and BTEC’s position in providing a pathway to opportunity and betterment for the sector.  

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