Date Posted: May 16, 2019
Citizens Advice County Durham in partnership with DurhamWorks will be holding sessions to help young people to complete the Durham County Council Apprenticeship application forms before the closing date on 9th June.
These will be run on the following dates:
Peterlee (CACD office) 20th – 22nd May Bishop Auckland (Four Clocks) 28th – 30th May Bishop Auckland (Four Clocks) 3rd – 5th June
All sessions will be 9.30am – 16.00pm
Sessions will be held after the 10th June to help applicants prepare for possible interviews.
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BTEC qualifications are actually technical awards, technical certificates, applied generals and tech levels but because students are familiar with the term ‘BTEC’ we have given them their own section.
BTECs taught as applied generals are vocational qualifications that provide underpinning knowledge for a work sector but do not usually qualify students to work in the sector. However, a BTEC that is a technical certificate or tech level can act as a ‘licence to practise’ in certain roles. For example, a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Childcare and Education may be suitable for employers in roles such as nursery assistant, early years worker or education support assistant in a school.
BTECs are available in broad sector areas such as health and social care, childcare and education, engineering, construction, etc.
There are 3 levels of qualification:
BTEC awards /BTEC introductory
BTEC Level 2 award/certificates
BTECs at Level 3 have some equivalence to A-levels, for example:
*GLH is only a guide and some sectors have different GLH for their qualifications
Find out more on the Pearson website.