What is BTEC Level 3 business equivalent?
3 A levels
It is an internationally recognised qualification from the Edexcel exam board that is accepted and respected by UK employers and universities. The BTEC Level 3 Business Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A levels.
What is BTEC Level 2 business equivalent?
Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.
What is a BTEC Level 3 equivalent to?
Btec Level 3 = equivalent to A-levels. Btec Level 4-5 = equivalent to 1st and 2nd year of an undergraduate degree.
Are BTECs harder than A levels?
BTEC levels one to three are supposed to be equivalent to GCSEs and A-levels. But life is far harder for BTEC students. A-level students can study three or four different courses and even if they miss out on the highest grades they can still get into university. …
Do universities prefer A levels or BTEC?
Most unis accept BTEC applicants. As Laura confirmed to us, “All of our courses at Oxford Brookes are open to students with BTECs.” Even Russell Group universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, recognise BTECs as part of their overall course requirements.
What is a Level 2 BTEC equivalent to?
The BTEC First Award is a vocational qualification at Level 2 or Level 1. The Level 2 grade is the equivalent of a GCSE grade between A*-C (dependant upon final grade achieved), the Level 1 grade is equivalent to a GCSE grade between D and G.
What is a level 2 in BTEC?
BTEC Firsts are available from entry level to Level 2 (similar standard to GCSEs). These offer an introduction to work in a vocational sector. Combined with other qualifications, these can enable you to go on to further study, to an apprenticeship, or into employment.
Are A levels harder than BTECs?
What happens if you fail one unit in BTEC Level 3?
It is not possible at Tallis to retake units. Failing a unit dramatically limits a student’s final grade. Some units are ‘Core Units’ and failing a Core Unit means that a student fails the entire BTEC course. There is then no reason for them to remain a student in our sixth form.