Vocational qualifications help you to develop knowledge, skills and understanding
in an area of work (e.g. Business, Art and Design, Caring for Children).
You will also develop the skills you will need to prepare you for employment or
progression into Higher Education.
Listed below are some of the types of vocational qualifications offered by Tameside College
BTEC Introductory, First and National Qualifications
BTEC courses offer a mixture of practical and theoretical work and are assessed
mainly through coursework. They can be taken at Level 1 (Introductory), Level 2
(First) and Level 3 (National). A BTEC National Diploma is equivalent to 3 A levels.