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BTEC Courses are available as an option in a variety of different subjects. These are vocational based courses and combine class work, practical work and vocational setting work. They are all 100% coursework based and are continually assessed through a series of portfolios.


Students studying these will study one of the following routes and all of these are at Level 2 the equivalent to A* - C level work.

BTEC First Certificate - 15 credit unit - 1 x GCSE A* - C
BTEC First Extended Certificate - 30 credit - 2 x GCSES A* - C
The Diploma - 60 Credit - 4 x GCSES A* - C

For a short video or more information about the BTEC courses please click on this link http://www.edexcel.com/quals/firsts/Pages/default.aspx
There is also a parents guide to a BTEC please click on the file below.

There are a wide variety of BTEC courses on offer at St James School - check them out in the options booklets.