BTEC HND in Telecom Engineering



1Edexcel International

Edexcel International

1Award (Diploma)

Award (Diploma)

1Programmes Available

Programmes Available






HND in Srilanka - A Comparision


Applications & Further Information



Higher National Diploma popularly known as BTEC HND is a flagship qualification of Edexcel. HNDs are offered in over 9 major disciplines. These are 16 Unit qualifications and can be completed though approved centres of Edexcel . 

It is a Pre-degree or Vocational Qualification awarded by Edexcel of UK. Successful completion of this BTEC HND from Edexcel guarantees a placement in either second or third year in any university or college in the UK or elsewhere. For those who are successful at A-Level, it is an ideal path to aim for a degree or to be armed with an internationally recognized qualification which will pave the way for a highly-paid job in a selected field. 

It provides the right balance between knowledge and skills. Students who take BTEC HNC/HND can get better and more profitable employment options at the end of the course as well as opportunities for higher Education (Bachelor of Science Degree) whereby he/she can aim for even better job options.

Whatever country in the world you choose to study this course, the end product will be the same, that is, it is recognized worldwide for employment and by universities for Degree Education with 1-2 years exemption. 

BTEC HND is a unique and universally recognized qualification that discerning employers throughout the world look for to provide employment. Its features are:


·         Ready admission to any University in UK or elsewhere.

·         Recognition by professional bodies.

·         Continuous assessment through practical activities and assignments.

·         Modular Qualification Structure which means successful achievement of individual modules to be recognized as building towards the whole qualification.

·         Development of employability and transferable skills.

·         Quality assured programme of study.

·         Recognition of previous experience.

·         An internationally recognized qualification at all levels of ability.


Edexcel has a strong quality assurance system which includes Quality Audit, External Standard Verification and regular visits to the centers by UK and regional staff.


The focus of HND is on practical knowledge; all units are evaluated through continuous assignments and assessments, projects built into the programme and tests for authentication of knowledge gained. 

Tests and assignments are set up and evaluated by BCAS (approved centres of Edexcel) within the framework provided by Edexcel. It is done not only to evaluate the Academic skills of the candidates but also incorporate the necessary arrangements to evaluate the ability and achievement of the common skills areas of the students. Common skills are an integral part of Edexcel philosophy.

Assignments, tests and their assessments are audited by Edexcel's External Standard Verifiers continuously to maintain standards.


Edexcel has a strong quality assurance system which includes Quality Audit, External Standard Verification and regular visits to the centers by UK and regional staff.

Edexcel International

One of the three major awarding bodies in UK, it is a vital and innovative force in education and training. Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of two of the leading examination and assessment boards in the UK: the Business and Technology Council (BTEC) which offered widely recognised vocational qualifications and, the University of London Examinations and Assessment Council (ULEAC).


This amalgamation made Edexcel the first awarding body for both academic and vocational qualifications. They offer qualifications in a vast range of subjects that offer breadth and depth of knowledge and which are welcomed by universities and employers alike.


Each of their qualifications has been developed in consultation with the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, and will certify you for success in the modern and changing world.


Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall.


Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.


Edexcel vocational qualifications include NVQ and BTEC from entry level to Higher National Diplomas. BTECs are recognised in more than 80 countries worldwide, and in 2009/10 over 1.1 million learners were registered onto a BTEC. 


BTEC originally stood for the Business & Technology (formally Technician) Education Council, but as of 1996, when it merged with the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC) to become Edexcel, the initials 'BTEC' have remained a brand name for a range of respected vocational qualifications - e.g. BTEC Higher National.

People around the world, look towards BTEC from Edexcel international, when considering vocational qualifications. 

Whether you want to leave college with a certified record of achievement or go on to study at university or aim for a higher position in your career, BTEC vocational qualifications will equip you with the skills you need to succeed in the ever changing work environment.

Award (Diploma)

At the end of successful completion of all units you will be awarded (Conditions apply) with BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing or Business Information Technology from Edexcel UK . 

HND in Srilanka - A Comparision


In United Kingdom

In Sri Lanka


24 Months.

16-18 Months.

Entry Requirements

GCE A/L with Acceptable Score in IELTS/ TOEFL Cumbersome & strict Visa Procedures.

2 Simple Passes in Advance Level or GCE O-Level with recognized IT Certificates.

Course Fee

£ 10,000 + Additional Fees 
for English Courses.

Only £ 1400 
(Approximately Rs . 200,000.00)

Living Expenses

£ 10,000


Programmes Available




Applications & Further InformationDownload


All applications should be submitted to the Administrative Officer of the respective centre directly or through post/email ( You can collect the application form at the respective centre or one can be download here . 


For Further Information:

Admissions Enquiries

British College of Applied Studies
32, Dharmarama Road,
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2559255,

        +94 11 2501145

British College of Applied Studies
344, Peradeniya Road,
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 81 2224731