BTEC HND in Telecom Engineering


1Introduction

Introduction

1Edexcel International

Edexcel International

1Award (Diploma)

Award (Diploma)

1Programmes Available

Programmes Available

1Remarks

Remarks


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Assessment

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BTEC

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HND in Srilanka - A Comparision

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Applications & Further Information

 

Introduction



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.

Assessment



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



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

Duration

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

Nil

Programmes Available



BTEC HND in ELECTRONIC AND TELECOMMUNICATION

 

BTEC ND in ENGINEERING (INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING FOUNDATION)

Applications & Further InformationDownload



 Applications

All applications should be submitted to the Administrative Officer of the respective centre directly or through post/email (admissions@bcas.lk). You can collect the application form at the respective centre or one can be download here http://www.bcas.lk/posters/120727120733Application%20Form.pdf . 

 

For Further Information:

Admissions Enquiries

British College of Applied Studies
32, Dharmarama Road,
Colombo-06,
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 2559255,

        +94 11 2501145
Email: admissions@bcas.lk

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

Remarks



 

REMARKS:

 

1. Acceptance of your application by the respective counsellor/admission officer does not guarantee the admission to your chosen course.

 2. All applications for admission must accompany certified true copies of all supporting documents as listed in the application form and/or advised by the counsellor/admission officer.

3. Incomplete applications will not be considered for admission and will be differed to the next available batch or until such time the missing information is supplied.

4. Final decision on your application rests entirely with the admission board of the relevant university or the awarding body. All what BCAS will do is facilitate the admission process and it does not have any say on the final outcome. 

5. After admission is confirmed, if any information given in the application form is found to be incorrect/ inappropriate or any document is found to be faked or doctored, your admission will be revoked forthwith.  You will thus be barred from getting admission to any other course with BCAS in the future.

6. By signing the application form you are agreeing to be bound by all the rules and bylaws of BCAS and your admission may be withdrawn should you fail to comply with any of them.

7. It is solely your responsibility to verify the recognition of the qualification to be awarded at the successful completion of the course  by any other local/international bodies in Sri Lanka and/or any other countries.

 8. You are hereby made aware that any changes brought about by countries/ local or international bodies or organizations in the future pertaining to the recognition of the qualification are beyond the control of BCAS and hence it (BCAS) cannot be held responsible under any circumstance in such a development.