Qatar Skills Academy – Higher Education Pathways

Programmes Offered

“Gain your UK qualification locally today!”

Qatar Skills Academy Offers BTEC in Business courses from Level 3 to Level 5 suitable for both school leavers and working professionals working their way to a university degree qualification. BTEC qualifications are UK based qualifications under EdExcel, the largest awarding body for education in the world. BTEC is undertaken in further education, six forms, colleges and local training centers worldwide.

Edexcel BTEC qualifications

Edexcel and BTEC qualifications are awarded by Pearson, the UK’s largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications that are globally recognised and benchmarked. Edexcel BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Business (QCF) and Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business (QCF) are designed to provide highly specialized, work-related qualifications in a range of business sectors. This qualification gives learners the knowledge, understanding, and skills that they need to prepare for university and employment. It is ideal for those students who prefer interactive assignments grounded in experiential learning.

BTEC Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in Business

Sessions Duration Credits Equivalent
4 days per week
SUN – WED
(9am – 2pm)
(9am – 2pm)
Approximately 35 WeeksApproximately 35 Weeks 90 1.5 A LevelsApproximately 35 Weeks

Progression

Learners are able to progress from Edexcel BTEC L3 90 Credit to the Edexcel BTEC extended program or take this qualification with their IGCE’s and move to a foundation degree programme. Edexcel BTEC qualifications also support Continuing Professional Development (CPD), which allows you to move into employment.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business

Sessions Duration Credits Equivalent
4 days per week
SUN – WED
(9am – 2pm)
(9am – 2pm)
4 days per week SUN – WED (9am – 2pm) 180 3 A Levels

Progression

Learners are able to progress from their BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business to the 1st year HNC programme followed by 2nd year into the HND programme. After completing the 2nd year HND programme, you might be able to join certain universities in their 2nd year bachelor degree programme provided the entrance requirements are met.

  • BTEC LEVEL 3

    BTEC LEVEL 3 Diploma & Extended Diploma in Business

    The BTEC qualification in this specification is BTEC 90 credit Diploma & 180 Credit Extended Diploma in Business Level 3 designed to provide highly specialized, work-related qualifications in a range of business sectors. This qualification gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for university and employment.

    The qualification is presented in a way that is easy to understand and measure. It enables the learners to gain a taste of how an actual career in business would be like through it’s practical and case study driven course design. On successful completion of a BTEC Level 3 Extended qualification, learners can progress to or within employment or first year into selected universities. BTEC qualifications are accepted in many universities in the UK as well as internationally. Please check on your requirements with your respective university as these requirements change from time to time.

    • Level 3 Award in Business
    • Level 3 Extended Award in Business