When you are selecting your course, it's important to know which is right for you - there are different levels and different qualification options to choose from.
If you would like to know more or would like guidance in selecting the course that is right for you, please contact a member of the GBS team —we are more than happy to help.
A practical introduction to working in a chosen area or sector of industry. Go on to further study, take an apprenticeship or join the workplace at a junior level.
Develop fundamental skills and knowledge with a hands-on course. Post-course, start your career, continue studies, or join a professional development programme.
A recognised industry-specific course that is more practical than theoretical.
HNC can lead to employment opportunities, however most students move on to the HND course.
2 years (or 1 year post HNC)
A work-related, practical course that is a step up from HNC, digging deeper into a subject. HND can open doors to a great career. Many follow HND with a one-year top-up degree.
BTEC Level 5 Diploma
A hands-on course, with advanced level practical sessions and case studies. You'll be ready to work in a variety of contexts and to advance your career.
A course that gives you specific skills for a particular role, industry or sector. Be better placed to take advantage of career opportunities within your chosen sector.