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BTECs, OCR Nationals and other vocational qualifications | nidirect

Vocational qualifications: how BTEC and OCR Nationals can help give you the skills for a particular job or area of work. Find out what they are, subjects available, how you are assessed and where they can lead.

Qualifications and courses for over-50s | nidirect

Find out about learning a new language, developing your hobby, or investigate work-based learning or an academic degree for over 50s

Routes into university and higher education | nidirect

Find out about routes into higher education - whether you have A levels, vocational qualifications, other qualifications - or if you don't have formal qualifications

Guide to qualifications | nidirect

Information on the different qualifications you could go for - whether you want to get a new job or go on to further study. Find out about academic and vocational qualifications, the qualifications needed for higher ...

Qualifications: What the different levels mean | nidirect

Qualifications: how to compare them. Find out the 'levels' for different qualifications and see how one type of qualification can lead on to another.