The UK education system is highly respected throughout the world for rigorously
applied standards of quality, regulated by the Qualifications and Curriculum
Authority (QCA), the UK government body responsible for the development,
accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than
UK awarding bodies like BTEC is committed to ensuring the
absolute integrity of their qualifications. They work closely with the QCA to
continually review their performance against the QCA quality assurance criteria
to ensure that standards are rigorously maintained.
BTEC have their own standards boards that maintain and
improve standards. This allows for the development of stringent quality
standards, assures the respect and confidence of international schools, colleges
and universities, governments, employers and educationalists alike. The
awarding bodies are governed by their respective committees of prominent
educational and business professionals who take a strong interest in the
international transferability of qualifications.