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  • Business and Technology Education Council, a vocational qualification in the United Kingdom.


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  • But according to the Associated Press, White was closely involved in a billing dispute between BTEC and the Coastal Water Authority related to BTEC's claims that it wasn't being paid enough by the Authority.

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  • White insisted that he had "no interest" in BTEC at the time of the hurricane and that "at no time did I benefit from BTEC's work on behalf of this community."

    The return of social issues

  • At the time, Perry accused White of "profiting from Hurricane Rita" because of his investment in a company, BTEC Turbine, that he had recommended to aid the Houston-area Coastal Water Authority with relief efforts.

    The return of social issues

  • It's all a long way from the West Sussex College of Design in Worthing – now Northbrook College Sussex – where Spruce studied for a BTEC vocational qualification in graphic design in the 1980s.

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  • Vocational diplomas and other courses offered by the Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) were not merely promoted as being of more ‘value’ (both to the students and the schools); they had become the only ‘pathway’ open to certain students.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • These include a local knowledge test as well as the BTEC required by the council.'

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • The BTEC for taxi drivers was introduced by the exam board Edexcel in 2005 with the help of the Department for Transport.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Steve Wright, principal licensing officer for the council, said the English exam was a way to evaluate the level of support the drivers will need to take the BTEC.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • By contrast, my previous college experience, a two-year foundation course leading to a BTEC in General Art and Design, had been terrific, two of the best years of my life.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • And we did have a terrific tour over on the Centennial Campus of the BTEC facility and heard a lot about what's happening right here, and I think that North Carolina has made all the right bets and all the right investments.

    CNN Transcript Apr 29, 2008


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