P666 Teletext 666 May24 16:01:01       ——————————————————————————————  BTEC HND: NOT JUST A SCALED-DOWN DEGREE If your A-levels are unlikely to get you into university, or if you can't face three xfars of ivory tower life on a degree course - the Higher National Diploma could be for you. The Business & Technology Education Council have a free video, extolling the virtues of their HND courses. Home or Away is designed to show you that an HND course isn't a second-best option. ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— Education index 660 Keyboard 664 LA$FST RACING HEADLINES p570 Write it Frame it Games TV Guide
P666 Teletext 666 May24 16:00:30       ——————————————————————————————  BTEC HND: NOT JUST A SCALED-DOWN DEGREE More than 16,000 students are currently studying on BTEC's Higher National courses. Their subjects range from Business, Catering, and Construction through to Leisure and Performing Arts. On the video, several former HND students - and their employers - explain the attraction. All of them stress the practical nature of the courses of study - and their relevance to the real world of work. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— FURTHER ON updates every Friday FIRST DAY NERVES AT A NEW JOB p654 Write it Frame it Games TV Guide
P666 Teletext 666 May24 16:00:00       ——————————————————————————————  BTEC HND: NOT JUST A SCALED-DOWN DEGREE John did an HND in Hotels and Catering. He particularly chose not to do a degree course. "I would think the HND gives you the best grounding of any course" says John. Out of his group of 14 at college, only one was still unemployed a year after completion. Jane found her HND in Fashion Design opened doors too. "Because I had an HND I was offered jobs," she says. ——————————————————————————————————3'6—— The latest on Special Forces 471 VEGGIE MONTH: MUSHROOM GALET$FS p486 Wripe it Frame it Games TV Guide
P666 Teletext 666 May24 16:00:00       ——————————————————————————————  BTEC HND: NOT JUST A SCALED-DOWN DEGREE Sue's HND in Business landed her a job as Marketing Co-ordinator with Wimpey. "The notion that HND is secondary to a degree is old-hat really." says Sue. Sue's boss, David, is quite clear why he employs people with HNDs: "What we find is that when they come into a company they are immediately able to be pqt to work. They are used to the workplace and to the work ethic." ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— FURTHER ON updates every Friday GOING AWAY? HOLIDAYS p200 (ITV) Write it Frame it Games TV Guide
P666 Teletext 666 May24 16:01:10       ——————————————————————————————  BTEC HND: NOT JUST A SCALED-DOWN DEGREE Almost half of BTEC HND graduates go on to study for a degree, taking one or two years only. Around a third go straight into employment. BTEC HNDs attract a mandatory grant and you can study at a college near home or anywhere in England, Wales or Northern Ireland (hence the video title!) BTEC Home or Away can be ordered from Publications Unit, BTEC, Central House, Uper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HH ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— What's On 630 Education news 661 GOING AWAY? HOLIDAYS p200 ITV Write it Frame it Games TV Guide
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