TECOL: Transforming Technical Education

Online BTEC Engineering, Digital Technologies & Business Qualifications

Welcome to TECOL, the online Technical Education Centre for Open Learning. We provide the opportunity to up-skill through a range of fully accredited Pearson BTEC technical qualifications, at Levels 3-5, to enhance your existing skills and career development.


BTEC Level 3 in Engineering is available in carefully designed accredited building blocks – Foundation Awards, Awards, Certificates, Diplomas and Extended Diplomas. Further, a range of Level 3 Engineering pathways are available: General, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic and Automotive

BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering is the next step from a Level 3 qualification and will allow you to progress to higher qualifications and providing an excellent route into higher education. The following pathways are available: General, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic, Manufacturing and Operations

BTEC Level 5 HND in Engineering as been developed to provide learners an opportunity to gain a fully accredited nationally recognised higher education qualification. Subjects include the latest developments in Renewable Energy and Automation and pathways include: General, Mechanical and Electrical & Electronic


Level 4 HNC in Business. This qualification develops knowledge and skills in accounting principles, understanding how organisations operate, digital marketing, the role of human resources, developing small businesses and transforming innovation into commercial success.

Digital Technologies

NEW FOR 2023: Level 4 HNC in Digital Technologies. Designed to meet the rising demand developing for digital skills in cyber security, cloud computing, website design and big data. ideal for those who need to up-skill or wish to enhance their career opportunities into the many exciting and high growth areas recently created by the digital revolution.

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