Definition of BTEC in English:

BTEC

(also BTec, B/TEC)

noun

British
  • The Business and Technician Education Council, formed in 1983 by the British Government from a merger of the Business Education Council and the Technician Education Council to develop and regulate vocational education. Hence: a course administered or qualification awarded by this Council (or its successor).

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Times Higher Education Supplement. Acronym from the initial letters of Business and Technician Education Council.

Pronunciation

BTEC

/ˈbiːtɛk/