One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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).
1980s; earliest use found in The Times Higher Education Supplement. Acronym from the initial letters of Business and Technician Education Council.
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