Programme Brief

Acquire an Honours Degree in Business or Human Resource Management via the Pearson BTEC HND in Business route


The BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business focuses on developing students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. It is a professional qualification that is recognised as an accepted route into the later stages of a number of UK and foreign university qualifications.

This Level 5 HND is ideal for those who wish to study at an undergraduate level to pursue or advance their career in business. Successful completion of the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business allows direct entry into:

Both programmes can be completed in 12-18 months.

Upon completion of either of these programmes one can then progress on to:


  • 2 years 7 months (7 semesters) in Part-Time Mode
  • Champs Fleurs

To be eligible for entry to the BTEC HND in Business, you must satisfy one of the following requirements:

Students will also be required to attend pre-requisite courses before commencing the BTEC HND programme.

Candidates who do not meet these entry requirements will be considered on an individual basis.

New Students

All new students are required to attend three (3) compulsory pre-requisite courses in the first semester of the programme. These courses are designed to prepare individuals for the Higher National Diploma and to give an idea of what to expect within the BTEC programme. The focus would be  an Introduction to BTEC, as well as Study Skills in Research and Mastering Public Speaking and Presentations.

The modules related to the HND will begin upon completion of the pre-requisite semester. By the end of the first semester registration with Pearson is due.

This registration fee with Pearson is valid for a 5 year period.

In order to register, you must first proceed to the Centre for Certified Professional Programmes (CCPP) Department for verification of your entry qualifications before any payments or actual registration can be done. You must provide evidence of your entry qualifications by presenting:

  • Original certificates along with 2 copies.
  • A Job Letter (mature entry route) and original CXC Certificates or any other academic qualifications.

If your entry qualifications are satisfactory you would then be issued the following forms when registering:

  • GATE Acceptance Letter (if student is applying for GATE assistance)
  • Student Enrollment Ticket

To complete your registration process you would then visit our Academic and Advisory Centre where you will be given the following form to complete:

  • SBCS Registration Form (for registration with SBCS)


Continuing Students

Proof of previous papers attempted, which were funded by GATE, must be shown upon registration.

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Learning Outcomes

BTEC qualifications give the specialist knowledge, skills and confidence in the field of Management and Human Resource Management, allowing them to make an impact in the modern workplace.

This programme is taught using a blended approach of practical industry relevant experiences and academics.


Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)


The BTEC HND in Business programme is 100% GATE approved and this process has now been made available online via TTconnect.

The Government subsidizes the full cost of tuition fees. Students wanting to subscribe for funding must fulfill the entry requirements of the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Skills and Training (MTEST).
*Please note in order for nationals to apply for GATE, you must bring your original Birth Certificate, National ID or Passport.


Repeat Policy:

Students are not entitled to any additional GATE funding to repeat papers within BTEC Programmes.

Repeaters are offered a discounted fee, either at the start or during the semester.

Further information on repeaters fees can be obtained at the Admissions and Advisory Center or Course Administration.


Programme Content

This programme is taught using a blended approach of practical industry relevant experiences and academics.

Students have to successfully complete three pre-requisite courses and all sixteen (16) compulsory units in order to complete the BTEC HND in Business programme.


Tuition Information

New students are accepted into the BTEC HND in Business programme in September of every year for Full Time classes and in October of every year for Part Time classes.

*All information provided is subject to change without prior notice. Please contact Course Admin for any clarification.