When it says or equivalent it means the employer is looking for a Bachelor’s degree or any amount of experience, knowledge, and skills that will enable you to perform the tasks of the job proficiently.
What is equivalent to degree level?
England, Wales and Northern Ireland
|RQF level||Equivalent FHEQ qualifications|
|Level 5||Foundation degree Diploma of Higher Education Higher National Diploma (awarded by a degree-awarding body)|
|Level 4||Certificate of Higher Education Higher National Certificate (awarded by a degree-awarding body)|
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How many years of work experience is equivalent to a bachelor’s degree?
Refer to the qualification standard, you will find that you can typically substitute three years, one year equivalent to at least a GS-4, of general work experience for a four-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree.
Why is a bachelor degree called that?
The term bachelor in the 12th century referred to a knight bachelor, who was too young or poor to gather vassals under his own banner. By folk etymology or wordplay, the word baccalaureus came to be associated with bacca lauri (“laurel berry”) in reference to laurels being awarded for academic success or honours.
What does Bachelor degree 16 years mean?
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree (±16 years) Years of school. Approximately 16 years, depending on how many credits you took a semester, summer school, etc. Hope that helps.