BTEC Diploma in Introduction to the Travel and Tourism Industry Level 1

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Summary:

If you would like a career in the Travel and Tourism Industry this programme could be for you. It will give you essential skills for employment in this area of work, educational experience and the change to study for more qualifications later. You will also explore the kings of job opportunities available, and look at how the Travel and Tourism industries are organised and run.

Your teachers will be experienced and enthusiastic and will be keen to help you develop to your full potential.

Visiting speakers and outside visits may also be arranged as a way of increasing your knowledge and experience of the industry.

Course Code: A3599 Start Date: 10/09/2012 End Date: 12/07/2013 Course…

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Summary:

If you would like a career in the Travel and Tourism Industry this programme could be for you. It will give you essential skills for employment in this area of work, educational experience and the change to study for more qualifications later. You will also explore the kings of job opportunities available, and look at how the Travel and Tourism industries are organised and run.

Your teachers will be experienced and enthusiastic and will be keen to help you develop to your full potential.

Visiting speakers and outside visits may also be arranged as a way of increasing your knowledge and experience of the industry.

Course Code: A3599 Start Date: 10/09/2012 End Date: 12/07/2013 Course Length: One year Entry Requirements:

You do not need formal qualifications but you will need to demonstrate a positive attitude to learning, motivation and enthusiasm. We will invite you for an interview to make sure that this is the right programme for you before offering you a place.

Assessment:

You will work towards completing the various units through a mix of internal and external assignments, practical activities and group work - all designed to reflect the real business world.

Academic Progression:

You can use this course as a stepping stone up to the next level of qualification in Travel and Tourism, such as the BTEC First Diploma in Travel and Tourism.

Career Progression:

You may decide to use the qualification to start your career in the Travel and Tourism industries at a trainee level. Career opportunities include Travel Consultant, Customer Service Assistant or Tourist Information Assistant.

Full Description:

The programme is made up of 11 different units; 7 mandatory units worth 11 credits and 7 optional units worth 26 credits. The units will provide a general foundation of the Travel and Tourism industry and introduce you to particular topics such as the role of overseas resort representative in more depth.

Mandatory Group A - 11 Credits

1 The UK Travel Industry 4 Credits

2 The UK Tourism Industry 3 Credits

3 Customer Service in Travel and Tourism 3 Credits

3 Locational Geography 1 Credit

Optional Group B - a minimum of 26 credits

7 Recommending holidays to suit customers needs 4 Credits

8 World Wide Travel and Tourism destinations 4 Credits

9 The role of overseas Resort Representatives 2 Credits

10 Travel and Tourism Itineraries 3 Credits

12 Promotional materials for Travel and Tourism 4 Credits

13 Planning for and taking part in a visit 3 Credits

15 Preparing for employment in Travel and Tourism 6 Credits

You will also complete a City and Guilds Certificate in Personal and Social Development. You will complete the following units:

Developing Self

Environmental Awareness

Healthy Eating

Individual Rights and Responsibilities

Making the Most of Leisure Time

Managing Own Money

Preparation for Work

Functional Skills

You can study either at Entry 3 or Level 1 in Maths, English and ICT

Costs:

Please be aware that there will be an additional fee for uniform and equipment.

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Please note that although the information given is believed to be correct at the time of publication, course information, costs where applicable and attendance details may change.

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