Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 2 Diploma

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This diploma provides an introduction to the travel and tourism industry. It is a work-related course which begins to prepare you for work, or for progression on to the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary/Extended Diplomas in Travel and Tourism. You are introduced to a range of topics including UK and European destinations, planning visits, customer service and marketing, and you will benefit from study visits during the course. You will further develop your English, Maths and ICT skills to help you to complete your course work and prepare for further study or employment.

During the year you will take part in study visits in the UK, and possibly overseas, which will form the basis of your assessment. Y…

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This diploma provides an introduction to the travel and tourism industry. It is a work-related course which begins to prepare you for work, or for progression on to the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary/Extended Diplomas in Travel and Tourism. You are introduced to a range of topics including UK and European destinations, planning visits, customer service and marketing, and you will benefit from study visits during the course. You will further develop your English, Maths and ICT skills to help you to complete your course work and prepare for further study or employment.

During the year you will take part in study visits in the UK, and possibly overseas, which will form the basis of your assessment. You will study the travel and tourism industry and the skills needed to start a career in the travel industry. Literacy, numeracy and IT will be developed alongside the vocational subject knowledge.

During the course you will visit tourism and hospitality venues and a variety of other relevant activities. The course includes study trips and guest speakers from the travel industry. Assessment is carried out using a variety of methods including individual work projects, group work, presentations, research and case studies.

You will attend a study visit to national and local tourism attractions/destinations. These trips are an essential part of the course and are the basis for the assessment. You will have access to our well-equipped library, ICT suites and well qualified and experienced vocational teaching specialists.

Four GCSE grade D and above including English Language, a General Foundation Course Merit or above, or 48 TRAC OCN credits plus Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 1

Successful completion can lead to a relevant Level 3 course such as the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary/Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism, or employment in the Travel and Tourism industry.

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