BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism

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Duration:1 Year Fee: Under 24 year old : £750
Full-Time courses for 16-18 School Leavers are Free.

If you are aged between 19 and 23 and you don’t have a qualification equivalent to 2 A Levels, tuition fees will be waived. If you meet the Eligible Benefit criteria AND are aged 19-23, tuition fees will be waived. Tuition fees will not be waived for students aged over 23 studying a Level 3 or higher course, however these students may qualify for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan.
Course Content: The course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the Travel and Tourism Industry. Its aim is to provide you with the excellent skills and knowledge vital for a career within the industry and th…

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Duration:1 Year Fee: Under 24 year old : £750
Full-Time courses for 16-18 School Leavers are Free.

If you are aged between 19 and 23 and you don’t have a qualification equivalent to 2 A Levels, tuition fees will be waived. If you meet the Eligible Benefit criteria AND are aged 19-23, tuition fees will be waived. Tuition fees will not be waived for students aged over 23 studying a Level 3 or higher course, however these students may qualify for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan.
Course Content: The course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the Travel and Tourism Industry. Its aim is to provide you with the excellent skills and knowledge vital for a career within the industry and the option to enable you entry on a higher education programme.

Throughout the two years you will cover a range of exciting topics and gain valuable experience. The subjects and units include, Investigating the Travel and Tourism Industry, UK as a Destination, Working as a Holiday Representative; Customer Service; Visitor Attractions, Handling Air Passengers, the Cruise Industry, the Hospitality Industry, Entertainment for Holidaymakers, Work Experience and Functional Skills.

The course will give you the opportunity to discover how and why businesses are developed and maintained, how to organise, cost and sell, destinations, products and services and what job roles and responsibilities are available within the industry. This will be achieved through work experience, residential study visits and by completing assignments which are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. Entry Qualification: All students will be required to have achieved a minimum of 5 A*-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English or a First Diploma in Travel and Tourism (merit) plus Maths and English at grade C/Level 2 or above.

Accreditation of prior learning and achievement may be considered and we are happy to receive applications from mature learners. All applicants are interviewed. Special Features: The course provides students with an opportunity to develop skills, personal qualities and an attitude to succeed in working life. You will undertake a number of study visits, including an overseas residential (subject to approval) where you will experience work in the industry first hand. We ask for a £350 contribution for each year towards the costs of these visits and the resort representative uniform. Course Format: A unit based programme of role plays, workshops and lectures, which is assessed by a combination of assignment work, presentations, observations and projects. Progression: On completing this course you will have the option of progressing into a career in any of the Travel and Tourism areas or further study towards a Foundation Degree or a Degree in Travel, Tourism, International Tourism and or Business Management.

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