Travel and Tourism BTEC National Diploma

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Description

This course is equivalent to two A Levels. It can lead to university level study or a career within travel and tourism.

Description

This is a Level 3 course for those who want to develop a career within travel and tourism.
The course focuses on UK and long haul destinations, handling air passengers and working as a holiday representative.

Functional Skills are a mandatory part of the course and you will be required to study either Maths, English or ICT which will be determined by your previous achievements in these subjects. These skills are designed to enhance your employment opportunities.

How long is the course?

Two years

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through the following m…

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This course is equivalent to two A Levels. It can lead to university level study or a career within travel and tourism.

Description

This is a Level 3 course for those who want to develop a career within travel and tourism.
The course focuses on UK and long haul destinations, handling air passengers and working as a holiday representative.

Functional Skills are a mandatory part of the course and you will be required to study either Maths, English or ICT which will be determined by your previous achievements in these subjects. These skills are designed to enhance your employment opportunities.

How long is the course?

Two years

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through the following methods:

Case studies
Assignments
Presentations
Roleplay situations

What will I study?

You will study a range of specialist units that include:

Passenger handling

Holiday representatives

The UK travel and tourism sector

Long haul travel destinations

The cruise sector

Preparing for employment

Entertainment for holiday makers

Retail travel

The course includes both a UK and overseas residential visit.

What does the course lead to?

This qualification can open the door to roles within the travel and tourism sector as well as progression to Higher Education (university level study).

What can I go on to study?

Upon successful completion you can progress to university level courses in a related subject area.

Entry requirements

A related Level 2 qualification at merit level; this could be a BTEC First Diploma or at least four GCSEs at grades A-C (which must include English or Maths).

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