Why Should You Take This Course?
If you are interested in a career within the rapidly growing travel and tourism industry then this course is for you. The course has been designed to provide you with a broad overview of the travel and tourism sector with a specialist work-related element, developing a range of skills, techniques and qualities that are essential for a successful performance in your working life. This course is great for students who prefer coursework to exams, who are interested in working in travel or other customer-related jobs and enjoy finding out about the wider world.
This one year course will help you to understand the travel and tourism industry in the UK and to develop skills and knowledge needed to work in such industries. The topics covered may include Customer Service, Tourist Destinations and Holiday Planning.
How will I be assessed?
You will produce a portfolio of coursework for each unit, which will be assessed by your tutors as you go along.
At the end of the course you will get a certificate showing all of the units you have completed. If you complete the course your overall work will gain a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. The qualification can gain entry onto an Advanced Level course or directly into employment in the industry.
Are there any special expenses?
There will be trips and visits as part of the course at an approximate cost of £25.
What could I do next?
Successful completion of the course could allow progression to advanced level courses such as the BTEC National Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism.