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Travel & Tourism

  • BTEC level 3 extended diploma
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Overview

This vocational course is the equivalent of three full A Levels and will prepare you for working in one of the UK’s most exciting industries. You will learn about how the travel and tourism industry works and why it is such an important sector in the economy.

What will you learn?

In your first year you will study units such as:

• Investigating the travel and tourism industry

• Customer service in travel and tourism

• The business of travel and tourism

• UK travel destinations

• Working as a holiday representative

In your second year you will study units such as:

• Special interest tourism

• Preparing for employment in travel and tourism

• Taking part in a work placement

• Investigating tour operators

• Entertainment in the travel and tourism industry

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is for you if you would like to work in one of the UK’s most exciting industries – Travel & Tourism.

Entry Requirements & Other Info
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    You must have four or more GCSE grades 9-4 or equivalent in three or more subjects. You will also need a grade 3 or higher in GCSE English Language.

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    This course will provide you with the opportunity to hear from academic and industry professionals in talks and workshops, as well as visiting leading universities across the UK. You will be given the chance to go on trips and visit cities like Amsterdam, as well as a two-week work placement to give you hands-on experience of the Travel & Tourism industry.

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    This course will provide opportunities for you to become employed in the travel and tourism industry, but will also prepare you to undertake one of the many travel and tourism-related degrees at university.

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    Students who complete a qualification in Travel and Tourism go on to a wide variety of jobs. These can include: Air Cabin Crew, Holiday Representative, Tourism Officer, Travel Agent or Hotel Manager, to name a few.

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