- Course Code: H420-Y1
- Duration: 2 year
- Validated by: EDEXCEL
- Study Mode: Full time
The tourism and hospitality industry is an exciting and rapidly developing sector of the UK economy, seeing expansion in terms of job opportunities, every year.
This varied course will provide you with an insight into the travel and tourism industry, and its key component areas, and will include a mandatory work placement within a hospitality setting, providing valuable experience to help you to secure your dream career.
You’ll have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of both day, and residential trips including; residentials to London, cabin crew training centres, and adventure tourism resorts.
- What will I study?
You will study a wide range of modules, linked to the travel and tourism industry.
These will develop existing knowledge of travelling and holidays, such as; UK, European and Long Haul Destinations, Customer Service, and introduce you to modern and innovative concepts including; Researching Current Issues, Events, Conferences & Exhibitions and Responsible Tourism
- Entry Requirements
5 x Grade C GCSE or equivalent, including English Language
- How will I be assessed?
The new BTEC Level 3 assessment includes a range of internally assessed coursework based modules, including practical activities such as; role plays, presentations and demonstrations, alongside written assignments and reports.
- What can I do next?
Your work experience, or NCFE Cabin Crew qualification, may have inspired you to pursue a job role within the industry upon completion of your course. Our tutors have exceptional industry links with major international airlines, handling agents at local airports, retail travel agents and tour operators providing employment as holiday representatives. However, this is just a snapshot of the vast number of roles available within the industry.
You can also further your study, progressing to a range of higher education programmes within the College, such as Hospitality Management, Events, and Business.
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