Travel and Tourism Level 2

No need to apply to start this course September 2017. Enrol now.

Course Information

  • Course Code: H421
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Validated by: EDEXCEL

If you’d like an introduction to the exciting world of Travel and Tourism, alongside studying for your grade C in English and Maths, then this is the course for you!!

You’ll have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of overnight visits, and day trips to local tourist destinations, and the opportunity to learn from tutors with experience of working within the travel and tourism industry. 

This course will provide you with a fantastic insight into the travel industry, and enable you to progress onto the Level 3 programme, or secure employment within the travel and tourism industry.

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, International Destinations and Customer Service, and introduce you to new aspects such as Employment Opportunities and Business within Travel & Tourism.

Entry Requirements

GCSE Grade profile of D’s including GCSE English Language

How will I be assessed?

The new BTEC Level 2 assessment includes a range of six internally assessed coursework based modules, including practical activities such as; role plays, case studies, leaflets, posters, presentations and demonstrations, alongside two externally assessed exams.

What can I do next?

Students achieving an overall Merit or Distinction Grade, and a recommendation from the course tutors, can progress onto Level 3 Travel and Tourism with Events and Hospitality programme, or pursue employment in the Travel and Tourism industry.

Your Study Programme

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Within our classrooms, we have a mock aircraft cabin, which helps our lessons take flight!  You’ll have access to all the facilities of our £65 million campus, in the centre of Blackburn, with fantastic transport routes around Lancashire.

Enrichment & Employability

You’ll complete a mandatory one week work placement, within the hospitality and tourism industry, you will also have the opportunity to take part in a range of employability focussed trips and visits.

Alongside this, you’ll be able to learn from the wide range of industry based experience from your tutors, and through their industry links, will take part in guest speaker sessions by;

  • International Airline Cabin Crew,
  • Overseas Holiday Representatives,
  • Retail Travel Agents,
  • Worldwide Cruise Employees

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