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Travel and Tourism

TRAVEL & TOURISM BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

This course is a great introduction for anyone wanting to work in the Travel and Tourism industry. The course is designed to give all-round knowledge of the industry so that students can embark on a wide variety of careers after finishing the course. As well as knowledge, students will gain a wealth of skills that will be invaluable in the workplace. 

Travel and Tourism can lead to careers in the hospitality industry and well as directly in the Tourism industry. This includes working in hotels, restaurants, on cruise ships, airliners and ferries, travel agencies, car hire agencies or as a receptionist. Travel and Tourism opens up a huge number of jobs due to its breadth as a subject. Additionally Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 can lead onto further study at university. 

Assessment

Over the two years the course students will complete 4 units. The topics are: The World of Travel and Tourism, Global Destinations, Principles of Marketing in Travel and Tourism and Visitor Attractions. 

The course is assessed through assignments and 2 external assessments. The internally assessed assignments will include role plays, presentations, posters, leaflets, reports and maps. 

Requirements

Ideally grade 5 in English & Maths.