BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism QCF (Year 2)

Travel and Tourism covers a wide range of employment opportunities in one of hte fastest growing industry in the UK.  It includes jobs in airlines and hotels, with tour operators and travel agents or involving tourist attractions, conferences and events, hospitality and entertainment.  Gaining a qualification in Travel and Tourism at this level can lead to Higher Education which should lead to higher paid jobs.

 

Course Content

The course provides you with an excellent grounding in the skills and knowledge needed for a career in Travel & Tourism.  You will study a range of different units.  This may include:

  • Investigating Travel and Tourism
  • The UK as a destination
  • Customer service in Travel and Tourism
  • Longhaul travel destinations
  • Conferences and events
  • Roles and responsibilities of holiday representatives
  • The appeal and importance of UK visitor attractions
  • The cruise industry

You will also undertake a minimum of one week work placement and have the opportunity to take part in both a UK and an overseas residential visit.  Due to extensive links with resorts and overseas companies, work experience has previously been arranged in the Algarve, Portugal.  This course is equivalent to two A Levels and students will be awarded a qualification grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Students may also study a range of additional qualifications (subject to meeting certain criteria).  This could include:

  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate for Airline Cabin Crew

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C/4 (including English Language and Mathematics or a Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Travel & Tourism at Pass grade or above.

Duration

Duration and Delivery

Progression

Many students choose to use their qualifications to go straight into employment; others choose to continue their studies at university.  This course will equip students with the necessary skills to succeed at Higher Education and they will be able to study at either HNC or HND, or at BA level (depending on their final grade).  The College have excellent links with major universities including London South Bank University and Buckinghamshire University and organises regular taster days and activities.  Furthermore, students can use this course to study an HNC or HND in Travel & Tourism Management at Kingston College.

Additional Information

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