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Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College

BTEC National Certificate in Travel & Tourism

Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College
In Llanelli ()

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Important information

Typology BTEC
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

The course thoroughly explores the Travel & Tourism industry both in the UK and abroad. Learning experiences are provided in conjunction with partners within the industry. Students completing the course can progress to higher education and/or access employment opportunities.

Important information

Government funding available

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· Requirements

4 GCSE`s at C grade or above or GNVQ Intermediate in Leisure & Tourism or equivalent. Mature students without formal qualifications are warmly invited to apply. Acceptance onto the course is at the discretion of the Faculty.

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What you'll learn on the course

Tourism

Course programme

Awarding Body

EDEXCEL

Course Content

The course thoroughly explores the Travel & Tourism industry both in the UK and abroad. Learning experiences are provided in conjunction with partners within the industry. Students completing the course can progress to higher education and/or access employment opportunities.

Course Features

The overall aim of the course is to provide a broad based introduction to the study of travel and tourism.

Students will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to employment in this sector.

All students will undertake a period of work placement , which is linked to several of the units studied.

Course has a strong link with local employers. This ensures that students gain a realistic view of the demands and the trends of the industry.

Students with appropriate qualifications can choose to study AS/A Level subjects in conjunction with this course.

Additional qualifications such as ABTAC and Travel Destinations can be studied.
Career Prospects and Progression

Successful completion of the BTEC National Certificate will qualify students for entry to HNDs and Degree courses in related subjects. Also careers directly related to travel and tourism e.g. Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Holiday Reps, Tourist Information Centres, hotel and hospitality work and public relations.

Modules

The Travel & Tourism Industry The Business of Travel & Tourism Marketing Tourist Destinations Customer Service Working in the Travel & Tourism Industry Retail Travel Tour Operations Holiday Representatives Visitor Attractions Work-based Experience Travel & Tourism Residential Study

Method of Assessment

The course is continually assessed through assignments. No written external tests.

Course Length

Two years

Time of Delivery

Daytime

Campus

Graig Campus

Bilingual Provision

Students can submit assignments in Welsh

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE`s at C grade or above or GNVQ Intermediate in Leisure & Tourism or equivalent. Mature students without formal qualifications are warmly invited to apply. Acceptance onto the course is at the discretion of the Faculty.

Full-time or Part-time


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