Full Time BTEC First Diploma Travel and Tourism

In Wigston

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Wigston

Description

On this course you will receive an introduction to the Travel and Tourism industries, both locally and nationally. A BTEC First Diploma gives you a good start to your career whether you want to go on to take higher qualifications or get a job straight away. You will gain experience of working with other people, problem solving and meeting deadlines.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Wigston (Leicestershire)
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Station Road, LE18 2DW

Starts

On request

To take into account

Learners will normally require one of the following: 4 GCSE's at Grade D Foundation GNVQ or BTEC Introductory Diploma at Merit Level and Functional Skills at Level 1 Equivalent qualifications Learners over 20 years old without formal academic qualifications will be given every consideration. There will be an informal interview for the course.

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Course programme


Full Time BTEC First Diploma Travel and Tourism

COURSE TITLE: BTEC First Diploma Travel and Tourism
COURSE CODE: 1b102-09
DAYS & TIMES: Various during the week

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?
On this course you will receive an introduction to the Travel and Tourism industries, both locally and nationally. A BTEC First Diploma gives you a good start to your career whether you want to go on to take higher qualifications or get a job straight away. You will gain experience of working with other people, problem solving and meeting deadlines. You learn to use information technology and develop a good understanding of customer service and the skills required to work in these fast developing industries.

WHAT DO I NEED?
WHAT ARE MY COMMITMENTS?
You will need to attend classes for approximately 20 hours per week. In addition you will need to spend 5 hours per week on coursework at home or in college. You will need to complete assignments to set deadlines.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?
You will study 6 units within your BTEC First Diploma as listed below:

Exploring Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
The UK Travel and Tourism Industry
Exploring Marketing in Travel and Tourism
UK Travel and Tourism Destinations
European Holiday Destinations
Optional Unit

You will also study towards some professional qualifications:

City & Guilds Travel Destinations Level 1 & 2

The College is committed to you studying for national qualifications in Maths, English and ICT within your vocational course. This will help you get the most out of your work, education and everyday life.

On your course you will have a tutorial period, which is designed to support your learning and assist your progress. In addition there are activities to enrich your experience.

WHAT WILL I ACHIEVE?
You will obtain the BTEC First Diploma in Travel & Tourism, (equivalent to 4 GCSE at C or above) plus a City and Guilds Travel Destinations level 1 and 2. You will also complete a programme of Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT. These Functional Skills are an essential requirement for employment progression, higher education and other further education courses.

WHAT WILL IT COST ME?
1b102-09 Course fees 0 16-18 year olds, 624(43) 19 years and over

Course fees are payable on enrolment. Costs shown in brackets are for those on income-based benefits. Refunds are not normally available.

WHAT ADDITIONAL COSTS ARE THERE?
Textbooks 20
Exam Fees 40 Travel Destinations 1 & 2
Residential 120

Learners aged 16 to 18 years do not pay any Exam or Course fees.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTERWARDS?
Most learners progress onto BTEC Advanced Diploma in Travel & Tourism or the Travel and IT course.
DISCLAIMER
* Leaflet information correct at time of printing, however may be subject to change.

Full Time BTEC First Diploma Travel and Tourism

Price on request