King George V College

Travel and Tourism BTEC First

King George V College
In Southport

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Typology BTEC
Location Southport
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • Southport
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

This course has been designed to provide a work related qualification, which will prepare you for work or further study of the subject.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Southport (Merseyside)
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Scarisbrick New Road, PR8 6LR

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

: There are no specific entry guidelines other than an interest in Travel and Tourism and the College's normal Pre-advanced course requirements.

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Course programme


Travel and Tourism BTEC First

Qualification: 1 year course leading to BTEC National

Course type: Level 2 (pre advanced)

Entry requirements:
There are no specific entry guidelines other than an interest in Travel and Tourism and the College's normal Pre-advanced course requirements.

Head of Department: Mrs Sally Holden

Course assessment:
The course consists of 6 units, all of which are internally assessed - there are no formal exams. The evidence you provide for your assignments will be in a variety of formats, such as discussions, presentations, posters, and leaflets.

You will produce work that shows you understand the industry, customer service, the appeal of destinations in the UK and Europe, Marketing, and you will be able to produce travel itineraries for specific customers.

What can this course offer me?
This course has been designed to provide a work related qualification, which will prepare you for work or further study of the subject.

What will I learn?
Much of your work will be independent research with support and you will also have teaching in a variety of styles. In the customer service work that you do will have to demonstrate your ability to provide customer service in Travel and Tourism situations.

What Makes a good Travel and Tourism student?
You need to be enthusiastic, willing to listen and learn and have an interest in travel. you do not need to have actually travelled anywhere to enjoy this course!

Which other courses link well with this subject?
You will probably be choosing this subject at this level as part of our Pre- Advanced programme, and the course combinations will be discussed with you when you start college.

Future Opportunities
The qualification can take you into employment in the Travel and Tourism industry, or on to further study: the college offers a double award Applied A level in Travel and Tourism.

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