Travel and Tourism BTEC National Certificate

In Kettering

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Kettering

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of the structure of the travel and tourism industry and gain the skills and knowledge for employment within this sector. Learners will study twelve units such as: Investigating travel and tourism. The business of travel and tourism. Customer service in travel and tourism. The UK as a destination. Long Haul travel destinations. Preparing for.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Kettering (Northamptonshire)
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Windmill Avenue, NN15 6ER

Starts

On request

To take into account

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at C or above including English and preferably maths or equivalent OR A Btec First Diploma in Travel and Tourism with a satisfactory reference and equivalent English and preferably maths OR A relevant equivalent Level 2 qualification with equivalent English and preferably maths Entry is subject to a successful interview.

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Course programme

Travel and Tourism BTEC National Certificate
  • Venue:
    Windmill Avenue Campus, Kettering
  • Duration:
    Two years
  • Start At:
    September 2010
  • Level of Study:
    Advanced (Level 3)
Travel and Tourism BTEC National Certificate Entry Requirements
  • A minimum of 4 GCSEs at C or above including English and preferably maths or equivalent
OR
  • A Btec First Diploma in Travel and Tourism with a satisfactory reference and equivalent English and preferably maths
OR
  • A relevant equivalent Level 2 qualification with equivalent English and preferably maths
Entry is subject to a successful interview.

Content
Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of the structure of the travel and tourism industry and gain the skills and knowledge for employment within this sector.

Learners will study twelve units such as:-
  • Investigating travel and tourism
  • The business of travel and tourism
  • Customer service in travel and tourism
  • The UK as a destination
  • Long Haul travel destinations
  • Preparing for employment in the Travel and Tourism industry
  • Marketing Travel and Tourism products and services
  • Handling air passengers
  • Roles and responsibilities of holiday representatives
  • Visitor attractions
  • Residential study visit
  • Investigating the cruise sector
  • Special interest tourism
  • Sustainable tourism development
Key Skills will also form part of your final qualifications. These are transferable skills which play an essential role in developing personal effectiveness for adult and working life. These are Communication; ICT and Numeracy.

Additional Opportunities
Learners will have the opportunity to gain other qualifications such as English Speaking Board Certificate which will give you the confidence to speak in front of an audience and resort representative. As part of the course, learners will be required to participate in compulsory study visits and purchase a College polo shirt / t shirt. These costs will be confirmed at interview.

Assessment
BTEC National programmes are assessed by completing a range of coursework set throughout the year.

Progression
This course will prepare you for Higher Education or employment within the Travel and Tourism Industry including Travel Agents, Hotels, Tour Operators, Attractions, Holiday Representatives, Tour Guides, Airports and Conference Centres.

Travel and Tourism BTEC National Certificate

Price on request