Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College

Travel And Tourism L3

Coleg Sir Gâr Carmarthenshire College
In Carmarthen

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Location Carmarthen (Wales)
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  • Carmarthen (Wales)
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Programme Description:
The course thoroughly explores the Travel and 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.

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Jobs Well Road,, SA31 3HY, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Wales
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Starts Different dates available
Jobs Well Road,, SA31 3HY, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Wales
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· Who is it intended for?

Progression and Employment: Successful completion of the BTEC Diploma 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.

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What you'll learn on the course

Travel Tourism
Travel and Tourism
Tourism Industry

Course programme

Programme Features:

  • The 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 will develop the skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to employment in this sector
  • The overall aim of the course is to provide a broad based introduction to the study of travel and tourism
  • Students with appropriate qualifications can choose to study an AS/A Level subjects in conjunction with this course (subject to timetable restrictions). Students could do a combination of 6 units alongside an AS/A Level subject.
  • Additional qualifications such as an Agored Cymru Language unit can be studied e.g. Spanish conversation.
  • In addition to this course, students will study six essential skills

Programme Content:

The Travel & Tourism Industry; The Business of Travel & Tourism; Marketing UK, European and Long Haul Destinations; Customer Service; Working in the Travel & Tourism Industry; Holiday Representatives; Visitor Attractions; Sustainable Tourism Development; Travel & Tourism Residential Study; The Cruise Industry; Responsible Tourism; Retail Travel; Entertainment for Holidaymakers; Current Issues in Travel & Tourism; Events, Conferences and Exhibitions.

Learners will study the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate alongside this qualification.

Additional information

Method of Assessment The course is continually assessed through assignments and course work. No written external tests.

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