Vocational Course

Travel & Tourism Take Off to Success BTEC Level 2

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About this course

This course offers a fantastic introduction to a wide range of areas across the travel & tourism industry. You will develop the skills and techniques required to work in the Travel & Tourism industry.

What will I learn?

  • The UK Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Delivering the Travel & Tourism Customer Service Experience
  • UK Travel & Tourism Destinations
  • The Development of Travel & Tourism in the UK
  • International Travel & Tourism Destinations
  • Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel & Tourism
  • Travel & Tourism Business Environments
  • Airports and Airlines
  • Work-Related Experience in Travel & Tourism or Travel and Tourism Employment Opportunities
  • Promotion and Sales in Travel & Tourism or Marketing in Travel & Tourism
  • Organising a Travel and Tourism Study Visit
  • Holiday Representatives
  • UK Travel Agency Operations

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by coursework, presentations and roleplays. In two units an external assessment examination will be undertaken.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs with 1 subject at grade D and English and Maths at grade 2 (grade E)

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - Level 3 vocational courses, including in Travel & Tourism
  • Careers - employment at a junior level within the retail, hospitality or tourist attraction sectors

Additional Information

As part of the course you will participate in a range of curriculum-based visits and there will be some cost for these activities.

You will also need a black suit with white shirt and a College scarf (female) or tie (male).