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Travel and Tourism (Blended)

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    Lucy

 

 

I love Travel & Tourism because of the topics, the opportunities and the teachers. I want to work within the industry, in the airline or the airport sector, and this course is perfect to help me achieve my goals.

Travel and Tourism (Blended)  

 
  •  Assessment
  • Year 1 & 2
    External Assessment 2 Units – Including 1 Examination
  • Exam board
    Edexcel (BTEC - Single Diploma)












 

What Will You Learn?

Do you love Travel? Did you know that you could make a career out of it in the dynamic, diverse and expanding travel & tourism industry? Memories of Travel can last a lifetime and all travellers need the help of those who work in the travel and tourism industry to ensure their trips run smoothly. If you enjoy learning through practical, work-related activities and completing assignments based on realistic workplace situations, then the BTEC Travel and Tourism course is for you. You will study Global Destinations, Marketing, as well as Travel specific units like Visitor Attractions and the World of Travel and Tourism. You will be taught transferable skills, in a fun, enthusiastic and engaging style. With this course, a world of opportunities really does open up to you.

Modules

  • The World of Travel and Tourism
  • Global Destinations
  • Principles of Marketing in Travel and Tourism
  • Visitor Attractions

Special Features

  • You will have the opportunity to take part in a residential trip to Paris or Barcelona.
  • We also run fantastic trips and visits to Alton Towers, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Knowsley Safari Park and the city centre of  Manchester.
  • You will take part in role plays for practical aspects of the course.

Where Will This Lead?

Travel and Tourism can lead to a wide range of Tourism, Hospitality, Events and Management-related HE courses and careers, or you can find employment in the industry, with a variety of UK and worldwide employers. Travel and Tourism also teaches you a range of transferable skills, including teamwork, research and organisation skills.