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Travel BTEC

Edexcel BTEC Travel and Tourism

What is the course about?

 The National Award in Travel and Tourism is a 2 year course. The course will allow learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of how Travel and Tourism has grown both in this country and overseas. Students will have the opportunity to plan a Travel and Tourism project and investigate Travel and Tourism as a business. Students will investigate the UK, examining the various tourist attractions and the trends around visiting these destinations. Students will also be able to investigate the importance of customer service within this industry and will have the opportunity to demonstrate these skills either in a role play scenario or in a work place. Students are assessed throughout the two years by assignment tasks. These tasks will include report writing, presentations, creating displays and role plays/observations in the workplace. There are no exams for this course

Travel and Tourism is a fast growing industry generating many jobs and career opportunities each year. The skills developed throughout the course will benefit students in a range of careers.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through coursework.  This will take the form of assignments for each unit of study.  There are no examinations.  These assignments will be assessed through a range of tasks including report writing, role play, presentations and creating displays.  Each unit studied is graded at Pass (E), Merit (C), Distinction (A) or Distinction + (A*). 

How will this course help me in the future?

This course builds on a variety of skills that will allow you to go onto college and higher education courses. Careers associated with this course are orientated towards the leisure and tourism industry which is one of the biggest in the UK.

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Leamington Spa
CV31 1QH
United Kingdom

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