BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism
Minimum of five GCSE grades 9-4 (or A*-C) including either English or Maths
Level 2 Vocational Programme at Merit or above (e.g. BTEC/NVQ/OCR National) PLUS three GCSEs 9-4 (or A*-C) including either English or Maths
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism is ideal for students seeking employment in the tourism industry such as cabin crew, travel agencies and tour operators. Many students progress to university in order to study at a higher level. Students learn about the role of different types of employment in the tourist industry including airline cabin crew, personal presentation standards, customer care and team working.
18 units are studied over the two years. All units are coursework units and are listed below:
I have loved the course and am now working as cabin crew for an airline
-BTEC Travel and Tourism student
Method of assessment
You will be assessed by 100% coursework. Each unit you study is graded Distinction, Merit or Pass. At the end of the course, the grades for the units are added together to make up the final grade. We expect all students to set targets to ensure the highest grade possible.
You will develop personal, learning and thinking skills. You will learn to work both independently and as part of a team through group work activities, role-plays and presentations. You will improve communication skills and research skills.
Students typically progress to university and then on to careers in the travel and tourism industry. Some students decide to progress directly employment. Possible careers include airline cabin crew, overseas representative, cruise ship, hotel industry, tour operator and travel agent.
Trips, Excursions and Residentials
You will experience a variety of trips including local, national and International destinations. Residentials have included: Majorca, Madrid & Barcelona. Visits have included: Chester Zoo, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Castleton Caves, Chester, Lake District, Manchester Airport and Liverpool.
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