Level 2 in Travel & Tourism

Level 2 in Travel & Tourism

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, 05/09/2022
Level: 2
Start Date: 05/09/2022
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 1 Year
Type: Full Time
Code: MD1B1DL
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Travel and Tourism is an exciting industry that offers a mix of practical and theory learning that can be aligned with your own personal experiences. This one-year BTEC course is split between mandatory and specialist units enabling you to direct your own learning. The opportunity to attend day trips and a residential provide additional learning opportunities outside of the classroom, developing your real-life experiences.

This course is suitable for learners aged 16 and over, with a keen interest in learning more about the travel and tourism industry.

About the Course

This course will appeal to students who:

• have a keen interest in travel and tourism

• enjoy studying a subject that is relevant to their own lives and experience

• want the opportunity to carry out practical work outside the classroom as well as class work

• enjoy discovering about themselves in practical situations

• want to find out more about the subject through personal investigation

• are interested in developing an understanding of organisations, the markets they serve and how to deal with customers effectively

• want to study a course that is active and enjoyable

• want to move onto a related career or a further education course.



The BTEC Certificate in Travel and Tourism is made up of eight units: four compulsory units and four specialist units.



COMPULSORY UNITS:



Unit 1 – The UK Travel and Tourism Sector

Unit 2 – The Travel and Tourism Customer Service

Unit 3 – UK Travel and Tourism Destinations

Unit 4 – International Holiday Destinations

Unit 7 – Business Environments in Travel and Tourism



Specialist Units:



Promotion and Sales in Travel and Tourism

Organising a Travel and Tourism study visit

Preparation for employment Travel and Tourism Employment Opportunities.



Please note - units are subject to change.



ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

You will have access to GCSE retakes in English and Maths, or Pathway to GCSE.



Compulsory residential activities to develop team work and practical skills are an integral part of the course. There is an additional cost of £220 to cover these trips as well as day trips, or residentials and guest speakers. This charge is to be paid at enrolment and is non-refundable. The Learner Support Fund is available and could help assist in paying towards these fees.



The offer on the course is subject to the successful attendance of a Welcome Event and Taster Day.

Progression

A BTEC Certificate is equivalent to two GCSEs at grades A* to C. Students gaining a BTEC in Travel and Tourism will have access to a range of career and further education opportunities. You will learn and use a variety of skills throughout the course, including collecting, analysing and interpreting data, communicating your findings in different ways, and identifying and developing the links between different parts of the subject. These skills are in great demand and are recognised and highly valued by employers and colleges. During the course, you will: • gain a broad understanding of travel and tourism and study selected areas in more depth • develop skills, knowledge and understanding in travel and tourism • have an opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way • follow a programme of study that enables progression to further education and employment in travel and tourism • develop key skills which are highly valued by employers • gain confidence by developing independent learning skills.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSE's at grade 3 (D) or above including English or Maths, or Successful completion of a full Level 1 course.

Assessment

The course is full-time and takes one year to complete. The course will be assessed through coursework and exams. During your time on the course you will have the chance to attend extra residential activities. These may include: York Spain

How to Apply

You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.

Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.

If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

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