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Summary

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A levels.

Description

This is a very interesting and vibrant course with lots of trips and visits to local attractions and hotels etc. There is a wide variety of industry input from Cabin Crew, Resort Reps, Hotel and Events Managers. Students will participate in guest lectures from industry speakers and will undertake work experience whilst studying on the programme.

There is a UK residential visit in the first year of the programme and an overseas visit in the second year of study. In the past these trips have included Butlins Minehead and the overseas visits have included Paris, Venice, Malta, Cyprus and Barcelona.

Students should have a keen interest in studying within this industry before undertaking the course.

Key Areas

Year 1 Unit 1: Investigating the Travel andTourism Sector (10 credits)

Unit 3: The UK as a Destination (10 credits) Unit 4: Customer Service in Travel and Tourism (10 credits Unit 9: Retail Travel Operations (10 credits Unit 7: European Destinations (10 credits)

Unit 21: Entertainment for Holidaymakers (10 credits

Unit 2: The Business of Travel and Tourism (10 credits

Unit 8: Long-haul Travel Destinations (10 credits) Unit 13: Tour Operations (10 credits)

Year 2 Unit 11: Investigating the Cruise Industry (5 credits) Unit 19: UK Visitor Attractions (5 credits) Unit 20: Hospitality Operations (5 credits) Unit 17: Events, Conferences and Exhibitions (5 credits) Unit 5: Marketing Travel and Tourism Products and Services (10 credits Unit 10: Business Travel Operations (10 credits) Unit 12: Responsible Tourism (10 credits) Unit 15: Working as a Holiday Representative (10 credits) Unit 26: Researching Current Issues (10 credits) Unit 6: Preparing for Employment in Travel and Tourism (10 credits Unit 14: Specialist Tourism (10 credits)

What Next

Students who successfully complete this programme will be able to apply for our Hospitality and Tourism Management Foundation Degree (FdA). Alternatively, students can achieve direct employment opportunities in careers such as Travel Agents, Airlines, Cabin Crew, Rail, Coach Companies, Hotels and Events, Airports, Tour Operators or related areas such as Marketing or Human Resources.

Entry Criteria

4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including maths and English BTEC First Diploma (Merit or Distinction) together with a grade C in English Language All applicants must have a good reference


Course options

  • 2018/19 Full Time Day

    Provider

    Bournville College Birmingham

    Location

    Bournville Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2018/19 Full Time Day

    Days

    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
    19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September £3,500 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    24+ September £3,500 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
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    Other Options:

  • 2018/19 Full Time Day

    Provider

    Bournville College Birmingham

    Location

    Bournville Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2018/19 Full Time Day

    Days

    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September - 2 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September - 2 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
    19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September £7,000 2 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    24+ September £7,000 2 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    NULL NULL 16 NULL NULL 0.00 5000

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
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    To apply for this option, click here:

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