Travel and Tourism BTEC Extended Certificate
Have an interest in travelling? Fancy a career as cabin crew? Want to be a holiday rep?
Then this could be the course for you!
This is a Level 2 course which will introduce you to the travel and tourism industry. It will give you an understanding of the types of organisations, careers and destinations that this exciting industry has to offer, whilst also gaining some valuable study and employment skills.
This is a vocational course that will give you the opportunity to see this industry and all it has to offer. You will study a range of different subjects and take part in various visits and talks to introduce you to travel and tourism attractions, destinations and organisations to further support you with your coursework.
You will learn and practice customer service skills and how to plan holidays and trips. You will be assessed in a range of different ways from developing coursework, and presentations and will also have to undertake paper based tests, all of which will build up to achieving a qualification at Level 2.
Extra course opportunities include UK day visits, industry workshops and a residential trips (UK or overseas), as well as industry work experience opportunities, such as the Holiday Inn Hotel Takeover.
What areas will I study?
Some of the units you will study:
- The travel and tourism customer experience
- Organising a study visit
- Airlines and airports
- UK tourism destinations
- Business of travel and tourism
- UK visitor attractions