BTEC National Certificate In Travel And Tourism (Incorporating National Award)

West Herts College
In Watford (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • BTEC
  • Watford (England)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description


Suitable for: Anyone who has an interest in pursuing a career in the Travel Industry, especially in areas such as Tour Operations, Hotels, Airlines and Travel Agencies.

Important information

Requirements: 4 GCSE's (Grades A to C or above), plus satisfactory interview and references

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location

Watford
Langley Road, WD17 4YH , Hertfordshire, England
See map

What you'll learn on the course

Tourism and Hospitality
Travel and Tourism
Tourism

Course programme

Course suitability

Anyone who has an interest in pursuing a career in the Travel Industry, especially in areas such as Tour Operations, Hotels, Airlines and Travel Agencies.

Entry qualifications

4 GCSE's (Grades A to C or above), plus satisfactory interview and references

Course content

6 units - examples of which are:

Investigating Travel & Tourism, European Travel Market, Customer Service, UK as a destination, Retail & Business Travel Operations, The Business of Travel & Tourism

or 12 units over 2 years leading to National Certificate - 6 units will be chosen from the following:

Preparing for employment in the Travel & Tourism Industry, Long Haul Travel Destinations, Marketing, Investigating the Cruise Sector, Sustainable Tourism Development, Events Conferences & Exhibitions, Tour Operations, Passenger Transport Issues for The Travel & Toursim Industry

Additionality

There will be several trips as part of this course previous examples of which are:

Madame Tussauds, Luton Airport, Thorpe Park & London Dungeons, Brighton

There may also be an opportunity for students to attend a short haul residential trip eg: Barcelona, Lanzarote, Benidorm or Long Haul eg: Hong Kong, Shanghai

First Aid at Work

NCFE Cabin Crew

NCFE Resort Reps

NCFE Airport Passenger Services

Assessment

A portfolio of work

1 on-line test for key skills

Progression

Further Study - HND in Travel & Tourism or Equivalent Degree

Possible careers: Travel Agents, Airline Customer Services, Tour Operators, Flight Attendants and Holiday Reps.