TRAVEL AND TOURISM
BTEC EXTENDED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 FF3NTRA1L1 | TWO YEARS COURSE OVERVIEW The course gives you the skills and knowledge to work in airports, airlines, tour operators, travel agencies, hotels or other accommodation, tourist information centres, tourist attractions, cruise line companies, holiday centres, conference or events organisations. We have great links with employers who we work with to provide routes into employment.
WHAT WILL I LEARN? You will cover the following units:
You will also study City & Guilds Level 2 Certificates in ‘Aviation Operations on the Ground’ and ‘Air Cabin Crew’ which is perfect for those wishing to pursue an airport based career. You can also improve your English and Maths skills at an appropriate level.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED? You will be assessed through essays, reports, presentations, project work, role plays, simulated experiences, short answer questions and tests.
• Worldwide travel destinations
• Package holidays • Arranging business travel
• Tourism in the UK
• Worldwide adventure tourism
You will need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including Maths and English Language and/or a Merit grade in a Level 2 qualification with Maths and English to GCSE grade 4 equivalent.
• Promotions and sales in travel and tourism • Developing people in travel and tourism • Products and services
• Conferences and events • Holiday park hosts • Ski chalet hosts
TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT FOUNDATION DEGREE HF5RHOS1L1 | TWO YEARS COURSE OVERVIEW
This course is validated and awarded by University College Birmingham and runs over two years (with an option to exit after one with a Certificate of Higher Education). The programme provides technical, hand-on skills and knowledge that is required in the workplace and is designed to enhance employability at supervisory to managerial level. It develops the expertise of those already working in hospitality and tourism, or those wishing to establish a career in this growing and diverse industry. You will focus on specific industries of your choice and will develop generic management skills in areas including marketing, human resources and finance.
• Food, Beverage and Accommodation Principles
• International Travel Operations
• Hospitality and Tourism Business Principles
• Marketing Communications for Hospitality
• People and Organisations
• Operational Finance for Hospitality and Tourism
WHAT WILL I LEARN? Workplace experience forms a core part of the learning programme, ensuring the development of employability skills, alongside technical and academic learning. Current employment can be considered as part of work placement learning requirements.
• The Hospitality and Tourism Consumer • The Hospitality and Tourism Experience
• Management of Food and Beverage Operations • Tourism Investigations
• Employability Enhancement • Events Planning • Human Resources for Hospitality Managers
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED? You will be assessed through essays, reports, presentations, observations, reflective accounts and examinations.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS You will need a related Level 3 qualification in Business, Hospitality and/or Travel and Tourism, and a GCSE in English and Maths. Other Level 3 qualifications and professional experience will be considered. Course guide 2019/20 I 99