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Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

This course equips you with higher level skills necessary for this dynamic and expanding industry. The qualification enables students to develop their knowledge and prepare them for work or further study. The course offers bothacademic and practical units to prepare you for employment.You will cover a range of topics such as: the travel and tourism industry, UK travel destinations, worldwide destinations, marketing, customer service and businessand retail travel.

Course content

The Level 3 Diploma?Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism equips you with higher level skills necessary for this dynamic and expanding industry. The qualification enables students to develop their knowledge and prepare them for work or further study. The course offers both academic and practical units to prepare you for employment. You will cover a range of topics such as: The travel and tourism industry, UK travel destinations, Worldwide destinations, Marketing, Customer service and Business and retail travel.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade A*-C, or BTEC Level 2 Diploma,an appropriate NVQ Level 2 or Intermediate qualification. All applicants will require a GCSE in English grade A*-C or equivalent. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.

Assessment

The course is delivered through a wide range of teaching and learning styles. Students will use the latest IT facilities to investigate aspects of the subject area, promoting research and independent leaning skills, which will be supported and put into use in real life situations both inside and outside of the college environment. An extensive range of employers from the industry area will be involved in the support and delivery of the subject material. Student involvement is encouraged at all times to help your learning and understanding.

Future opportunities

The BTEC Level 3 ExtendedDiploma is a vocational qualification which is recognised by many employers in the Tourism Industry and is therefore likely to result in enhanced employment prospects. Alternatively you could progress to a University degree programme.

Further information

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is a vocational qualification which is recognised by employers for the skills it provides in a specific subject area and is accepted by colleges and universities as equivalent to three A-Levels.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: F1097
  • Web url: www.stokecoll.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 24

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    • At the Cauldon campus of Stoke on Trent College, the following subject areas are based:

      Business, IT and Computing

      Child Care

      Health and Social Care

      Hair, Beauty and Holistic Therapies

      Hospitality and Catering

      Public Services and Army Preparation

      Sports and Sport Science

      Travel and Tourism

      Foundation Learning

      ESOL