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Travel and Tourism at Ysgol Gyfun Dyffryn Teifi

Course description

The subject provides a broad education basis for Travel and Tourism. Develops broad skills, knowledge and understanding of the Industry. It develops and sustains a broad interest in travel and tourism and the issues affecting the development and its potential effects on employment industry. Students will participate in visits to travel and tourism organisations and destinations.

Course content

ADVANCED SUBSIDIARY (A/S)
UNIT 1
Introducing Travel & Tourism
 The nature of travel and tourism
 The characteristics of travel and tourism
 The structure of the UK travel and tourism
industry
 The development of the UK travel and
tourism industry
UNIT 2
Investigating Tourism Destination
Researching into 2 destinations and providing
information
 The range of tourist destinations
 Tourist appeal
 Types of transport
 Trends and future popularity
UNIT 5
Tourism Impacts and Tourism Developments
 Impacts of tourism
 Tourism Development
UNIT 8
Event Management in Travel and Tourism
This unit involves organising either a travel
excursion or a tourism event
 Business planning
 Teamwork
 Carrying out the project
 Evaluating the project

Assessment

Unit 1: Exam
Unit 2: Coursework
Unit 5: Exam
Unit 8: Coursework

Future opportunities

A suitable foundation for the study of Travel and Tourism or related areas through a range of higher education courses. Progression to the next level of vocational qualifications or direct entry to employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Gyfun Dyffryn Teifi directly.

Last updated date: 31 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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