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Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 2 at Seevic College

Course description

Tourism is one of the world’s biggest employers, with excellent and exciting career opportunities available. 

This is a one year course examining a variety of Travel and Tourism sectors which will develop your knowledge and understanding of the industry. You will also focus on the planning and organisation of holidays.

On successful completion it will prepare you for employment within this sector, or you may be able to progress onto the Level 3 Travel and Tourism programme at Seevic College. 

Course content

  • Customer service
  • World destinations
  • UK destinations
  • UK travel industry.

Entry requirements

General Entry Requirements 

At least four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English Language or Maths. At least one GCSE needs to be at grade C/4 or above.

Specific Entry Requirements 

The course includes visits to enable student to research the tourism industry first hand. Examples of past trips include: Euro Disney, Thorpe Park, London and many local attractions.

Assessment

You will have a mix of internal and external assessments, including: formal written assessments, role-plays, map work, practical work, group work, direct observation and tests.  

Financial information

The course includes visits to enable student to research the tourism industry first hand. Examples of past trips include: Euro Disney, Thorpe Park, London and many local attractions.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course you will have the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Travel & Tourism. Alternatively, you could progress to employment in one of the following areas:

  • Travel Agent
  • Event Management
  • Working Overseas
  • Hospitality.

Further information

  • There are a number of trips where you will be able to observe businesses within this exciting sector. There will also be a number of selected guest speakers from industry to share their experiences and working knowledge with you.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in a two-week work experience placement within the Travel & Tourism industry. An example of a typical work placement might include: Hotels, Airports, Event companies and Travel Agencies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seevic College directly.

Last updated date: 13 April 2018
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