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BTEC Diploma in Travel and Tourism Level 2 at The Thetford Academy

Course description

GENERAL AIMS: To give students a better

understanding of the Travel and Tourism Industry and

to explore the vibrant and exciting global sector.

COURSE OUTLINE: Students need to reach 60

credits in order to achieve their Diploma. To gain

this, students need to complete the following core

compulsory assignments:

n The UK Travel and Tourism Sector (5 credits)

n Understanding Customer Service in

Travel and Tourism (5 credits)

n Understanding the Nature and Effects

of World Travel (5 credits)

In addition, students must complete a range of

optional assignments to reach their 60 credits.

NATURE OF STUDY: The nature of study will be

through independent research, unit assignments,

group discussions and vocational learning.

Entry requirements

Sixth Form Entry

Year 12

A Levels

5 A*-C at GCSE, including a C in English + Mathematics,

with a B grade in the chosen subject areas for A Level.

BTEC Level 3

4 A*-C, preferably including a C in English + Mathematics.

BTEC Level 2

2 D grades.

Year 13

Each student’s work is reviewed at the end of

Year 12 and progress into Year 13 is dependent on

satisfactory performance in the examinations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Thetford Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years