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Travel and Tourism at John Willmott School (JWS)

Course description

LEVEL: BTEC LEVEL 2

EXAMINATION BOARD: EDEXCEL

 

Course content

COURSE INFORMATION

 

This qualification has been developed to provide an engaging and stimulating introduction to the travel and tourism industry. 

Employment in this sector is growing, but this qualification also provides a suitable foundation for progression to further studies, such as the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Award in Travel and Tourism.

Assessment

SPECIFICATIONS AND UNITS OF STUDY

 

Unit 1 - The UK Travel and Tourism Sector - this unit covers the main types of tourism in the UK, the contribution that travel and tourism makes to the UK economy and the difference component industries that make up the travel and tourism sector.

 

Unit 2 - UK Travel and Tourism destinations - this unit covers what different types of UK destinations have to offer, as well as locating tourist UK destination routes.

 

Unit 3 - The Development of Travel and Tourism in the UK - which looks at developments that have shaped the sector and how the UK travel and tourism industry has developed its lifestyles, interest and how technology has changed, having an insight into why it is such a dynamic sector.

 

Unit 4 - International Travel and Tourism Destinations - which looks at international travel and tourism destinations, gateways and reasons for their appeal to different visitors.

Further information

WHO TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Mrs V Neale

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Willmott School (JWS) directly.

Last updated date: 18 November 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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