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Travel and Tourism: BTEC Level 2 at Chestnut Grove Academy

Course description

(Level 2 First Award)

Travel and Tourism is one of the fastest growing areas of work both in the UK and across the globe. This two year vocational course teaches you all about this exciting industry. Travel and Tourism is designed to provide you with a qualification that can help you get into university and also to prepare you for work in the industry. You will learn all about exotic travel destinations, how travel businesses run and how to improve your customer service skills. The focus in many units will be about you gaining practical experience to support the work in your portfolios. The course is supported by trips to real-life employment settings to help you develop more in depth knowledge about a career in the industry.

WHICH SKILLS WILL YOU ACQUIRE?

  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Organisation

Course content

LEVEL: 2

UNIT: 1 - The UK Travel and Tourism Sector

GUIDED LEARNING HOURS: 30

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LEVEL: 2

UNIT: 2 - Understanding Customer Service in Travel and Tourism

GUIDED LEARNING HOURS: 30

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LEVEL: 2

UNIT: 3 - Understanding the Nature and Effects of World Travel

GUIDED LEARNING HOURS: 30

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LEVEL: 2

UNIT: 4 - Development of the UK Travel and Tourism Sector

GUIDED LEARNING HOURS: 30

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Entry requirements

Typically grades C, D, E at GCSE.

Assessment

Coursework & Examination.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the qualification, students can progress to employment and/or continue their study in the same, or related vocational area. The course enables students to learn vital skills which can be used for work in the tourism industry. It provides students with an insight into working in the sector and provides them with knowledge which would be vital to students hoping to pursue a career in Tourism. 

Further information

WHICH SUBJECTS COMPLEMENT THIS COURSE?

·         Business

·         ICT

 

Contact Ms Lee – flee5.212@lgflmail.org

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chestnut Grove Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year course, with 5 lesson per week.

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