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Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3 at East Norfolk Sixth Form College

Course description

The travel and tourism sector continues to grow at a rapid pace for leisure and business purposes, and Norfolk has a rich diversity in the tourist industry which has historically provided a vast amount of career opportunities within it.

We’re looking to help fill specific skills gaps identified such as customer service skills, geographical knowledge and related business skills. The qualifications have been designed to provide an all-round introduction for those looking for careers in connected industries, including retail travel, visitor attractions, accommodation, transport and tour operations.

Course content

Units include:

  • Investigating the Travel & Tourism Sector
  • The Business of Travel & Tourism
  • The UK as a Destination
  • Customer Service in Travel & Tourism
  • Specialist Tourism
  • Events, Conferences and Exhibitions.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs grade C or above including GCSE English Language.

Assessment

Awarding Body – Edexcel

Assignment-based: 3 units in a year, between 3-4 assignments for each unit.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of a BTEC Level 3 qualification, a learner can progress to or within employment and/or continue their study in the same, or related vocational area. It will provide career development and progression opportunities to higher education, degree and professional development programmes within the same or related areas of study, within universities and other institutions.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Norfolk Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

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