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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Travel and Tourism at Fulford School

Course description

This exciting course gives an insight into the many different aspects
of the Travel and Tourism industry. Travel and Tourism is a dynamic,
fun and rewarding industry with people at its heart. This course will
be of value to anybody who has an interest in the Travel and Tourism
industry and who is interested in developing their communication,
teamwork, customer service and people skills.
Travel and Tourism covers a wide range of employment opportunities
in one of the fastest growing industries in the UK. It includes jobs
in airlines and hotels, with tour operators and travel agents or
involving tourist attractions, conferences and events, hospitality and
Units of study include: Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector, The
UK as a Destination, The Business of Travel and Tourism, Customer
Service in Travel and Tourism, Long-haul Travel Destinations,
European Destinations.
The learning style is more vocational, practical and varied. Assessment
is on-going rather than through exams.

Entry requirements

- The ability to work independently and as part of a team
- An aptitude for coursework
- Initiative and the ability to research from a wide range of sources
- An interest in the many and varied aspects of the Travel and
Tourism Industry
- Grade C in a relevant GCSE subject (eg Geography, Business
Studies) or Merit in Level 2 BTEC Travel & Tourism

Future opportunities

This course will equip students with the necessary skills to succeed
in a range of progression routes. Some students may choose to
use this qualification to go straight into employment; some may
gain an apprenticeship; others may choose to progress onto Higher
Education courses at college or university.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fulford School directly.

Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year