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NCFE Level 2 Award at Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College

Course description

If you want the opportunity to work abroad, maybe learn a new language and immerse yourself in a new culture; then this course is for you! This course would work nicely alongside many Level 3 courses, in particular A Level travel and tourism, health and social care and drama and theatre. It is endorsed by Thomas Cook, with the offer of a guaranteed interview upon completion.

Course content

You will study the differing roles of a Resort Representative and research the opportunities available with many different organisations. Units of study include;

1. Investigate the role of a Resort Representative.

2. Understand the role of a Resort Representative in resort.

3. Prepare for the start of the holiday season.

4. Manage airport and transport duties.

5. Understand the role of a Children’s Representative. 6. Understand the role of an Entertainment Representative.

The course comprises of four mandatory units, and two optional (5/6). In total you must complete five units, with evidence being displayed in a portfolio format. Therefore there are no exams or coursework, instead the portfolio will consist of a mixture of short reports, presentations and simulated situations evidence. Whilst on this course you will be able to take part in a variety of educational visits to tourism attractions and destinations. Work experience in the tourism industry is also optional.

Entry requirements

This qualification is available for anyone who meets the general college entry requirements for Level 2 study or as an option for a mixed Level 2 and Level 3 programme of study.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 12 August 2016
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    • 1. Leave the M6 at Junction 36 and follow signs for the A590 and Barrow (33 miles).
      2. After 25 miles pass through Ulverston and then the villages of Swarthmoor and Lindal.
      3. At the third roundabout after this take the first exit, signposted Furness General Hospital and Furness Abbey.
      4. At the next roundabout take the second exit.
      5. Pass Abbey House Hotel on the left and take the first turning on the left into Rating Lane.
      6. The College is 400 yards down Rating Lane on the left hand side.