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Travel and Tourism (BTEC) at The Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy

Course description

Who is the course for?The course is for students who are interested in following a vocational course in Travel & Tourism. Students who prefer to work independently on coursework rather than exams will enjoy the course. On the course students will develop a range of practical and academic skills including research, communication, report writing and working as a team. We also have a lot of trips and visits including a residential in the second year to Disney Land Paris, and a number of day trips in the first year.

What will I be studying?

We will aim to deliver topics and units which interest the students. We include visits & trips to different locations that relate to the units being studied. The Units in the first year will include:

1 An Introduction to Travel and Tourism, which will introduce the whole Industry on a global scale.

2 Customer Service in Travel and Tourism involves a lot of role play and decision making

3 The UK as a Destination will give the students a detailed knowledge of tourism in the UK

In the second year we are planning to study:

1 European Destinations this includes a trip to Disney Land Paris

2 The Business of Travel & Tourism

3 Preparing for Employment in Travel & Tourism this includes an option to complete work experience

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy directly.

Last updated date: 14 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years