Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Basingstoke College of Technology
You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to practise and develop the skills necessary to achieve the award. The course covers a wide range of subjects including:
- The UK Travel and Tourism Sector
- Understanding Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
- Understanding the Nature and Effects of World Travel
- Development of the UK Travel and Tourism Sector
- Developing Customer Service Skills in Travel and Tourism
- UK Tourism Destinations
- European Holiday Destinations
- Worldwide Holiday Destinations
- Holiday Planning
- Preparing for Employment in Travel and Tourism
- Exploring Airports and Airlines
There is a variety of learning methods, including individual and group assignments, practical application of classroom based teaching and industry related projects, together with visits to a range of travel and tourism attractions. A residential visit may be used to complement the study programme.
Students may also choose to study for a GCSE to increase their qualifications, or to resit a previous GCSE subject to improve a grade. To enhance employment opportunities the course may also have additional qualifications built into the programme.
4 GCSEs at grade D and above, including English and Maths.
The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects and case studies. Students will develop a responsible and co-operative approach to working on their own and in groups. The course uses practical activities, presentations and involvement with local business wherever possible.
If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free.
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.
This course is a recognised route onto a Level 3 course, students should aim for a merit or distinction grade to ensure progression.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.