Travel and Tourism -Level 1 or 2 First Award in Travel & Tourism (for students aged 14-16) at Wakefield College
This qualification aims to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the travel and tourism sector. It provides learners with the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and develop skills in, the travel and tourism sector.
It also aims to support progression to a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic tourismcourse or an apprenticeship and give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment within a wide range of junior job roles across the travel and tourism sector, for exampleposts in travel agencies, visitor attractions and the tourist information centre.
What you will study
The core units are:
Unit 1: The UK Travel and Tourism Sector – this unit covers the main types of tourism in the UK, the contribution that travel and tourism makes to the UKeconomy and the different component industries that make up the UK travel
and tourism sector.
Unit 2: UK Travel and Tourism Destinations – this unit covers what the different types of UK destinations have to offer, as well as locating tourist UK destinations and routes.
Additional units include:
Unit 3: The Development of Travel and Tourism in the UK
Unit 4: International Travel and Tourism Destinations
Unit 5: Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism
Unit 6: The Travel and Tourism Customer Experience
How you will learn
You will learn through formal class work, group and individual activities and where applicable, visits to various Travel and Tourism related settings.
Predicted GCSE grades 3-9 in 4 subjects
Minimum Entry Level 3 in English and Maths or equivalent
A genuine interest in the subject/profession
A good reference from Head of Year 9 or Headteacher
Learners will be assessed through internally graded Assessment Tasks and one externally graded multiple choice paper.
Please see 14-16 pricing structure in this publication or contact the 14-16 Unit at Wakefield College for more details: Tel 01924 789742 or by email - 14-16UnitMailbox@wakefield.ac.uk.
On completion, learners may progress to Level 2 or 3 qualifications in the Travel & Tourism sector.
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.