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Travel and Tourism

BTEC Diploma in Travel and Tourism & Advanced WBQ

About the Course

The aim of the course is to provide you with a detailed introduction to the Travel and Tourism Industry with the option of more specialised industry units in the second year. The course will prepare you either for employment in the industry or for progression to Higher Education. This Diploma is equivalent to three A-levels. Teaching staff will help you to choose the most suitable qualification for you at interview and induction.

Course Content

The Diploma course consists of a variety of units, including:

  • Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector
  • The UK as a destination
  • European and long haul travel destinations
  • Customer service
  • Cruising
  • Retail Travel Operations

Generally the course is open to applicants over the age of 16 together with mature applicants, who are very welcome.

Applicants would normally be required to possess or be expected to possess a minimum of 5 GCSE passes at A-C grades or equivalent qualifications. Mature applicants without the required entry qualifications may be accepted by interview.

While prerequisite qualifications are important, equally important is a desire to learn and a determination to succeed.

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