Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Yr1
- Course Level: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Year 1
- Qualification: BTec L3 ED Y1
- Awarded By: EDEX REG
Introduction to course
Have you ever wished you could stay on holiday forever? Have you thought how exciting the airport environment is and what it would be like to be a part of it? Study Travel and Tourism and become part of this dynamic, ever changing industry that employs over 237 million people worldwide.
This is a practical, work-related course. All students take four core units which are: Investigating Travel and Tourism, The Business of Travel and Tourism, The UK as a Destination, and Customer Service in Travel and Tourism.
In addition, you will study specialist units such as Business Travel and Marketing Travel and Tourism Products. The course also includes a two week work experience unit.
We offer a range of trips that are both assignment based and educational. Past trips have included Thorpe Park, the World Travel Market, London Dungeon and the Science Museum. We also offer a residential trip, past trips have included Spain, Cyprus and Disneyland Paris.
Upon completion of 18 units this qualification is the equivalent of 3 A Levels, allowing progression to higher education courses.
5 GCSE grades A* - C are normally required, including English Language. Alternatively, a MERIT grade in BTEC First Diploma or GNVQ Intermediate in a relevant vocational area would also be suitable, normally supported by a GCSE grade C in English.
Where the course lead
Widely accepted at many universities, this is an ideal course for those wishing to study tourism further and business related courses. Alternatively, you may wish to go straight into employment.
This course combines well with
You could even combine this with an A Level. Past students have taken Business and Law alongside this course.
This course is assignment based giving you an opportunity to receive feedback from your teachers and improve your work and grades.
These are just some of the sectors of the industry you may choose to work in:
- Tour Operators
- Travel Agent
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