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Travel and Tourism Courses

This is a theory based course for school leavers who are looking for an introduction into key areas of the travel and tourism industry. You will learn about the UK's travel and tourism destinations, explore customer service within the industry, and plan simple journeys using different modes of transport across the UK. You will also study three specialist units such as European holiday destinations, planning visits for travel and tourism, and developing business skills for the industry. The course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at A*-C and provides a good basis for further qualifications.

  • About the Course

    The course will encourage you to develop the skills and essential know-how required for today's rapidly expanding world of travel and tourism. You will have the opportunity to develop both general and specialist skills. You will complete projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

    You will study:

    • UK travel and tourism destinations
    • Exploring customer service in travel and tourism
    • Planning simple trips in the UK using different modes of transport
    • European holiday destinations
    • Developing business skills for travel and tourism.
  • Entry Requirements
    At least 2 GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above, or successful completion of a Foundation Level course including functional skills in English and maths. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Progression

    BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Aviation Operations or Travel and Tourism if you achieve a merit or distinction, or find work in a relevant sector.

  • Assessment Method

    Most units are assessed via assignments which are individually graded (2 units are assessed by paper based exams). An overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 2

Location Isleworth

Start Date 05/09/2018

BTEC Level 2 Diploma

Staff
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Balwant Dhaliwal
Lecturer in Travel & Tourism and Aviation

“Travel and Tourism is an exciting industry to be in. It’s very dynamic and forever evolving. My background is working for major tour operators and luxury hotels in front of house operations.”

Balwant Dhaliwal
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