Delivering the Travel and Tourism Customer Experience
The Development of Travel and Tourism in the UK
International Travel and Tourism Destinations
Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism
Airports and Airlines
Travel and Tourism Employment Opportunities
Organising a Travel and Tourism Study Visit
The Travel & Tourism Customer Experience
Marketing in Travel and Tourism
Assessment method: Internal and external
The units you will be studying:
The UK Travel and Tourism Sector
Travel and Tourism Business Environments
Assessment method: External and Internal
Grading: 13 Units studied – all the unit grades are added together to make up the final grade. The qualification is awarded as one of Distinction*, Distinction, Merit or Pass.
The course will include research visits to various destinations such as: Blackpool, Alton Towers, Chester, The Lake District (Adventure activities), Manchester City Centre attractions and facilities e.g. Science and Industry Museum, Manchester Airport and Rhyl.
The students who study this course are interested in careers in the travel and tourism industry and the leisure and business sector and develop a range of skills and knowledge relevant to these industries.
The travel and tourism BTEC First is a stepping-stone, which can lead to advanced level courses at Loreto and then on to advancement on a variety of degree and HND courses at a range of Universities and higher education institutions, for many more options view UCAS online.
Tourism Operational Management
Cruise industry management
International Tourism Management
International Travel Management
Venue and Events management
Business and Tourism studies
The Leisure/Travel and Tourism BTEC First can lead to advanced vocational courses in Travel and Tourism and other advanced level subjects.
This course can also lead to employment in the Business, Leisure and Travel and Tourism Industries such as:
Airline cabin crew
Cruise ship excursions manager
What makes Loreto’s Travel and Tourism department unique?
The results are outstanding.
100% success rate every year for the past 15 years
Students achieve way above national average in the high grades they gain.
The teaching and learning environment
You will learn in a vocationally relevant environment.
You will experience a range of IT Facilities, Including individual PC’s, interactive SmartBoard, internet DVD’s, Industry Related Teaching Materials, Guest Speakers, PowerPoint Presentations, Role Plays, Displays and Study Visits.
Staff Industrial Expertise
The staff have worked in a range of travel and tourism occupations e.g.
Travel Agency Management
You will be provided with current industry specific information and assisted with progression routes relevant to the travel and tourism industry. Staff will share their first hand knowledge of many worldwide destinations and support you with your research tasks relating to travel and tourism destinations.
Loreto Sixth Form College
Chichester Road South