Travel and Tourism – BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
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Overview of topics on the course
18 units are studied over the two years. All units are coursework units and are listed below:
Investigate Travel and Tourism
The Business of Travel and Tourism
The UK as a Destination
Preparing for Employment in Travel and Tourism
Retail Travel Operations
Business Travel Operations
Marketing Travel and Tourism
Investigating the Cruise Industry
Working as a Holiday Representative
Tourism in Rural Areas
UK Visitor Attractions
Long Haul Destinations
Entertainment for Holiday Makers
Method of assessment
You will be assessed by 100% coursework. Each unit you study is graded Distinction, Merit or Pass. At the end of the course, the grades for the units are added together to make up the final grade. We expect all students to set targets to ensure the highest grade possible.
Students who study this course develop a range of skills and knowledge relevant to the following careers.
Students typically progress to university and then on to careers in the travel and tourism industry. Some students decide to progress directly into the travel and tourism sector.
Possible careers include:
Airline Cabin Crew
Cruise Ship excursions manager
Car Ferries & Trains
There is a range of exciting and interesting university courses related to Travel & Tourism.
The Travel and tourism Diploma can lead to advancement on a variety of degree and HND courses at a range of Universities and higher education institutions e.g.
Tourism Operational Management
Cruise industry management
International Tourism Management
International Travel Management
Venue and Events management
Business and Tourism studies
For many more options view UCAS online.
What makes Loreto’s Travel and Tourism department unique?
The results are outstanding.
100% success rate every year from for the past 15 years.
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.
Trips, Excursions and Residentials
You will experience a variety of trips including local, national and International destinations. Residentials have included: Majorca, Madrid & Barcelona. Visits have included: Chester Zoo, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Castleton Caves, Chester, Lake District, Manchester Airport and Liverpool.
Staff Industrial Expertise
The staff have worked in a range of travel and tourism occupations. 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