In year 1 of the course you will complete the following units of work:
• Unit 1 - Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector
• Unit 3 - The UK as a Destination
• Unit 8 - Long haul destination
This combination of units will provide a thorough foundation for further study of travel and tourism in the second year.
In the second year of the course you will complete the following unit:
• Unit 2 - The Business of Travel and Tourism
This unit is closely related to business studies and gives you the opportunity to present a small business start-up case using a variety of skills including cash flow forecasting and marketing.
You will complete 2 further units, which could include Working as an Overseas Holiday Representative, Marketing in Travel and Tourism or Customer Service in Travel and Tourism.
You will be assessed using a variety of methods including written coursework assignment tasks, case study work, verbal presentations and participation in a wide range of role play scenarios. Your final grade will be Pass, Merit or Distinction. There is no requirement to take any exams.
At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English or Maths.