The qualification is equivalent to three A levels, and it has been designed as part of a two year programme. All Travel & Tourism students are encouraged to study a modern foreign language. Languages offered at SFX are: Italian, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
7 Mandatory Units
Unit 01: The World of Travel and Tourism
Unit 02: Global Destinations
Unit 03: Managing the Customer Experience
Unit 04: Travel and Tourism Enterprises
Unit 05: Researching Current Issues in Travel and Tourism
Unit 06: The UK as a Tourist Destination
Unit 07: Business operations in Travel and Tourism
Students will study six optional units chosen among the following:
The Airport Experience, Recruitment and Selection in Travel and Tourism, Marketing in Travel and Tourism, Specialist Tourism, Sustainable Tourism, The Cruise Industry, Customised Travel, Visitor Attractions, Working Overseas, Passenger Transport, Events, Conferences and Exhibitions, Work Experience in Travel and Tourism
You will be continually assessed using a range of different types of coursework. Some units will be assessed through externally assessed examination.
Students can progress onto a degree or foundation degree or employment in retail and business travel, tour operations and airlines. In addition learners will develop transferable and employability skills such as self-confidence, self-presentation, interpersonal skills and time management, which are highly regarded by higher education providers and employers
In addition to the Programme Entry Requirements:
Grade 4 in English Language or Maths
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism (or equivalent) with Merit