Designed for students who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment, potentially in the travel and tourism sector.
This qualification gives learners the opportunity to cover the travel and tourism sector through the extensive common core followed by a selection of optional units.
Students complete 13 units over the two years:
Students will study six optional units among the following:
All Travel & Tourism students are encouraged to study a modern foreign language. Languages offered at SFX are: Italian, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
This course allows students to gain specific knowledge and understanding relevant for work in the travel and tourism industry. It is a two year course equivalent to 2 A levels. You can use this qualification to gain entry to higher education or to go directly to work in the travel and tourism sector.
The qualification is recognised by higher education providers as meeting admission requirements to a variety of degree courses.
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.
• Attending workshops at British Airways on customer service and work readiness.
• Educational trips to complement classwork i.e. ‘mystery shoppers’ at Museums to assess customer service.
• Attend educational talks at Thorpe Park on customer service and Marketing.
• Practical activities (role plays) which are useful when starting to work.
• Work experience.
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