BTEC Diploma in Introduction to Travel and Tourism Level 1

Full Time

About the course

The subject of travel and tourism is wide ranging and includes aspects of customer care and administration, as well as the study of destinations, holidays and attractions. You will study a range of core mandatory units and specialist units to include; the business of travel and tourism, event organisation, customer service. In all units the emphasis is on the practical application of knowledge and skills.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements - an interest in the travel industry.

Where next?

BTEC L2 Travel and Tourism, to employment or an apprenticeship in the travel and tourism industry. The Travel and Tourism industry employs a large proportion of the UK population in a diverse range of activities including those of travel agents and tour operators, in the transport and accommodation sectors and in government funded organisations such as the National Trust or Visit-Britain.

Work experience and employability

This course does not contain a specific work experience component, but has other activities to help you develop employability skills. If you would like to undertake a work placement alongside your studies, our Employability Team can help.

What additional resources will I need?

We recommend that you buy a course text book and you will need to supply your own notebooks and stationery. A variety of optional visits and trips are offered that support learning.

Fees information

This course is free to students aged 16-18.

Students aged 19+ will usually be charged a tuition fee, unless they meet certain eligibility criteria for fee remission. For those paying, an Advanced Learner Loan may be available. For further advice on fees, waivers and loans, please contact the Fees Co-Ordinator at Queens Drive.

Contact

For queries about the course, please contact the course leader: clare.watson@newcollege.ac.uk

For general enquiries, please contact: enrolment@newcollege.ac.uk