BTEC L1 Diploma in Intro to Travel and Tourism Industry
Preparation for Life and Work
What will you be working towards?
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Working in the travel industry can provide a truly satisfying career, especially if you enjoy working with people in a varied, exciting working environment. The Level 1 Diploma in Travel & Tourism course will suit you if you are highly motivated and are looking to combine classroom-based study with realistic practical role playing, outdoor activities and residential trips. This introductory course will introduce you to the skills required for a career in any of the key travel and tourism areas such as cabin crew, working in a travel agency, holiday rep or event planning. The course is aimed at 16-18 year olds who have just completed their GCSEs, or are looking to get back into education to study in this expanding and desirable subject area. Course Content - What will I learn? The course consists of 9 units. You will also study a functional skill in Maths and/or English. Customer Service in Travel & Tourism Planning a Trip to a Visitor Attraction UK Travel & Tourism Destinations Schedule, Charter & Low Cost Airlines The Role of Cabin Crew Recommending a Package Holiday The Role of the Overseas Representative Planning & Participating in an Event Travel & Tourism Group Project How will I be assessed? A wide variety of assessments will be used. The BTEC programme will use continuous assessment rather than examinations and you will be able to track your performance as you work towards your targets. You will be encouraged to manage your own assessments and identify where you have met the required standards. Methods of assessment may include web blogs, presentations, practical demonstrations, posters, reports, leaflets, interviews and discussions. To facilitate assessment, you will be expected to devote personal time for your studies. How will I be taught? The programme is taught through theoretical and practical training sessions supported by functional skills. Each lesson will provide you with assessment opportunities as you work to achieve your goals and targets. You will need an active passion for travel and tourism and your tutors will encourage you to discuss your own achievements as well as the issues in the wider world. Additional Courses* During the course, there will be opportunities to achieve other qualifications in addition to your main programme. These additional qualifications may include functional skills, work skills, first aid, and customer services.
How will it be delivered?
Methods of assessment may include web blogs, presentations, practical demonstrations, posters, reports, leaflets, interviews and discussions.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However successful applicants must demonstrate a willingness to become involved in all aspects of travel and tourism including the practical as well as the theoretical. You should show a willingness
Your next steps...
The majority of learners progress onto a Level 2 course in Travel & Tourism. If you want to progress into employment the following areas would be suitable: travel agents, cabin crew training, holiday representatives and working in an airport.