Travel and tourism as an industry is one of the most dynamic and exciting industries in the world. Travel and tourism as a subject enable people to understand the different types of organisations that make the sector work and how they meet the customer’s needs.
The Level 2 B-Tec course is divided into three components.
- Unit 1: Travel and Tourism Organisations and Destinations
- This component helps people investigate different types of travel and tourism organisations from privately owned travel agencies to publicly funded museums.
- Unit 2: Influences on Global Travel and Tourism
- This section looks at how the industry responds to disasters. It looks at both human and physical events. The module will also examine sustainable tourism management by reducing negative impacts.
- Unit 3: Customer Needs in Travel and Tourism
- This component will use market research to identify trends to match products and services to meet customer needs and preferences.
Skills and Knowledge
- You will develop an interest and knowledge in worldwide Tourism, people and places.
- You will learn about aspects of marketing, customer service and business.
- You will have the opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way.
- You will develop skills that are highly valued by schools, colleges · universities and employers. This course is an excellent way of progressing into the Sixth Form.
Students will cover three units over two years. 60% of the course is internally assessed coursework tasks, only 40% is an external exam. This exam has a resit opportunity during year 11.
This course is suitable for:
- Anyone interested in Travel and Tourism.
- Students who generally prefer coursework.
- Anyone interested in studying a subject that is relevant to their own lives and experience.
- The topics studied and learning styles will provide vital life skills that will be useful no matter what job or further study students decide to do.
- The course is taught using a variety of teaching methods.