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Travel and Tourism L1


Awarding Body:

BTEC

Sector:

Further Education

Programme Length:

1 Year

Bilingual Delivery:

This course can be studied in English only at present

Programme Description

 

Take the first step into a career in the travel and tourism industry.This course is ideal for students who want to develop their communication skills and their confidence. It is an excellent gateway into one of the fastest growing industries both locally and nationally. The majority of students use this course as a stepping-stone to a Level 2 programme in Travel and Tourism, Hospitality or Catering. Others may choose alternative further study pathways or full-time employment. The course will provide opportunities to develop a range of personal skills and techniques, essential for successful performance in working life

 

Programme Features

A central element of the course is the close link with the local tourism industry. You will gain a realistic view of the demands of working in the tourism and hospitality industry in a stimulating and exciting environment. You will have the opportunity to explore the industry through trips to visitor attractions at home and abroad. You will also be able to put theory into practice supporting events in partnership with the local tourism industry.

Progression and Employment

 

Take the first step into a career in the travel and tourism industry.This course is ideal for students who want to develop their communication skills and their confidence. It is an excellent gateway into one of the fastest growing industries both locally and nationally. The majority of students use this course as a stepping-stone to a Level 2 programme in Travel and Tourism, Hospitality or Catering. Others may choose alternative further study pathways or full-time employment. The course will provide opportunities to develop a range of personal skills and techniques, essential for successful performance in working life

 

Programme Content

On a Level 1 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality course you will study a variety of units. The core units focus on personal development and include being organised, working with others, developing a personal progression plan and researching a topic.  Other units cover topics such as customer service, exploring local visitor attractions, promoting and running an event and preparing and serving food.

Literacy and numeracy are important for all students. Students who do not have a C grade or above in Maths, English or Welsh (first language) will have additional teaching and support to study either GCSE or Essential Skills depending on GCSE grades.

Method of Assessment

Units are assessed internally using centre devised assessments. These can include observation in work related situations, presentations,projects, or extended writing.

Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSE grades D-G to study this course.

Academic Year Delivery Campus Course Length Course Options
2018 - 2019 Full Time Pibwrlwyd Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
Campus Address Post Code
Ammanford Campus Dyffryn Road,
Ammanford,
Carmarthenshire
SA18 3TA
Gelli Aûr Campus Gelli Aûr,
Llandeilo,
Carmarthenshire
SA32 8NJ
Graig Campus Sandy Road,
Llanelli,
Pwll,
Carmarthenshire
SA14 4DN
Pibwrlwyd Campus Pibwrlwyd,
Carmarthen,
Carmarthenshire
SA31 2NH
Jobswell Campus Jobs Well Road,
Carmarthen,
Carmarthenshire
SA31 3HY