BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Course: BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Travel and Tourism
Code: QSNFL3TRA1/F010H
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 04/09/2017 to 29/06/2018
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Hours/week: 13.50
Weeks: 34



01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

You will study the following modules: Investigating Travel & Tourism,
The UK as a destination
Tourist Destinations
The Business of Travel & Tourism
Customer Service
Marketing Travel & Tourism Products and Services
Tour Operations
E-biz for airlines
UK Visitor Attractions
Incoming & Domestic Tourism
Holiday Representatives
The Cruise Sector
Hospitality Operations
Retail Travel Operations
Passenger Transport
Rural Tourism
Preparing for Employment
Health & Safety in aviation
Team Leadership
Handling air passengers
Front Office Operations The programme includes taught classes, visits to employers and tourist attractions, residential study visits, organising displays and group activities.

Who is the programme for?

If you enjoy travelling, working with people and can show good customer service skills and want a career in the travel and tourism industry then this programme is for you.

How long does it take to complete?
1 year

What qualifications do I need?

4 GCSEs at grade A* - C or equivalent including C or above in English Language.

What does it include?

This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment. The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study. The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 3 will be the development of personal, social and enterprise skills to enable progression to higher levels of study or employment. As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills in English or Maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification. Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which will include work experience and projects.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
The department has a range of specialist airline equipment which may be used to deliver the specialist aviation units.

Will there be any extra costs involved?

You will be invited to take part in an exciting range of day visits and residential visits to travel and tourism employers and tourist attractions. There will be one compulsory residential visit. There will be extra costs associated with the visits. More information will be provided at interview. All students are expected to purchase a programme text book.

How is the programme assessed?
By completing programme work, projects and case studies. There are no examinations on the BTEC 90 Credit Diploma.

What award will I achieve?
Level 3 BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Examining/Validating Body:

What can I do next?

Progress to higher level travel & tourism programmes such as the L3 Diploma in Travel & Tourism and employment in the travel and tourism industry, e.g. travel agents, tour operators, airlines.

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith. The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website or email For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.

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