Hospitality, Tourism & Sport

Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism

Start Date: 4th September 2017
Course Code: C01582 NAF1A
QCF/NDAQ: 601/0233/0

  • Further Education
  • Full-time
  • Newtownabbey


Duration: 1 Year Full-time
Start date: 4th September 2017
End date: 8th June 2018
Information Event: Y

Course Content

Units include:

  • The UK Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Understanding Customer Service in Travel and Tourism.
  • Understanding the nature and effects of world travel.

If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade C or above in Maths and/or English you will be required to complete the relevant Essential Skills qualification. This will be a compulsory part of your timetable

Course Aims

To provide a basic grounding in the Travel and Tourism Industry and reach a level to provide entry into Level 3 Diploma in Travel. Students will develop skills in customer service, destination geography, business awareness and employability.

Special Features

In addition to classroom teaching and in support of your studies, there will be visits to local facilities, visitor attractions and events. Students will receive talks from guest speakers and industry experts and there may be an opportunity for students to achieve Airline and Airports Certificates. All new students will partake in an induction programme. This will include a trip which aims to introduce students to the local tourism industry

Assessment Methods

Continuous assessment through assignments, projects and practical activities.

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Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D-G, or above, or other relevant qualifications, or related work experience. In circumstances where there are more applications for the course than there are places available, the College reserves the right to ask for higher grades.

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You may proceed to the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism or start a career in Travel and Tourism e.g. with a Travel Agency, Airline, Hotel or other Tourist facility.

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Essential Skills

All full-time students at the Northern Regional College have the opportunity to improve their English, Maths and IT skills and gain qualifications. The qualification you take will depend on the qualification you already have. If you do not have a grade C or above in GCSE English, Maths or ICT, you MUST do Essential Skills. This will form a compulsory part of your timetable.

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