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BTEC Travel and Tourism Extended Diploma L034

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37873/apply  Apply Online

OR

Application Form & Reference Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

2 years, full-time

Level

This is a level 3 course.

Course outline

This study programme is designed to give you the skills you need to either progress to higher education or into employment. It will cover retail travel, visitor attractions, accommodation, transportation and tour operations.

Course details

Areas of study Year 1
  • Investigating Travel and Tourism
  • The UK as a Destination
  • The European Destinations
  • The Business of Travel and Tourism
  • Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
  • Preparing for Employment in the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Specialist Tourism
  • Passenger Transportation
  • Long Haul Travel Destinations
Year 2
  • Working as a Holiday Representative
  • Responsible Tourism
  • UK Visitor Attractions
  • Hospitality Operations in Travel and Tourism
  • Marketing Travel and Tourism Products
  • Business Travel Operations
  • Tourism in Rural Area
  • Tour Operations
  • Working as a Children's Representative
  • Events, Conferences and Exhibitions
  • Residential Study Visit in Travel and Tourism

Each unit is assessed and will receive pass, merit or distinction grades

Entry guidelines

  • Priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years old
  • 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above (including English Language and Mathematics) or a full Level 2 Qualification (Merit or Distinction) and GCSEs Grade 4/C or above English and Mathematics
  • Satisfactory interview to assess motivation, previous experience if applicable, communication skills, career planning
  • Satisfactory school report/reference

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths (Grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

At the end of the course, you could progress to higher education or employment. For opportunities to continue studying Travel at Wirral Met, BTEC Higher National Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management.

Explore potential careers via Career Coach — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

Assessment Method

This is an assignment based course with elements of practical assessment throughout.

When does this course run?

Starting 5th Sep 17

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: L034J001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £6000.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 15:00 Conway Park
Tuesday 09:00 — 15:30 Conway Park
Wednesday 09:00 — 15:00 Conway Park
Thursday 10:00 — 12:00 Conway Park

Starting 4th Sep 18

Ends 26th Jun 20

Ref: L034K001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £6000.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.
If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for some courses at level 3-6).

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 19th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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