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Model School Primary School, Northland Rd, County Londonderry

Welcome to the Travel and Tourism Department

Departmental Staff:

Miss C Murray (Head of Business Studies)

Mr R McCullough

Qualifications:

  • BTEC Level 2 First Award in Travel and Tourism (2018)

       Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Award in Travel and Tourism

 

BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Travel and Tourism

Aims

The Aim of this qualification is to provide students with understanding and knowledge in the travel industry.  Completion of these units will allow students to seek employment within the travel and tourism industry in a wide range of organisations such as retail travel the airlines.  It will also allow students to progress to higher vocational qualifications in this area.

Unit 1 The UK Travel & Tourism Sector 

This unit gets students to review the three different types of tourism – domestic, outbound and inbound.  They will use examples to show how travel fits into each type mentioned.  They will then go on to look at how tourism adds to the UK economy.  Finally they will outline the different types of organisations that contribute to tourism such as travel agents, tourist information centres, taxi companies, guest houses.  They will explore how they all work together to help tourism in the UK.

Assignment based – Internally marked, externally moderated

 

Year 11
Unit 2 – UK Travel and Tourism Destinations – Internally Marked and Externally Moderated

Learning Outcomes -

  • Know UK travel and tourism destinations and gateways
  • Investigate the appeal of UK tourism destinations for different types of visitors
  • Plan UK holidays to meet the needs of different visitors
Unit 4 – International Travel and Tourism Destinations – Internally Marked and Externally Moderated
 

Learning Outcomes –

  • Explore the use of branding and the promotional mix in business
  • Develop and promote a brand for a business

Year 12

Unit 1 – The UK Travel and Tourism Sector – Externally Examined

Learning Outcomes -

  • Understand the UK travel and tourism sector and its importance to the UK economy
  • Know about the industries, and key organisations, within the travel and tourism sector, their roles and interrelationships
  • Understand the role of consumer technology in the travel and tourism sector
Unit 3 – The Travel and Tourism Customer Experience – Internally Marked and Externally Moderated

Learning Outcomes –

  • Investigate travel and tourism customer service
  • Explore the needs and expectations of different types of customer in the travel and tourism sector
  • Understand the importance of customer service to travel and tourism organisations