• LevelLevel 2
  • FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyBTEC

Overview

On this Level 2 Extended Certificate course you will have the opportunity to acquire a nationally recognised vocationally specific qualification relevant to the travel and tourism industry.

The course will involve the study of specialised units which provide the knowledge and skills required by those working in travel and tourism.

You will study the many components that make up this dynamic industry and the many changes that have impacted on the travel and tourism industry in recent years.

You will gain an understanding of the importance of effective marketing and customer service.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

You will study the many components that make up this dynamic industry and the many changes that have impacted on the travel and tourism industry in recent years. You will gain an understanding of the importance of effective marketing and customer service.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • UK Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Business Environments
  • Holiday Representatives
  • Travel and Tourism Destinations
  • Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism
  • Travel and Tourism Employment
  • Organising a Travel and Tourism Study Visit
  • The Cruise Industry
  • International Factors Affecting Travel and Tourism
  • Promoting Travel
  • Customer Service
  • UK Visitor Attractions

September - June

Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate Level 1 vocational qualification and/ or four GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above including English and Maths.

This qualification is assessed through internal assignments allowing you to produce evidence in a variety of ways including posters, presentations, role plays and projects and 2 external assessments.

You can seek employment in the travel or aviation industry or progress to a Level 3 qualification in Travel and Tourism or Aviation.

You can also progress to the NVQ Level 2 in MC Travel.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Travel, Tourism & Aviation

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Travel, tourism & aviation students will have the opportunity to work in an on-site simulated aircraft cabin complete with seats, drinks, duty free trolleys and emergency life jackets. They will also benefit from our partnership with Swissport International, providing exclusive access to training at Durham Tees Valley and other UK airports!

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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