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Course Overview

This study programme offers a broad introduction to Tourism & Business at Foundation level and aims to provide you with an understanding for further study in these subject areas. The course has been developed in consultation with employers in the Tourism & Business industry, so you can be sure that you are developing relevant skills for your future career. The qualification is equivalent to NVQ Level 1 and is widely recognised by industry and taught within a grade 1 award winning department.

This study programme will help you develop skills and knowledge to progress on your choosen career path,with units such as:

  • Personal Budgeting and Money Management
  • Planning a trip to a visitor attraction
  • Team work Skills & take part in an activity
  • Preparing for Interviews & Career Planning
  • Locational Geography
  • Research project in either Business or Tourism

You will also study GCSE English and maths or Functional skills at the appropriate level.

School Leaver age 16-18

You will need to achieve GCSE grade 1-4  including English and maths or have successfully completed a Foundation Entry level 3 qualifcation  and have achieved Entry Level 3 Functional Skill in English and maths. An active interest in the business,travel and tourism industry would also be desirable. 

This study programme is assessed in a number of ways to provide a clear indication of candidate knowledge and abilities. The types of assessments used are:

• research tasks (part of an assignment)
• short-answer questions (part of an assignment)
• practical tasks  -role plays(part of an assignment)
• online e-assessments.

 


 

Work related and employability skills are covered in the course.

 

Progression on to the City and Guilds Level 2 Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism or other related Level 2 course, or to employment or apprenticeship training.

This course provides a number of opportunities to experience the world of business or tourism at first hand through educational visits, visiting speakers, and the practical experience of our team of lecturers, all of whom have had many years working in various aspects of the Tourism & Business industries. Job roles include travel agency apprentice, tourist information centre assistant and hotel reception - front of house,customer service,business adminstration apprentice and a variety of other related roles.

The fee for 16 - 19 yr olds for this course is £140 for educational visits and an atlas

There is a very high level of support for this course and every student will have regular contact with a personal tutor. We will ensure that you feel confident about your progress and your course work.

Awarding Body:
Ascentis

Curriculum Area:
Business, Service Industries and ESOL - Travel and Tourism

Course Options

Wed 4th September 2024

Attendance

Full-time

Duration

1 Years

Location

Bournemouth Campus

Adult Fee

1952.00

16 - 18 Fee

133.00

Adult Fee with Concession

1952.00

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