Travel and Tourism (Extended Certificate)

Extended Certificate (Level 3)

Overview

You will take an in-depth look at the travel and tourism sector and examine subjects including the business of travel and tourism, the UK as a destination, customer service in travel and tourism and the importance of marketing. You will look at long-haul travel, European destinations, entertainment for holidaymakers and working as a holiday rep. 

Day trips have visited places like London, Thorpe Park and Oxford Castle, as well as Cabin Crew training at British Airways’ Heathrow base.

Assessment:

Coursework (70%) Exam (30%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements.

Exam board: Edexcel
Costs:

£20 per year for textbooks plus £20 per optional day trip in the first year and up to £1,000 for optional residential trips in years 1 and 2.

Programme leader:

Swapna Jare

Course structure

Enhancing your studies

Life after Henley

Careers

There are many options for a career in Travel and Tourism including roles as events manager, air cabin crew, hotel manager, resort representative, tourist guide, travel agent and more.

Higher education

This course is an accepted qualification for entry into university, with students going on to study subjects including travel and tourism, event management, international marketing, international business and public relations.

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