Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Travel and Tourism Overview
Qualification Number (QN):500/9787/8
Credit value: 30
Guided Learning Hours: 180
Total Qualification Time (TQT):300
Qualification Type: BTEC National
What is the purpose of this qualification?
The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Travel and Tourism is part of a larger suite of Travel and Tourism qualifications, which share the common purpose of helping people to become occupationally ready to take up employment in the travel and tourism sector at the appropriate level. BTEC Level 3 Certificate is broadly equivalent to one GCE AS Level. This is an interesting course which is directly related to the rapidly expanding Travel and Tourism industry. Students will study a wide range of travel related topics, as the course has been designed to help students acquire the necessary skills and qualifications for a career in the Travel and Tourism industry.
What does this qualification cover?
The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Travel and Tourism is 30 credit qualification that consists of two mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 30 credits (where at least 23 credits must be at Level 3 or above).
The 2 mandatory units are :
Unit 01: Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector (credit10, GLH 60
Unit 02: The UK as a Destination (credit10, GLH 60)
The optional units will be chosen between yourself and your assessor.
How is this qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through internal assessment by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods (written assignments, practical tasks, portfolio of evidence, centre devised assessments etc).
Who could take this qualification?
This qualification is for all learners aged 16-18 and 19+ who are capable of reaching the required standards .This course is especially designed for those who have a keen interest in the Travel and Tourism Sector.
What could this qualification lead to?
Learners who have achieved the Level 3 National Certificate can progress to the BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Travel and Tourism.
Potential job roles for those working towards this qualification are:
- Airline customer service agent.
- Airport information assistant
- Air cabin crew.