The purpose of BTEC Higher National qualifications in International Travel and Tourism Management (ITTM) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the travel and tourism sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. BTEC Higher Nationals include a Level 4 Certificate (HNC) and a Level 5 Diploma (HND). The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to help students secure the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to succeed in the workplace. They represent the latest in professional standards and provide opportunities for students to develop behaviours for work, for example by undertaking a group project, or responding to a client brief. At the same time the BTEC Higher Nationals are intended to keep doors open for future study should a student wish to progress further in their education after their level 5 study. They do this by allowing space for the development of higher education study skills, such as the ability
|Qualification name||BTEC Higher National Certificate in International Travel and Tourism Management|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||11th October 2021|
|Cost description||Fees paid cover the cost of tuition. There may be additional costs to cover, for example, books if required, stationary, and travel costs to events. Having access to an up-to-date laptop and internet is advised. This is supported by Student Finance.|
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants aged over 21 years at the start of their course and who have been out of education for at least three years are classed as ‘mature students’. The prior qualifications and/ or work experience of such applicants will be reviewed to consider if their individual profile shows they have the potential to achieve the qualification. If it does and all other requirements of the admissions process are met, such applicants may be enrolled.
The academic year is divided into three terms and in each term you will normally be timetabled to study 2-3 units. You will usually be timetabled for at least three days per week and it must be noted that the timetable changes from term-to-term as the programme develops and units are completed. It will be a combination of online and classroom based teaching. Courses start: Sept / Jan and May. Units covered are: Unit 1: The Contemporary Travel and Tourism Industry Unit 2: Managing the Customer Experience Unit 3: Professional Identity and Practice Unit 4: The Travel and Tourism Business Toolkit Unit 5: Leadership and Management for Service Industries Unit 7: Managing Conferences and Events Unit 10: Tour Operations Management Unit 17: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.
A variety of forms of assessment evidence will be used, suited to the type of learning outcomes being assessed. Some units, for example, require a practical demonstration of skills while others require students to carry out their own research and analysis, working independently or as part of a team. Reports, PADLET, discussions, video and PowerPoint Presentations with Q&A.
You will need to sign up to HN Global to access the e-coursebook for this course. It is advisable that you have an up-to-date laptop with WIFI to access online classes. Apply Online: https://apply.citycollege.ac.uk/applicant/apply
A variety of forms of assessment evidence will be used, suited to the type of learning outcomes being assessed. Some units, for example, require a practical demonstration of skills while others require students to carry out their own research and analysis, working independently or as part of a team. It will include reports, discussion with Q&A , PADLET, PowerPoint presentation and video evidence.
Having a BTEC Higher National Certificate provides a solid grounding in travel and tourism, which students can build on to progress to Level 5 International Travel and Tourism Management.