BTEC Higher National Diploma in Travel and Tourism
Course OverviewBTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allows progression direct into employment. BTEC Higher Nationals offer a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in their sector. Learners are attracted to this strong vocational programme of study that meets their individual progression needs whether this is into employment or to further study on degree or professional courses.
BTEC Higher Nationals in Travel and Tourism Management have been developed to focus on:
- providing education and training for a range of careers in the travel and tourism sector
- providing opportunities for employees of travel and tourism facilities to achieve a nationally recognised Level 5 vocationally specific qualification
- providing opportunities for learners to gain a nationally recognised vocationally specific qualification to enter employment in travel and tourism or progress to higher education vocational qualifications such as a degree in a related area developing the knowledge, understanding and skills of learners in the field of travel and tourism
- providing opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
- equipping individuals with knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the travel and tourism industries
- enabling progression to an undergraduate degree or further professional qualification in a related area
- providing opportunities for specialist study relevant to individual vocations and contexts
- supporting individuals employed or entering employment in the travel and tourism industries
- developing a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life, thereby enabling learners to make an immediate contribution to employment
- providing flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career development in travel and tourism.
March 2010 and before starters:
September, January and March starters are expected to complete the course within 24 months and the results are confirmed up to 6 months late.
June starters are expected to complete the course in 27 months and the results are confirmed up to 6 months late.
May 2010 and beyond starters:
September and January starters are expected to complete the course within 12 months
March starters are expected to complete the course within 13 months
June starters are expected to complete in 15 months
|Start Dates - 2013 Intakes|
|07 January 2013|
|25 March 2013|
|10 June 2013|
|07 October 2013|
|Start Dates - 2014 Intakes|
|06 January 2014|
|24 March 2014|
|09 June 2014|
|06 October 2014|
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