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Travel and Tourism

Level 2 NCFE Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism

Full Time

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to help you progress either to further study in a similar area at Level 3 or into a relevant role in the varied Travel and Tourism industry.

It would suit you if you are leaving school and want to take your first steps into a career in Travel but will also very relevant if you are an adult learner who may be thinking about changing career.

Course Content

The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • The UK Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Understanding Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
  • Understanding the Nature and Effects of World Travel
  • Development of the UK Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Developing Customer Service Skills in Travel and Tourism
  • UK Tourism Destinations
  • European Holiday Destinations
  • Worldwide Holiday Destinations
  • Holiday Planning
  • Preparing for Employment in Travel and Tourism
  • Exploring Airports and Airlines


There is a variety of learning methods, including individual and group assignments, practical application of classroom based teaching and industry related projects, together with visits to a range of travel and tourism attractions.

To enhance employment opportunities the course may also have additional qualifications built into the programme.

Entry Requirement

You should have 4 GCSEs at grade 3 and above, including English and Maths.


The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects and case studies. You will develop a responsible and co-operative approach to working on your own and in groups.

The course uses practical activities, presentations and involvement with local business wherever possible.

Where does this course lead to

This course is a recognised route onto a Level 3 course; you should aim for a merit or distinction grade to ensure progression.

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Course Outline

Course Code: JF74
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 09/09/2019
Duration: 1 Year
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