BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Travel & Tourism

The BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Award in Travel and Tourism, offered at Venn Boulevard Centre as a Key Stage 4 option, provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the dynamic field of travel and tourism. Tailored for those in their early stages of secondary education, the course covers foundational topics such as understanding the travel and tourism industry, customer service and basic business principles specific to this sector. The curriculum likely combines theoretical knowledge with practical applications, giving students a well-rounded understanding of the industry. This course services as an ideal stepping stone for students considering further studies or a career in travel and tourism.

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day allows pupils to consider how they have performed at school and helps them to focus on their attitudes and behaviours. ”

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and your staff celebrate difference and help to make everyone feel valued.”

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through ‘life books’ where observations are made, and improvements praised.”

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individuals to help them to deal with any anxieties that they may have.”

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school, you and other leaders work hard to understand the needs of individual
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staff make everyone feel included.”

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confident rounded young people.”

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“Pupils welcome new arrivals with understanding and compassion.”

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“Inspectors saw first-hand the way in which your staff spoke to pupils with compassion and respect.”

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“A time of ‘reflection’ at the end of the
day allows pupils to consider how they have performed at school and helps them to focus on their attitudes and behaviours. ”

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life coach can include one-to-one work in addition to positive thinking strategies,
mindfulness and aromatherapy.”

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