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Travel and Tourism

OCN Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism

The Level 1 Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism aims to provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to progress to further study related to catering, hospitality and tourism and ultimately to work in these or related sectors. 

The Level 1 Award is a bite-sized qualification which acts as a ‘taster’ for those wishing to explore vocational study alongside learning skills.

NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism

This qualification aims to provide learners with an understanding of the basic principles of the travel and tourism industry and allows them to explore the various avenues of work within this industry. It allows learners to gain transferrable skills that can be applied to the workplace or further study. The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to gain an understanding of the travel and tourism industry and to prepare learners to progress onto further study understand and develop the skills necessary to work within the travel and tourism industry.

Is this course right for me?

On this one year course you will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will gain knowledge and understanding of core subject areas within the Travel and Tourism industry, to support progression to further learning or the workplace.

Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism

  • There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved an Entry Level 3 qualification.

Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism

  • There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism

  • There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved an Entry Level 3 qualification.

Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism

  • There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism

  • The OCNLR Level 1 Award and Certificate in Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism have been designed to provide learners with the underpinning skills and knowledge required to progress to further study in catering, hospitality and/or tourism and ultimately to work in these or other related sectors.

Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism

  • While completing this qualification, learners may develop the knowledge, understanding and essential skills employers look for in employees. These range from familiar ‘key skills’ such as team working, independent learning and problem solving, to more tricky- to- measure skills such as an appreciation for appropriate behaviour and dress, appropriate interpersonal skills, personal manners and deportment, understanding work practices and how different roles and departments function within an organisation.
  • The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to: gain an understanding of the travel and tourism industry and to prepare learners to progress onto further study understand and develop the skills necessary to work within the travel and tourism industry. 
All students who may have not achieved a minimum grade 4 in GCSE English or Maths will continue to work towards either a GCSE or Functional Skills qualification as part of their timetable.

Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism

  • Learners are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutor/assessors; • the activities must be designed to enable learners to meet the assessment criteria of the unit; • learners’ portfolios of assessed evidence must be internally moderated at the Centre;  • the portfolios of assessed evidence will be externally moderated by an OCN London External Moderator. There is no additional external assessment for these qualifications. 

Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism

  • Each learner is required to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of 100% of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. On completion of each unit learners must declare that the work produced is their own. 
  • The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include (in no particular order): 
  • Learner’s proof of work 
  • Assessor observation – completed observational checklists and related action plans 
  • Witness testimony 
  • Worksheets, assignments/projects/reports 
  • Record of professional discussion 
  • Record of oral and written questioning 
  • Learner and peer reports 
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). 

Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism

On completion of the qualifications, learners will have the required skills and knowledge in order to progress to OCNLR Level 2 Qualifications in Skills for Professions in Catering, Hospitality and Tourism, see separate qualification guide.  These qualifications represent the first step in a clear progression route through to vocational learning or higher education.  Alternatively, learners may progress to employment in entry level roles in catering, hospitality and tourism or may consider starting a business in this field. 

Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: • Level 2 Certificate in Aviation Operations on the Ground (Knowledge) • Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Cabin Crew • Level 2 Award in the Principles of Customer Service in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism • Level 2 Award in Resort Representatives • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Travel Services 

As a Bridge Training student, you may incur additional costs to attend our course, for example it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery. Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for, this may include things like study visits, trips and external activities.

Clothing will be required for the vocational and/or work experience elements of the course (this can be purchased through bridge Training at a reduced cost) You may be eligible for funding. Find out more on our student finance page. Any costs above are approximate and may change.

 

 

Any additional costs will be dependant upon the course, activity and associated level. Find out more on our student finance page. Any costs above are approximate and may change.

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