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Hospitality and Tourism: Level 1 Introductory Diploma

Course information

Course Summary

Designed to be taken over one year, the course gives learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills in the hospitality and tourism sector and supports progression to further study. It is a substantial vocational qualification in a study programme that will include other appropriate subjects such as English and maths.

Course Code:N1090
Study Type:Full Time
Academic Level:Level 1
Award:Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism
Awarded by:Pearson
Course Length

1 year full time. Usually 3-4 days per week, 10.5 - 13.5 hours per week.

Course Detail

These qualifications consist of two types of unit. Group A units are the core skills units, they cover content designed to reflect the skills and behaviours needed to progress to further study. Group B units are made up of sector units containing sector-specific content to enable learners to develop sector-specific skills and some knowledge to support progression to the next stage of vocational learning.

Units are subject to confirmation but will cover topics such as

  • Being Organised
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
  • Working with Others
  • Researching a Topic
  • Exploring Local Visitor Attractions
  • Exploring Travel and Tourism in the UK
  • Contribute to Running a Hospitality and Tourism Event
  • Delivering Customer Service in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Using Websites to Make Holiday Choices
  • Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Events

Units are subject to change*

Course Fees

£50 parental contribution towards - running the event and a UK visit (with visitor attraction).

Entry Requirements

Entry Level 3 in English

Your Next Steps

Level 2 Extended Certificate in Travel & Tourism

Other Information


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Last updated - 08/03/2022