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  • IGCSE Travel and Tourism

    IGCSE Travel and Tourism will give you an understanding of this fast paced and exciting industry. Both great if you are considering a career in this area or you have a passing interest.

    • Course Description

      IGCSE Travel and Tourism

      Course code: HSIG11

      Delivery method: Online

      Course duration: 12 Months

      Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

      Award achieved: Edexcel IGCSE Travel and Tourism

      Awarding body: Edexcel

      IGCSE Travel and Tourism will give you an understanding of this fast paced and exciting industry. Both great if you are considering a career in this area or you have a passing interest.

      You will learn about the business side of the industry as well as a practical range of skills and procedures.

      In addition, this course aims to give you a key awareness of the social and economic environments in which travel and tourism play a critical role.


    • Travel and tourism course overview

      Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by Edexcel), you will have achieved an internationally recognised Edexcel IGCSE Travel and Tourism (4TRA) qualification.

      Skills gained

      • Understanding the industry.
      • Theoretical knowledge of the sectors including products and services and the transport system.
      • Practical skills in relating to the industry as well as personal and professional skills.
      • A wider awareness of the economic environments.

      Course outline

      This course is divided into 2 units:

      Paper 1: Scenario based questions with short answers (60% of marks).

      Paper 2: Scenario based questions with short answers (40% of marks).

      Assessment

      The Edexcel IGCSE Travel and Tourism qualification is gained once the two exam papers are successfully completed. These exams are administered by Edexcel and assessment centre details will be included with your course, as well as practice papers so that you are more than prepared for your assessments.

      In addition, there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the course materials, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty, as well as a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them. These are for your own information, and do not need to be shown to your course tutor.

      Method of study

      Online

      Study anywhere, at a time and pace that suits you, and on any smart device connected to the internet, by selecting our online IGCSE course. Our online courses are delivered in bite-sized sections with lessons, activities and test papers, perfect to squeeze in when you are commuting on the bus or you can work towards gaining your qualification as you eat lunch.

      Delivered on our digital learning environment, you will enjoy a complete learning experience that can travel with you anywhere, without the mess and fuss of heavy paper materials.

      Tutor support

      Our IGCSE courses come with tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the course whenever you need it. You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

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      Online

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      Paper Based

      If the course you have bought is paper based it will be despatched the next working day. You will receive a tracking email and a text with a 1 hour delivery slot.

      What do I do next?

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      Everyone at Absorb wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging and ultimately what a difference that qualification will make to your career path and life.

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