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Our Online GCSE Travel and Tourism Course is the international version or IGCSE. This course aims to develop your understanding of the travel and tourism industry. You will gain knowledge of products and services used within travel and tourism and learn what is needed to operate them. You will also learn about the physical, social and economic environments in which travel and tourism takes place and you will gain understanding of different perspectives of travel and tourism.
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This course will teach you the CIE IGCSE Travel & Tourism syllabus (0471). You'll study 6 units:
For a full breakdown of course content, download the IGCSE Travel & Tourism Brochure.
All of your lessons and assessments are available on CloudPort - our Moodle-based learning environment (Moodle VLEs are used by most colleges and universities in the UK).
Start with lesson 1 and work through the course in a linear pathway or choose to jump to the section that you need. Your learning is completely flexible and allows you to set your programme of learning around the skills you need.
Submit assessments as you work through the course. Get instant results and feedback on activities to track your progress. Use these assessments as learning launchpads, allowing you to focus your time on the topics you need to brush up on.
You will have access to all course materials, assessments and tutor support for 12 months from the day of enrolment. Extensions are available for students who wish to study over a longer period.
You are not alone! You will be assigned a personal 1:1 tutor on your day of enrolment. Your tutor will remain by your side, throughout your learning journey until you get qualified.
All tutors are qualified teachers and subject matter specialists who will ensure you have the correct guidance and support when you need it. As a CloudLearn student you will have unlimited access to tutor support.
CloudLearn GCSEs and A-Levels are structured around formative assessments allowing you to test your knowledge as you work towards qualification. Before taking your exam you will submit a mock exam to give you the practise you need before the big day.
When ready we arrange your exam. We have agreements with exam centres all over the UK. Our students also take advantage of preferential pricing due to the volume of students we channel to exam centres.
As part of your enrolment service package we will make all the arrangements for your final exam. This includes locating a centre and booking the relevant exam/s. Exam fees are additional.
Exam fees can be bundled using the Exam Bundles drop down when adding to basket. Have a look on our Exams Page for a detailed explanation of this service.
The CIE IGCSE Travel & Tourism exam is available in May/June & November each year. It is assessed over 2 exam papers:
We generally ask that you book written exams at least 6 months in advance.
Booking your exam after the booking deadline will incur late fees (available for one month after deadline) and high late fees (available up until exam entry closure).
Choose to pay in full or spread the cost over our 6 months interest-free payment plans.
We offer longer payment plans of 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. These extended plans are subject to interest. For more details contact our student advisors on 0330 111 4006 or visit our payment plan page.
By joining our Online Travel and Tourism Course, not only will you learn about a thriving industry, but you will also gain a comprehensive skill set that can be useful in a wide range of degrees and professions. You will bolster your leadership and interpersonal skills, such as teamwork and responsibility, through an understanding of the essential personal and professional skills required by individuals working in the service sector. You will also learn how to implement conscientious and effective customer service, which could be useful in a variety of industries.
Additionally, you will learn about the importance of open-mindedness and social responsibility by developing a critical awareness of the physical, social and economic impacts of travel and tourism, including understanding of the global, regional and local perspectives
Furthermore, you will improve your communication and organisational skills as you will be task with identifying and describing the main products, services and facilities of this industry. You will also learn about the importance of marketing and promotion, which is an essential facet of an array of vocations.We also hope to show you the benefits of continuous learning and intellectual curiosity by inspiring a sustained enjoyment of, and interest in, travel and tourism. Therefore, the skills that you will acquire during CloudLearn Online GCSE Travel and Tourism Course will set you apart from other candidates in your chosen field of study or on your career-path.
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