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IGCSE Travel and Tourism Online Course CAIE

Start Date

Anytime

Enrolment Fee

£275

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Support

Up to 2 years

Study

Anywhere

Qualification

IGCSE

Fast Track

Available

IGCSE Travel and Tourism CAIE Online Course

IGCSE Travel and Tourism Online Course CAIE

Start Date

Enrolment Fee

Anytime

£275

PayPal Acceptance Mark

Support

Up to 2 years

Study

Anywhere

Qualification

IGCSE

Fast Track

Available

This IGCSE Travel and Tourism Course will develop practical skills across a range of working roles, as well as providing a global and local perspective on travel and tourism.

You will gain an overview of the industry, and learn about popular destinations, customer care, working procedures, travel and tourism products and services, and marketing and promotion.

What can I do with IGCSE Travel and Tourism?

IGCSE Travel and Tourism could lead on to a more vocationally-related course or further study of A’ Levels.

Cambridge IGCSEs are accepted by leading Universities and employers around the works as evidence of academic achievement. Many Universities require a combination of AS & A’ Levels and IGCSEs or equivalent to meet their entry requirements.

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. 

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Syllabus

The IGCSE Travel & Tourism Online Course has six modules you will need to cover.

Awarding Body: Cambridge

Specification Code: 0471

IGCSE Modules

  • Understand and explain the structure of the international travel and tourism industry
  • Investigate the social, cultural, economic and environmental impact of travel and tourism
  • Identify the role of national governments in forming tourism policy and promotion
  • Investigate the patterns of demand for international travel and tourism
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the main global features
  • Demonstrate awareness of different time zones and climates
  • Investigate travel and tourism destinations
  • Identify and describe the features which attract tourists to a particular destination
  • Deal with customers and colleagues – “the moment of truth”
  • Identify the essential personal skills required when working in the travel and tourism industry
  • Follow basic procedures when handling customer enquiries, making reservations and payments
  • Use reference sources to obtain information
  • Explore the presentation and promotion of tourist facilities
  • Identify and describe tourism products
  • Explore the roles of tour operators and travel agents in the chain of distribution
  • Describe support facilities for travel and tourism
  • Explore the features of worldwide transport in relation to major international routes
  • Role and function of marketing and promotion
  • Market segmentation and targeting
  • ’Product’ as part of the marketing mix
  • ’Price’ as part of the marketing mix
  • ‘Place’ as part of the marketing mix
  • ‘Promotion’ as part of the marketing mix
  • The operation, role and function of tourism authorities responsible for tourism policy and promotion at a national, regional and local level, including tourist information centres and visitor information services
  • The provision of tourist products and services
  • basic principles of marketing and promotion
  • The marketing mix
  • leisure travel services
  • business travel services

Assessments

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at a CAIE approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

IGCSE Exams
There are two exams for the full IGCSE qualification. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 – 2 hour
Paper 2 – 2 hour 30 min

Paper 1 Paper 1 IGCSE Qualification

International GCSE Travel & Tourism Online Course Outcome

On successful completion of all your exams for the International GCSE Travel & Tourism Online Course, you will be awarded the following qualification:

International GCSE Travel & Tourism with CAIE

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Enrolment Fees

Our Enrolment fee for this course is noted at the top of this page where you can enrol directly onto the course.  This fee includes access to your course including tutor support for 2 years.

Our enrolment fee includes:

  • All study materials covering the full specification
  • Full support where you can also message your tutor as many times as you need to
  • Access to our online Library with a full range of eBooks
  • Reference
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Marked and graded practise examination papers
  • Eligibility for a Totum Card if you reside within the UK
  • Fast Track IGCSE if required and flexible learning from home 24/7.

The only other fee you will need to pay is for your exams which is due approximately six months prior and this will be paid directly to the exam centre.

FAQs

You can enrol online right now by Card or PayPal (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express). Alternatively, we also accept BACS transfer or we can send you a payment link.

Yes the IGCSE will be an online course.  You will be able to access everything via our online portal.

With our courses, we have learners from all over the world enrolled.  Therefore, if we restricted your learning to certain times, not everyone would be available.  All our courses are accessible 24/7 via our online secure portal.  Any videos on your portal would be pre-recorded meaning you can work through your course at your own pace.

By opting for our International GCSE, you can study the course from anywhere and exam centres are located all over the world including the UK.

You will be provided with eBooks for this course. If you want to purchase physical books in addition, then we can provide you with the book ISBN numbers.

The Guided learning hours for the IGCSE is 130.

These figures are for guidance only. The number of hours needed to gain the qualification may vary depending on your previous experience of the subject.

The IGCSE is an international alternative to the GCSE and as the subjects are normally exam based only, make them ideal for students who are unable to attend a local school or college. This means there is no need to carry out science practical exams or find a school that will mark and authenticate your coursework.

IGCSEs are internationally recognised and as well as being available in the UK, are also available worldwide. They are recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and are an international passport to progression and success.

We want exams to be as competitively priced for our learners as possible and therefore that is why we direct them to the examination centres rather than charge upfront fees.