IGCSE Travel and Tourism
Exam code: 0471
Delivery method: Online
IGCSE duration: 120 hours over 12 Months
Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed
Award achieved: CIE IGCSE Travel and Tourism
Awarding body: CIE
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 IGCSE aims to give you a key awareness of the social and economic environments in which travel and tourism play a critical role.
IGCSE Travel and Tourism Overview
Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by CIE), you will have achieved an internationally recognised CIE IGCSE Travel and Tourism (4TRA) qualification.
IGCSE Travel and Tourism Content
This IGCSE 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).
- 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.
The CIE IGCSE Travel and Tourism qualification is gained the exam papers are successfully completed.
These exams are administered by CIE. As a private candidate you will sit your exams in an exam centre such as a school, college or private tuition centre.
Use the map below there are a huge number of places where you can sit your exams.
In addition, if you select the added tutor support there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the content, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty. This will ensure you are prepared for the final exams.
Method of study
The IGCSE is delivered online via the Learning Management System (LMS).
The online IGCSE has many features that cannot be printed such as embedded videos, forums and interactive tests.
If you opt for tutor support it also includes Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.
We highly recommend the additional tutor option to support our IGCSE e-books. For just £35 you will receive tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the content 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.
How quickly can I complete the IGCSE?
You can complete your IGCSE as quickly or slowly within the 12 months as you choose. The recommended study time for the content is 120 hours. The exam dates are set by the exam boards and for IGCSE Travel and Tourism are available in November and May/June each year. This gives you two opportunities to complete the exams during the 12 month IGCSE.