b'ADVANCEDCO URSES ( LEVEL 3)TEXTILESTRAVEL AND TOURISM A LevelBTEC National Equivalent to one A LevelThis course oers an exciting opportunity to extendWhat do you think about a sixth airport for London? your skills in textile design. You will gain a thoroughWould you holiday in the Antarctic? How about understanding of the following essential techniques:working in the worlds largest industry? What felting, weaving, knitting, silk screen, block anddamage are tourists doing in remote areas like mono-printing, mark-making, drawing, machineNepal? Using discussion, research, videos and embroidery, papermaking, dyeing, batik, rusting,visits, you will explore the technological and socio-scorching, sculptural basketry techniques, pleatingeconomic reasons for the continuing growth of and steaming. Travel and Tourism, both in the UK and overseas. You will study units focusing on the organisations The main purpose of the course is to develop that make up the Travel and Tourism industries your ability to appreciate the visual world, and tosuch as Global Destinations, Marketing and Visitor enable you to respond in a personal and creativeAttractions. There is also the potential to undertake way through hands-on making. The textiles staa work placement within the industry as well as devise projects that encourage you to explore yourstudy some of the evolving tourism destinations creative instincts through a wide range of materialsand many current issues currently impacting on the and techniques. industry. This is an exciting, eye-opening course that can lead to endless opportunities, literally all over Your textile creations are placed in wider contextthe world!by studying practitioners work and learning from their techniques and processes, thus enriching yourASSESSMENTown work and understanding. During the course we50% portfolio/coursework, 25% exam and 25% run trips to the Victoria and Albert Museum, Newexam board set controlled assessments. Each unit is Designers, London, New York and Paris. awarded points, which are translated into an overall grade (Pass, Merit or Distinction) by the assessors at ASSESSMENT the end of the course. Coursework assignment tasks 60% coursework and 40% exam. will be in the form of a variety of observed practical tasks, reports, presentations and activities.ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTSGrade 4 or above in an Arts GCSE preferable butADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTSnot essential. Grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language.G LO BAL TH I N K I N G67'