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1 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 1 von 12 Tourism at the BBS Wechloy an introduction to our branch

2 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 2 von 12 Contents 1. Vocational training courses in the tourism branch of the BBS Wechloy 2. The Dual System of Vocational Training 3. Entry qualifications of trainees 4. Present employers 5. Daily duties at the workplace 6. Curricula 7. Projects 8. Final exams

3 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 3 von Vocational training courses in the tourism department Travel Agents Responsible for outgoing tourism Employers: travel agencies or tour operators Agents for Tourism and Leisure Responsible for incoming tourism Employers: tourist information centers, leisure and recreation sites, camping sites, tourism marketing organisations

4 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 4 von The Dual System of Vocational Training Duration: three years School First year: two days a week (14-16 hours) Second/third year: once a week (8-9 hours) Based on the curricula of the German Ministry of Education Company First year: 3-4 days a week Second/third year: 4-5 days a week Based on the curricula of the German Chamber of Commerce

5 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 5 von Entry qualifications of trainees General Certificate of Secondary Education – Ordinary and Advanced level Trainees should be: – service-orientated – open-minded – communicative – able to work under stress – interested in geography and business administration

6 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 6 von Present employers Travel Agents Travel agencies – Chains like TUI, Thomas Cook, alltours – Private agencies Tour operators (regional) – Höffmann Reisen – Bruns Reisen – Scol Reisen – Rückenwind Reisen Agents for Tourism and Leisure VVV Nordhorn Emsland Touristik e.V. Oldenburg Tourismus Marketing GmbH Bad Zwischenahner Tourismus GmbH Wilhelmshaven Tourismus GmbH Papenburg Tourismus …

7 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 7 von Daily duties at the workplace Travel agents: make arrangements for transportation (flight, rail ferry and bus tickets), for hotel accommodation, car rental, inclusive tours, and recreation give advice on destinations as well as travel insurance, entry requirements, vaccinations, baggage regulations perform general administration duties Tour operators: plan, calculate and organize inclusive tours develop marketing strategies design catalogues give advice to travel agents perform general administration duties

8 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 8 von Daily duties at the workplace Agents for Tourism and Leisure Provide information to the public and local businesses about tourist attractions, events, accommodation, transport and other facilities in the region and nationwide. Work in marketing: statistics, advertisement, public relations, corporate identity Organize events, meetings and the cooperation of the different participants of regional tourism Sell souvenirs, accommodation, event tickets Participate in trade fairs Perform general administration duties (personnel department, accounting)

9 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 9 von Curricula – major elements of school training Travel Agents Legal framework Products of operators and agents Advisory service to customers Travel law Travel destinations in Germany, Europe and the world Modes of transport Tour operation Accounting and Controlling Micro- and macroeconomics Marketing Politics Languages (English, Spanish) Information technology (integrated) German Physical education (sports) Religious studies Agents for Tourism and Leisure Tourism Companys (presentations) Legal framework Advisory service to customers Quality management Touristic incoming industry Travel destinations in Germany Modes of transport Statistics and market research Marketing Event and project management Accounting and Controlling Micro- and Macroeconomics Politics Languages (English, Spanish) Information technologies (integrated) German Physical education (sports)

10 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 10 von Projects Recent product: – Organizing and pricing daytrips for handicapped people (Caritas Altenoythe e.V.) – Planning a communication and distribution concept

11 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 11 von Final Exams Examination board: Chamber of Commerce (IHK) Three written exams in the following fields of training: – Business studies (60 min) – Accounting (60 min) – Tourism and services (150 min) One oral exam in tourism and services

12 Präsentation Fachbereich Tourismus RS SC SK 19. Mai 2008 Folie 12 von 12 Thank you for your attention!


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