Travel And Tourism

If you are interested in becoming one of the well-trained professionals needed to plan and manage tourist attractions, manage holiday resorts and organise tours, run travel agencies or work in passenger travel by land, sea and air, this course could be right for you.

The Travel and Tourism courses are intensive and require significant use of ICT to conduct independent research. You may have opportunities to complete short courses linked to specific job skills such as Airline Cabin Crew work. Our teaching team have extensive experience in the travel industry and organise many trips and visits.

Topics Include

  • The World of Travel and Tourism
  • Travel and Tourism Organisations
  • UK and Global Destinations
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing and Careers

Course Essentials

Courses Available
Single BTEC Level 3 (equivalent to 1 A Level)
Double BTEC Level 3 (equivalent to 2 A Levels)
Entry Requirements
How The Course is Assessed
The courses are currently assessed by 100% coursework, consisting of a series of assignments based on real organisations or situations. You will have to submit reports and take part in presentations and role plays. These qualifications may change in 2020.
Career Pathways
Typical career routes may include working for tour operators, travel agency work, managing visitor attractions, working in passenger transport, event management, planning and developing tourism. University courses include: International Tourism Management, Event Management, Travel Marketing and Business.
Transferable Skills
Teamwork; report writing; customer service skills; presentation skills; decision making; business skills.
Other Information

There are some trips including occasional short foreign visits and longer stays in places such as New York. There are some compulsory trips on which we base some coursework and students may need to make a payment of about £50 at the start of the course.

There are also opportunities for work experience placements. Students may be able to use this option as a way of enlarging their travel and tourism course. Work experience placements cannot be guaranteed and any students interested will need to discuss and negotiate the possibilities with the course team.
Enquiries To
Barbara Simpson: