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Travel & Tourism


Mrs Osei-Bempong

Entry Requirement: 

Grade 4 in GCSE English Language or  GCSE English Literature and 
Pass in BTEC First Award in Travel & Tourism (or equivalent)

Course Overview: 

These qualifications have been designed to provide an all-round introduction to the travel and tourism sector for those who wish to further their careers in one of its many connected industries, including retail travel, visitor attractions, and accommodation, transport and tour operations.

You will discover how important the travel and tourism industry is to the UK Economy, develop skills needed to interpret and analyse statistics, investigate the features and appeal of global destinations and explore ways of managing the customer experience and develop customer service skills.

Exam Information: 

Duration: 2 years
Exam Board: Pearson

Year 1: 
Unit 1 - The World of Travel and Tourism (Externally assessed) 
Unit 3 - Principles of Marketing in Travel and Tourism

Year 2:              
Unit 2 - Global Destinations (Externally assessed unit)
Unit 9 - Visitor Attractions

Qualification Gained:

BTEC Level 3 National Certificate/ Extended Certificate

Career Opportunities: 

After studying at degree level in university, you will be able to explore careers in: Economics, Marketing, Human Resources, Sales, Service Manager, Office manager, Operation and Strategy, Finance, Auditing and Business Development.

Subject Links: 

This Course links with subjects such as: Applied Law, IT, Accounting, English Literature, Geography and Maths