BTEC Travel & Tourism

SFcopy20Travel and Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Each year around 922 million tourists travel around the world spending nearly £600 billion. The UK alone earns £24 billion per year from foreign tourists. We spend £45 billion on tourism. One in every eight people is employed in the tourist industry. If you are interested in a career in this multi-billion pound industry, a Level 3 qualification in Travel and Tourism is a good starting point.

This qualification gives you an overview of Travel and Tourism and how the different
components link together.

You will explore real organisations and become familiar with the products and services that they offer to customers. You will study the UK and Europe as tourist destinations and learn to appreciate the wide variety of attractions, accommodation and services that they have to offer.

Careers in Travel and Tourism can include:

  • Event Management
  • Tourism Development
  • Tour Guiding Services
  • Hotel Management
  • Customer Services
Qualification equivalence: A Level
Course contact: Mrs Penny
Assessment: Coursework
Additional entry requirements: GCSE Grade 4 in English and Level 2 in Travel & Tourism preferred
Suggested combinations: Business, Health & Social Care, ICT
Link: www.edexcel.com/btec