This course is for those wishing to learn about the Travel & Tourism industry as part of a balanced programme of study.
It is a two year programme equivalent to one A Level.
You will develop the skills needed to examine, interpret and analyse a variety of statistics that measure the importance of the industry in the UK. You will investigate the features, appeal of different global destinations, visitor attractions and events. You will also explore how to develop a successful marketing plan for a travel and tourism organisation.
Three compulsory units include:
Students can choose from the following units:
A variety of trips and visits will be organised, some of which will be compulsory. These include:
This course is for students wanting to continue their education through applied learning, and who aim to progress to higher education or to employment, possibly in the travel and tourism, business, enterprise or management sectors.
The Choose BTEC leaflet provides more information about BTECs in general and the Case Study tells you about the Travel & Tourism courses.
You can download them here.