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BTEC Extended Certificate, Diploma and Extended Diploma

Travel and Tourism

What is BTEC Travel and Tourism?

A qualification in Travel and Tourism tells potential employers that you have well-developed research skills, excellent time management, you are able to work in a team and that you have the necessary ‘people’ skills to manage others effectively.

You will develop a range of skills required for a managerial career through a range of varied and interesting projects, tailored to match your interests and ambitions.

You will also have the opportunity to complete a relevant work placement, to use your newly acquired skills in an industry setting. A variety of trips will also be organised for you to see the industry in action.

What Will You Study?

  • Investigating destinations and visitor attractions in the UK, Europe and world-wide
  • How to meet the needs of different travel and tourism customers
  • How travel and tourism businesses operate
  • Preparing for employment in the travel and tourism industry

What Next?

As well as careers as Cabin Crew and Holiday Reps, Travel and Tourism can lead to a wide range of other careers in the areas of event & hospitality management, wedding planning, travel agencies, public relations, travel journalism and tourism marketing.

Exam Board

Edexcel

Entry Requirements

At least five 4s at GCSE, including at least a 4 in English Language or Maths.

Course Type:

BTEC Extended Certificate,  Diploma and Extended Diploma.

What other subjects go well with this subject?

Business Studies, Modern Foreign Languages, English, Law and Geography.

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