Vocational Course

Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3

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About this course

Travel and Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world.

This course provides a highly specialist work-related qualification in Travel & Tourism, which will offer the knowledge, understanding and skills sought after in many sectors of the travel and tourism industry.

The travel and tourism sector continues to develop at a rapid pace, with the return of the package holiday and huge demand for cruise vacations. This has boosted the demand for a more flexibly skilled workforce.

What will I learn?

Depending on the package followed, you will study a variety of units including:

  • The World of Travel & Tourism
  • Global Destinations
  • Managing the Customer Service
  • Travel & Tourism Enterprises
  • Work Experience in Travel & Tourism
  • The Airport Experience
  • The Cruise Industry

Additional qualifications on the Corporate Package include the English Speaking Board in Overseas Resort Representatives.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by coursework, presentations and roleplays with examinations in the additional qualifications.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C including English and Maths at grade 4 (grade C)

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - choose from a range of HNC/D, Foundation Degrees and professional qualifications
  • University Progression - degree in a related subject including Travel & Tourism and Hospitality
  • Careers - employment as a travel agent, holiday representative, passenger services agent, cabin crew, hotel receptionist and events co-ordinator

Additional Information

As part of the course you will participate in a range of curriculum based visits and there will be some cost for these activities.

You will also need a black suit with white shirt and a College scarf (females) or tie (male).