A Level Programme

Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

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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?

  • Investigating the Travel & Tourism Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Retail Travel Operations
  • Business of Travel & Tourism
  • Preparing for Employment
  • Entertainment for Holidaymakers
  • UK as a Destination
  • Residential Study Visit
  • Specialist Tourism
  • Hospitality Operations in Travel & Tourism
  • Working as a Children-™s Representative in Travel & Tourism
  • Tour Operations
  • Events Conferences and Exhibitions
  • Business Travel Operations
  • European Destinations
  • Responsible Tourism
  • Marketing Travel & Tourism Products and Services
  • Working as a Holiday Representative.
  • Additional qualifications on the Corporate Package include the English Speaking Board in Overseas Resort Representatives

How will I be assessed?

  • Coursework, presentations and role-plays 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?

  • College - a range of HNC/D, Foundation Degrees and professional qualifications
  • University - a degree in a related subject including Travel & Tourism and Hospitality
  • Careers - employment as a travel agent, holiday representative, and 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).

This course should be combined with A Levels.