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Travel and Tourism

BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism

The Travel and Tourism industry continues to grow rapidly. It is a dynamic and exciting industry that has generated many different employment opportunities such as airlines and tour operators. You will follow a vocational and relevant curriculum that links content knowledge to practical approaches. You will develop knowledge and skills crucial to the industry.

Staff Position
Mr Pinder Director of Key Stage 5

Specific requirements

Students following this course will need to be very interested in the travel and tourism industry with a view to further enhancing their qualifications at higher education and/or pursuing a career in the industry.


The course is assessed through written exams, coursework assignments and controlled assessments. You will have one exam and one piece of coursework in Year 12, with a further piece of coursework and a controlled assessment in Year 13. Each year is worth 50% of the total qualification.

Where does it lead?

Previous successful students have progressed on to study travel, tourism management, events management and Business related courses at a variety of universities. Some students are now working for airports, airlines or travel providers.