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Travel and Tourism

  Travel and Tourism




The Pearson BTEC National Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism is designed for students who are interested in the holiday and leisure industry, which is widely recognised to be the largest commercial service sector in the world. The qualification is equivalent in size to one A Level and is designed to occupy one-third of a typical study programme. Travel sector jobs are projected to grow, as is demand for graduate positions, and this programme will provide you with transferrable skills that will prepare you for the world of work in travel and tourism and beyond. In addition to the fundamental principles of the industry, you will learn about tour planning and development, hotel and hospitality management, and event planning and marketing.

Course Structure:


Unit 1: The World of Travel and Tourism

Unit 2: Global Destinations

Unit 3: Principles of Marketing in Travel and Tourism

Unit 4: Visitor Attractions




Career Pathways:

A BTEC in Travel and Tourism will provide you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a number of exciting pathways including undergraduate study, a higher apprenticeship or any of the following careers:

Cabin Crew, Travel Agent, Hotel Manager, Tourist Guide, Cruise Industry or Hospitality.


Entry Criteria:

GCSE English Language or GCSE Geography at Grade 5.