Travel & Tourism

BTEC Travel & Tourism

If you dream of seeing the world, working in exciting destinations across lands near and far, our expert Travel and Tourism team can prepare you for the working world of the travel industry. This course will give you the perfect grounding for a career in travel and tourism and take you as far as your ambition will let you go.


Duration: One year
Starting date: September 2019
Location: SRC Bede Sixth Form

You will learn through a combination of group and individual study, trips, practical activities and research. Covering everything from customer service skills to the business behind travel and tourism, researching holiday destinations and building a working knowledge of the wider world around us, we’ll help prepare you for the world of work.

Choosing travel and tourism could lead to a range of exciting opportunities. You could go on to be a travel rep, tour organiser, cabin crew or even as a tourism information agent.

To have achieved A*/9-C/4 grades in at least five GCSE programmes, including either GCSE English or GCSE Maths.

The new BTEC Nationals use a combination of assessment styles to enable learners to showcase their skills and application of knowledge. There are three types of assessment: assignments, tasks and written exams.

To work in travel and tourism you need to enjoy meeting new people and have an enthusiasm for the area you choose to work in. In recent years our travel and tourism students have enjoyed trips to Venice, Amsterdam and London amongst other locations as part of their study. So to find out more about the world around you, make travel and tourism part of your future with SRC Bede Sixth Form.

  • Amazing facilities and teachers
  • A highly practical course that allows you to explore the various roles within the travel and tourism industry
  • Inspirational teaching staff who will support you every step of the way.