Travel & Tourism BTEC

BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in 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: 1 year
Starting date: September 2018
Location: SRC Bede Sixth Form



How will I learn?

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.


What’s next?

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.


You need:

Five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C including English and maths is preferable.


How am I assessed?

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.


What else do I need to know?

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.


How do I apply/enrol?