Travel and Tourism is a BTEC vocational course comprising of four units taken over the duration of the school year.
BTECs are vocationally related qualifications, where learners develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context. The qualifications are popular and effective because they enable learners to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop skills that are essential for the modern-day workplace. These skills include teamworking, working from a prescribed brief, working to deadlines, presenting information effectively, accurately completing administrative tasks and processes. BTEC Firsts motivate learners, and open doors to progression to further study and responsibility in the workplace.
- Unit 1 is the exam unit requiring you to sit a 190 minute exam in January with a second opportunity to re-take in the summer. For this unit you will study the UK travel and tourism sector.
- Unit 2 explores travel and tourism destinations in the UK.
- Unit 3 explores the importance of customer service in the travel and tourism industry.
- Unit 4 explores international travel and tourism destinations.