Travel And Tourism
Travel and Tourism contributes around $7 trillion to the global economy. Your future in this industry starts here!
If you are interested in becoming one of the well-trained professionals needed to plan and manage tourist attractions, manage holiday resorts and organise tours, run travel agencies and provide travel operations by land, sea and air, this course could be right for you.
The Travel and Tourism courses are intensive and require significant use of ICT to conduct independent research. You will have opportunities to complete short courses linked to specific job skills such as Airline Cabin Crew work. Our teaching team have extensive experience in the travel industry and organise many trips and visits.
“I have always wanted to work in the travel industry. At the Open Evening the teachers gave me lots of information about the course which made me want to study this subject even more. I am now studying Extended Travel & Tourism as I enjoyed the course so much. I have enjoyed going on travel and tourism trips, New York was a great experience. The teachers provide a fun learning and working environment.”
Jazmine Reed ex-Varndean School
Travel and Tourism provided 260 million jobs globally by 2012.
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (equivalent to 1 A2 Level) Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diplomas (equivalent to 2 or 3 A levels) available in year 2
Level 3 Course: 4 Grade Cs or above at GCSE
HOW THE COURSES ARE ASSESSED
The courses are mainly assessed by ongoing coursework which is produced under supervised conditions. Courses are 100% coursework, with a series of assignments based on real organisations or situations
WHERE DOES IT LEAD?
Typical career routes may include working for tour operators, travel agency work, managing visitor attractions, management of passenger transport operations, event management, planning and developing tourism. University courses include international tourism management, event management, travel marketing and business.
Trips include short foreign visits, and longer stays in places such as New York. There are some compulsory trips and students will need to make a payment of about £70.