Sixth Form

Travel & Tourism

BSP 0342

Travel and Tourism is a BTEC nationally recognised Diploma. You will learn by completing assignments and projects that are based on real life situations within the travel and tourism industry. You should have an interest in the world and in travelling be willing to communicate with others. Throughout the course you will gain a range of skills and techniques essential for successful performance in working life.

In the Subsidiary Diploma you will gain a thorough grounding in the Travel Industry. Topics will include investigating the travel and tourism industry and looking at the major UK destinations for tourists. Customer service and gaining employment in the tourism industry are delivered through real life situations that prepare you for direct employment. If there is sufficient interest there may be the opportunity to travel abroad. The Subsidiary Diploma is worth the equivalent of one A Level.

There is the opportunity to study for the Diploma equivalent to - two  A Levels. Extended Diploma  - three A Levels.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade A* to C are needed to enrol on this BTEC. C grades at Maths and English are desirable but not essential, and all individuals will be considered on a one-to-one basis.


Travel and Tourism is everywhere and you will use the information in your everyday life!  Typical career progression from Travel and Tourism includes, B Tech Highers, University Degrees and gaining paid employment with leading airlines and travel providers.


Assessment is by coursework and assignment and is externally moderated.

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