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Travel and Tourism BTEC Diploma Level 3 at Holy Family Catholic High School

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary Diploma in Travel and Tourism provides an opportunity for learners who would like to gain employment in the travel and tourism sector, including retail travel, visitor attractions, accommodation, transport and tour operations. The specification has been designed to allow learners the opportunity to gain a wide range of knowledge and experiences so that particular interests and career aspirations within the travel and tourism sector can be pursued. Assessment is by a combination of submitted assignments and practical tasks that are internally assessed and then externally verified. This is a two year full time course. Students will be required to spend at least 360 hours on taught or directed study over the two years.

Course content

The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary Diploma in Travel and Tourism is a two year qualification that consists of four mandatory units plus fourteen optional units. A total of six units will be completed over the 2 year programme.

Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector
The Business of Travel and Tourism
The UK as a Destination
Customer Service in Travel and Tourism

Optional Units
Marketing Travel and Tourism Products and Services
Preparing for Employment in Travel and Tourism

Entry requirements

Four or more A*-C grades at GCSE. Students currently taking an intermediate vocational course will need a full level 2 diploma with a Level 2 Pass grade in a related subject. A grade C in either English language and mathematics will be particularly relevant. Many activities are group based and an excellent attendance level is essential. An APS (average points score) of 37+ is recommended.

Future opportunities

Students who achieve this qualification will be fully prepared to enter a variety of HND or Degree level courses. The qualification is equivalent to 1 x A2 level. The course will last for 2 years and after 1 year students will achieve 1 x AS level qualification

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holy Family Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 February 2017
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