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Introduction to Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 1 Diploma at Basingstoke College of Technology

Course description

The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • The UK Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Understanding Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
  • Understanding the Nature and Effects of World Travel
  • Development of the UK Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Developing Customer Service Skills in Travel and Tourism
  • UK Tourism Destinations
  • European Holiday Destinations
  • Worldwide Holiday Destinations
  • Holiday Planning
  • Preparing for Employment in Travel and Tourism
  • Exploring Airports and Airlines

Entry requirements

You should have 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including English and Maths or have successfully completed Entry Level qualifications through a Horizons or Foundations Studies programme.


The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects and case studies. Students will develop a responsible and co-operative approach to working on their own and in groups. The course uses practical activities, presentations and involvement with local business wherever possible.

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free. 
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.

Future opportunities

This course is a recognised route into our Level 2 programme; students should aim for a merit or distinction grade to ensure progression.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016

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