Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3 at Franklin College
Year 1 Do you have aspirations to be a holiday representative, cabin crew member or work in hotel management? During your first year you will investigate the travel and tourism industry in depth. You will study three units: The travel and tourism sector - the different component industries, how it has developed over the last fifty years and how it is being affected by current trends and factors, the UK as a destination - how the UK attracts and meets the needs of visitors, the business of travel and tourism - an opportunity for you to develop your business skills, within the context of the travel and tourism industry. Year 2 In your second year, you will look at different elements of the travel and tourism industry in more depth and study three further units from: Customer service in travel and tourism, European destinations, long-haul travel destinations, preparing for employment in travel and tourism, researching current issues in travel and tourism.
Five GCSE grades A*-C or equivalent, to include English Language. An interest in coursework is essential.
This course provides a strong foundation for a further study course in Travel and Tourism. There are a wide range of opportunities for employment across the industry - from cabin crew, travel agent, hotel management to tour operating, working in visitor attractions and visitor information services. This qualification demonstrates your interest and skill level in the travel industry, which is useful for applications to Higher Education, employment and further vocational training.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Franklin College directly.