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Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 at St Francis Xavier 6th Form College (SFX College)

Course description

Designed for students who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment, potentially in the travel and tourism sector.

This qualification gives learners the opportunity to cover the travel and tourism sector through the extensive common core followed by a selection of optional units.


This course allows students to gain specific knowledge and understanding relevant for work in the travel and tourism industry. It is a two year course equivalent to 2 A levels. You can use this qualification to gain entry to higher education or to go directly to work in the travel and tourism sector.

Future opportunities

The qualification is recognised by higher education providers as meeting admission requirements to a variety of degree courses.

In addition learners will develop transferable and employability skills such as self-confidence, self-presentation, interpersonal skills and time management, which are highly regarded by higher education providers and employers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Francis Xavier 6th Form College (SFX College) directly.

Last updated date: 09 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September


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    • St Francis Xavier College is the most accessible Catholic Sixth Form College in London, with underground travel taking approximately 15 minutes from Waterloo, London Bridge, Victoria or Morden.

      Travel to the College is possible by:

      Nearest station (two minutes walk to the College) is Clapham South on the Northern Line. Change at London Bridge for the Jubilee Line.

      50: Croydon - Stockwell
      155: Tooting - Elephant & Castle
      355: Mitcham - Brixton
      G1: Norbury - Clapham Junction
      249: Balham - Crystal Palace - Penge
      315: Balham - Tulse Hill

      National Rail/Overground:
      Nearest stations are Balham and Clapham High Street.